‘Home Alone’ actor who played Buzz arrested for domestic assault – National | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 24, 2021 9:11 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Home Alone actor Devin Ratray surrendered to authorities in Oklahoma on Wednesday after he was accused of assaulting his girlfriend, police said. Ratray, who played older brother Buzz McAllister in … Read more

B.C. businessman Frank Giustra’s lawsuit against Twitter can proceed, court rules | Globalnews.ca

British Columbia’s highest court has upheld a lower-court ruling allowing a prominent businessman and philanthropist’s defamation lawsuit against Twitter Inc. to proceed in the province. The decision released Friday by the B.C. Court of Appeal means the lawsuit filed by Frank Giustra, a member of the Order of B.C. and founder of Lionsgate Entertainment, may … Read more

Jussie Smollett trial: Actor found guilty of staging fake hate crime – National | Globalnews.ca

Actor Jussie Smollett, the one-time star of the TV drama “Empire,” was found guilty on Thursday of staging a hate crime against himself in what prosecutors said was a bid to gain sympathy and bolster his career. Prosecutors said Smollett, who is Black and openly gay, lied to police when he told them that he … Read more

Jury deliberates Jussie Smollett’s fate in alleged fake hate crime case – National | Globalnews.ca

A prosecutor told jurors Wednesday there is “overwhelming evidence” that Jussie Smollett lied to Chicago police about being the victim of an anti-gay, racist hate crime, while a defense attorney called the case a “house of cards” built on testimony from two liars. The lawyers’ closing arguments capped just over one week of testimony in the … Read more

Both sides rest in Josh Duggar child pornography trial – National | Globalnews.ca

The defence rested Tuesday in the Arkansas federal trial of former reality TV star Josh Duggar after a prosecutor sharply questioned a computer expert during the state’s cross-examination. Duggar, 33, is charged with receiving and possessing child pornography and faces up to 20 years in prison on each count if convicted. His federal trial began … Read more

Jussie Smollett says ‘there was no hoax’ in trial over alleged MAGA attack – National | Globalnews.ca

Former Empire actor Jussie Smollett denied Monday that he staged an anti-gay, racist attack on himself in downtown Chicago, testifying at his trial that “there was no hoax.” Smollett, who faces charges that he lied to Chicago police about the January 2019 attack, sought to refute damaging testimony from two brothers last week. They said … Read more

Actor testifies Jussie Smollett asked him to carry out fake hate crime – National | Globalnews.ca

An aspiring actor testified Wednesday that Jussie Smollett recruited him and his brother to stage a homophobic and racist attack on him in downtown Chicago nearly three years ago, saying the former Empire star even instructed them on how to throw fake punches. Abimbola Osundairo said Smollett detailed how Osundairo and his brother should carry … Read more

Former child actor in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ killed in shooting – National | Globalnews.ca

Jonshel Alexander, a onetime child actor who played a supporting role in the 2012 Oscar-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild, was killed in a weekend shooting in her native Louisiana. She was 22. Police said Alexander and a man were shot inside a vehicle Saturday in New Orleans and she was pronounced dead at … Read more

Alec Baldwin says he ‘didn’t pull the trigger’ in fatal ‘Rust’ shooting – National | Globalnews.ca

Alec Baldwin said he did not pull the trigger of the gun that killed a cinematographer on the movie set of Rust, while investigators in New Mexico zeroed in on how live ammunition may have found its way to the set. Baldwin, who was holding a gun he was told was safe when it went … Read more

Recycled live ammo may have been on ‘Rust’ movie set amid fatal shooting: documents – National | Globalnews.ca

Authorities investigating the fatal shooting on the “Rust” movie last month are investigating whether recycled live ammunition may have made its way into a stash of dummy bullets on the set in New Mexico, according to court documents released on Tuesday. The documents include a search warrant for the premises of a local supplier of ammunition and … Read more