Daily Scoop – May 24, 2016

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

Tragic news from an iconic Canadian band… details in your Daily Scoop.

The lead singer of The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.  The band made the announcement on its website and Facebook page Tuesday.  The message says Downie was diagnosed with the condition in December and that “he’s endured a lot of difficult times, and has been fighting hard.”  The Tragically Hip announced plans for a farewell tour with details coming soon.
Bill Cosby has been ordered to stand trial on sexual assault charges stemming from a decade-old police report in which a woman said the comedian gave her three blue pills that put her in a stupor, unable to stop his advances.  The judge ruled that prosecutors had sufficient evidence to bring Cosby to trial, and set his arraignment for July 20, at which time the TV star will enter a plea and a trial date will be set.
Pink was on Jimmy Kimmel to promote her new single, ‘Just Like Fire,’ from ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ when she was surprised by the film’s star, Johnny Depp.

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