Hockey broadcasters Don Cherry and Ron MacLean are among those Canadian celebrities getting a star of Canada’s Walk of Fame….Also being honoured, Michael Buble…. Shawn Mendes will be receiving a special award from Canada’s Walk of Fame. The teen singer-songwriter has been selected as the recipient of the Allan Slaight honour, presented each year to a young Canadian making a positive impact in the music industry. Jason Priestley will return as host of this year’s induction ceremony, which will be held in Toronto on Nov. 7 and televised on Dec. 17 on Global.
Jim Carrey’s on and off girlfriend Cathriona White has died after reportedly taking her own life. The 30-year-old’s body was found by friends at an undisclosed residence in Los Angeles on Monday night. Sources tell TMZ.com the deceased left a suicide note, which reportedly mentions the actor and states the couple split last week. White also shut down her Twitter.com account on 24 September following her final tweet, which read: “Signing off Twitter, I hope I have been a light to my nearest and dearest.”
Hugh Jackman confirmed to us that the next Wolverine movie — to be directed by James Mangold and scheduled for release in 2017 — will be his last in the role of Logan. And though his pal Patrick Stewart will be in it, he said there is no chance of reprising the role even as a cameo in future X-Men projects.
Lady Gaga is Billboard’s 2015 Woman Of The YEAR! Billboard announced today the pop icon will be honored during its annual Women in Music event, which will air for the first time on Lifetime in December. The magazine said Gaga was chosen for her unparalleled contributions to entertainment, pointing out her six Grammy awards and countless other milestones within the music industry as major determining factors.
Pharrell Williams and his book publisher have launched a “Happy” campaign for young readers. Along with Penguin Young Readers, the singer has partnered with FirstBook, a nonprofit literacy organization, to donate up to 50,000 books to children in low-income families. Pharrell’s picture book, “Happy,” based on his hit song, comes out next week.
Most video stores are long gone, but Quentin Tarantino still has use for VHS tapes and DVDs. Quentin Tarantino refuses to subscribe to Netflix and still uses VHS tapes to record movies from television. He admits that he can’t even watch a movie on his laptop…