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Russell Peters' Junos Rape Joke Was Even Worse Than You Think

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 04.04.2017 | Canada Living
Joshua Ostroff

"Look at all the young girls, this is a felony waiting to happen." That was the "joke" that Russell Peters used to open up the 2017 Junos on Sunday, an award show that had already been marred by a second consecutive year of the #JunosSoMale debate over gender-imbalanced nominees. Peters then proceeded to reduce Canada's heritage minister, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, to being "hot." The show went on, but anger over Peters has continued to build as have the usual defenders crying about how it was just a joke. So let's unpack that.

Canadian Couple Photograph The Greatest Anti-Rock Stars In History

The Huffington Post Canada | Juliette Jagger
 | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Music

Over the course of the past three decades, Canadian husband and wife photographers Viliam Hrubovcak and Jolie Fejer have become widely known for their...

Musician Vs. Journalist Feuds: On-Air Insults! Angry Lyrics! Death Threats!

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Music

Toronto Star music critic Ben Rayner reviewed Cher's Toronto concert last week by stating "nobody's drinking Cher's 'goodbye' Kool-Aid anymore." Hours...

Toronto's First Punk Band, The Viletone's - Final Performance December 13, 2013

Susan Ponting | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada
Susan Ponting

A Personal Perspective | Music Review -- The Viletones - Friday December 13, 2013 @The Phoenix Concert Theatre It was Friday the 13th and 13 below ...

15 Strangest Musical Appearances In Commercials

Huffington Post Music Canada | Anne T Donahue | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Music

These days it's not enough for musicians to simply make music. If you're Jay-Z you buy an ownership stake in a basketball team, if you're Sleater-K...