1. Jian Ghomeshi Issues 'Peace Bond' to Avoid Second Sexual Assault Trial

    May 11, 2016 11:17 AM EDT Jian Ghomeshi on Wednesday stood in a Toronto courtroom to apologize and sign a peace bond to avoid a second sexual assault trial. In return, Crown attorney Michael Callaghan withdrew the final criminal count to bring the high profile sexual assault case against the former Moxy Fruvous pop…

  2. Jian Ghomeshi, Former CBC Broadcaster, Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault

    March 24, 2016 11:30 AM EDT A judge in Toronto announced the not-guilty verdicts on five charges in the trial of the former Moxy Fruvous pop group member and disgraced CBC broadcaster. A Toronto judge on Thursday has cleared Jian Ghomeshi of all charges in a sex assault trial that made headlines beyond Canada's…

  3. Jian Ghomeshi Trial Begins in Toronto: 'He Went From Being Really Nice, to This Rage' Says Accuser

    February 01, 2016 6:03 PM EST The trial of Jian Ghomeshi, a former CBC radio host and rock artist, got underway Monday (Feb. 1) in Toronto, the first witness called to testify against Jian Ghomeshi told of being the victim of an alleged assault in 2002 after they started kissing at his home. The disgraced Canadian media…

  4. Jian Ghomeshi Pleads Not Guilty on Five Counts

    October 01, 2015 1:31 PM EDT Former Q radio host Jian Ghomeshi, the Canadian media personality fired from the CBC last fall after accusations of sexual assault surfaced in a Toronto newspaper, pleaded not guilty to five charges today in a Toronto court, including four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming…

  5. Jian Ghomeshi Case: Two Sexual Assault Charges Dropped (Report)

    May 12, 2015 4:53 PM EDT Prosecutors have dropped two sex assault charges against disgraced Canadian media star Jian Ghomeshi , the Canadian Press newswire service said Tuesday (May 12). That leaves the former CBC radio personality to stand trial on a remaining five charges of sex assault and one charge of choking.…

  6. Jian Ghomeshi Faces New Charges As More Accusers Step Forward

    January 08, 2015 5:39 PM EST Embattled Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi faces three new criminal charges of sexual assault after three more accusers stepped forward. The new counts, unveiled during a Toronto court hearing Thursday (Jan. 8) at which Ghomeshi appeared, according to CTV News , bring to eight the number…

  7. Jian Ghomeshi Arrested on Assault Charges

    November 26, 2014 2:44 PM EST He faces four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance, or choking, following a police investigation. Former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been arrested on four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance, or choking. The Toronto Police…

  8. Jian Ghomeshi Withdraws $55 Million Lawsuit Against the CBC

    November 25, 2014 4:54 PM EST The former radio host had filed suit after getting fired over sexual abuse allegations. Former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi has dropped a $55 million lawsuit against the CBC. Canadian Radio Host Jian Ghomeshi Fired After Sexual Abuse Allegations A CBC spokesman on Tuesday (Nov. 25)…

  9. Jian Ghomeshi Scandal: New Details Emerge From Radio Host's Ex-Employer

    November 01, 2014 10:43 AM EDT The embattled radio host is accused of violent sexual abuse. Canada's CBC has begun to lay out its version of events leading up to the firing of Jian Ghomeshi last Sunday (Oct. 26), which includes evidence of "physical injury to a woman." Jian Ghomeshi Dropped By The Agency…

  10. Jian Ghomeshi Dropped By The Agency Group

    October 31, 2014 5:21 PM EDT Toronto-based The Agency Group released a statement Friday (Oct. 31) that it is no longer the agent of representation for Jian Ghomeshi . Nine women have come forward to major Canadian media outlets with firsthand accounts of being victimized by the former CBC radio host, including getting…

  11. Owen Pallett: 'Jian Ghomeshi Is My Friend, And He Beats Women'

    October 28, 2014 5:15 PM EDT The indie singer-songwriter speaks out on the claims against the Canadian broadcaster. Days after the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation fired nationally beloved broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi -- host of a radio arts program called Q -- amid allegations of sexual misconduct, his friend, musician…

  12. Canadian Radio Host Jian Ghomeshi Fired After Sexual Abuse Allegations by Jilted Ex

    October 26, 2014 8:22 PM EDT “Let me be the first to say that my tastes in the bedroom may not be palatable to some folks.” Canada's CBC on Sunday fired popular radio show host Jian Ghomeshi after allegations of sexual abuse by a former lover. Details of Ghomeshi's sexual relations with his ex-girlfriend were…

  13. Billy Bob Thornton's Band Cancels Canadian Tour

    April 12, 2009 12:52 PM EDT Billy Bob Thornton's band has canceled the rest of its Canadian tour after the actor compared the country's fans to mashed potatoes with no gravy in a testy interview that caused a sensation online. The Boxmasters opened for Willie Nelson on Thursday in Toronto, where they…