Janet Wright – star of “Corner Gas” has passed away at age 71. Wright was an award-winning stage and screen actress, best known for her portrayal of the long-suffering matriarch Emma on “Corner Gas.” Wright played Emma Leroy on the hit Canadian sitcom, which ended its six-season run in 2009, and returned with a big-screen adaptation in 2014. “Corner Gas” creator Brent Butt says co-star Janet Wright was a pro who had a giant wit and heart like no other person he’d ever met.
Dwayne Johnson will be named People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive 2016, He will take over from David Beckham, who was named the Sexiest Man Alive last year. Johnson joins a long list of People’s Sexiest Man Alive, including Mel Gibson, who was the first recipient of the prize in 1985, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth, rocker Adam Levine, Bradley Cooper, and Ryan Reynolds.
Mike Bullard has been charged with criminal harassment in connection with the alleged stalking of a television reporter he had dated. The Star id’s her as City TV reporter Cynthia Mulligan – The five charges — criminal harassment, obstruction of justice and breaching conditions to stay away from her — were laid in three batches between September and this month… Bullard said in an interview yesterday it was a very personal thing and a bad break up.
She was not there in person. But Shannen Doherty was present in spirit at a cast reunion of her old show, “Beverly Hills, 90210.” The cast met in Chicago over the weekend at the Rewind Convention — but Doherty was unable to attend because she is battling breast cancer. Fellow cast member Luke Perry told the convention audience that sometimes Doherty’s contributions to the show “are minimized.” In an Instagram post, Jennie Garth calls her the “strongest lady” she has ever known. ever known.“
Aerosmith will hit the road in Europe next spring for what it’s calling a “farewell” tour on its official web site. No North American dates have been announced yet for next year.