Russell Peters

Junos Apologize For Russell Peters' 'Off-Script Remarks'

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2017 | Canada

The comedian opened the show with a monologue that referenced young girls in the audience as a "felony waiting to happen."

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.

Russell Peters' Rape Joke Pissed A LOT Of People Off

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 04.04.2017 | Canada Living

It was actually the opposite of funny.

Russell Peters' Comments At Junos Were Inappropriate: Heritage Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2017 | Canada Politics

Peters called the heritage minister "hot" before introducing her on stage.

Russell Peters Says Toronto Has Completely Changed

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Living

"Thanks Drake."

Russell Peters Says Refugees Are Just Like Us

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Impact

"They're the exact same people, they're just in a bad place."

Russell Peters Offers To Pay For Ontario Toddler's Funeral

CBC | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Impact

Actor and comedian Russell Peters has offered to help cover the funeral expenses for Victoria O'Dea, the 21-month-old who was found lifeless inside a ...

Russell Peters Prank Says 'Daily Show' Host Lifted His Jokes

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Living

"He's stolen material from David Kau, he's stolen material from myself."

Top 3 Tips from Eugene Levy to Teens Everywhere

Shane Feldman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Canada
Shane Feldman

I caught up with American Pie star Eugene Levy on the Red Carpet at "It's Always Something" hosted by Russell Peters. I asked Eugene to share his top tips for teens. Here are his top three pieces of advice.

Brampton Native Russell Peters To Pay For 10-Year-Old's Funeral

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Impact

After a horrifying incident like the loss of a child, the last thing a parent wants to do is think about the massive expenses incurred by a funeral. T...

Russell Peters: Stop Being So Politically Correct

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada TV

Comedians have been getting in trouble more often lately for "offensive" jokes. But are the jokes more offensive or is society more sensitive? C...

Canada's Walk of Shame

Miranda Frum | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Living
Miranda Frum

The show was less about Canada and the triumphs of Canadian citizens -- it was a show celebrating Howie Mandel, his shameless name-dropping, self-promotion and awkward antics.

PHOTOS: Canada's Walk Of Fame Welcomes Russell Peters, Sandra Oh

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada

Canada's Walk of Fame added some new stars last night at Toronto's Elgin Theatre. They join the ranks of 131 other famous canucks already given one...