Daily Scoop – June 20, 2016

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

It was a sad weekend in Hollywood as another two actors lost their lives… details in your Daily Scoop.

Star Trek actor, Anton Yelchin was killed in a freak accident at his home early Sunday morning.  Yelchin was found pinned by his Jeep against a brick mailbox, the LAPD has revealed to the Los Angeles Times that his cause of death was “blunt traumatic asphyxia.”

Another actor Ron Lester has passed away.  Lester, who was perhaps best known playing the loud, oversized lineman Billy Bob in the 1999 film “Varsity Blues,” died of organ failure. He was 45.

Disney tops the weekend box office for the 11th time this year with ‘Finding Dory.’  The sequel to 2003’s ‘Finding Nemo’ was expected to earn around 100 million dollars, but it far exceeded those estimates with 136 million, making it the biggest opening for an animated film in history.

The iHeart Radio Much Music Video Awards were handed out last night in Toronto and Drake was the big winner taking home took a record of five awards in one year, including video of the year and best hip hop video, but the Toronto-raised performer was a no-show to accept his trophies.

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