Radio & Television

Boobs before nine not always a bad thing

OTTAWA – Washed-up punkster Billy Idol and the body parts certain fans present to him isn’t necessarily a violation of Canadian broadcast standards, even if broadcast before 9 p.m., the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council said Wednesday. This April, TVA aired an episode of Star Système - a magazine-style entertainment program that examines the world of pop culture and show business - where the first segment of that episode was about Idol at a record-signing session at an American music store. During the segment, one of Idol’s female fans asked him to sign her chest. “The singer complied by signing just...