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The 8th Annual Laugh Out Loud Gala stars

I attend the 8th Annual Laugh Out Loud Gala in support of the Trillium Health Partners mental health program. Check out my interviews with Howie Mandel, Gerry D & more!

The Bachelorette stars

Our host Darriel Roy chatted with The Bachelorette stars, Mike Johnson & Jordan Kimball about their experience being on the Bachelorette franchise and Bachelor of Paradise. The event was hosted by Eligible Magazine in Toronto! 

Priyanka Chopra

Darriel Roy sits down with Priyanka Chopra Jonas on her exclusive interview regarding her new movie, "The Sky is Pink," that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Here's a look! #PriyankaChopraJonas #TheSkyIsPink

I spoke to NBA star, Tristan Thompson about, "The Amari Thompson Soiree," in support of Epilepsy Toronto. Here's a look! 

I attended the Healthy Start, Healthy Future Celebrity 2019 tournament! Check out my interviews with CFL Hall of Famer, Damon Allen & Toronto Raptors correspondent, Sherman Hamilton!

I had a chance to return again this year for, "The Joe Carter Classic" event celebrating it's 10th anniversary. The event is hosted by legendary sports Icon, Joe Carter and brings in celebrities, philanthropists & entrepreneurs whom come together to raise money for charity. To date, the Joe Carter Classic Golf Tournament has raised over $2.5 million, benefitingChildren’s Aid Foundation’s Joe Carter Family Support Fund and the Joe Carter Scholarship Endowment Fund, along with other local children's charities. I also caught up with 90's music group, Naughty By Nature to talk about their latest projects. Here's a look! #JoeCarterClassic

I had a chance to cover the 2019 Canadian Screen awards celebrating the best in Film, TV & Digital Arts. Check out my interviews with Netflix's Workin' Moms, Jerry O'Connell & wife Rebecca Romijn & more! #CdnScreenAwards .

I had a chance to cover the red carpet at this year's, "Canada's Walk Of Fame." Some of the 2018 inductees including Chris Hadfield, Tessa Scott & Scott Moir, Andrea Martin & more! Here's a look. #CWOF2018 

I had a chance to cover the red carpet at this years, "Rally for Kids with Cancer," event in support of the Michael Pinball Clemon Foundation. Check out my interviews with Pinball, Entourage star, Adrian Grenier & Captain Marvel actor, Djimon Hounsou.

 

The Pinball Clemons Foundation has built a strong foundation of giving our local youth the tools required to achieve successful futures, reach their full potential and make their dreams come true. Through various social investments and community partnerships, the Pinball Clemons Foundation has set in motion a new generation of visionaries, dreamers, innovators and collaborators.

Pinball Clemons Interview

Djimon Hounsou Interview

Adrian Grenier

I attended the fifth annual Heroes Gala – a fundraising event hosting Toronto's business and sports communities for a night of philanthropy and fun. Right To Play's Heroes Gala is recognized as one of Toronto's most anticipated fundraising events. Each year, this event raises $2 million in support of critical play-based learning programs. Check out my interviews with Right To Play Founder, Johann Olav Koss & Olympian Rosie MacLennan. 

I attended this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2018. Destroyer, Widows, & Ben is Back are just a few of the red carpet premieres I covered and were some of the most anticipated movies of the Festival featuring Nicole Kidman, Viola Davis, Julia Roberts & more!

I attended the Healthy Start Healthy Future, Celebrity Golf Tournament in support with the Life with a Baby Program. The Life with a Baby Program is Canada’s largest peer‐to‐peer network with over 40,000 members. This program is geared toward providing a Healthy Start for parents and children from day one.

The Joe Carter Classic 9th annual Golf Tournament & VIP party took place on July 21st 2018 in support of the Children's Aid Foundation. Check out my interviews with Wyclef Jean, Joe Carter & boxing legend Lennox Lewis.

I had a chance to speak with Evan Rachel Wood about her role in Westworld as well as her new movie, "Allure." Allure was named one of Canada's Top Ten Film Festival's must see movies for 2018. I also had a chance to speak with the Sanchez brothers about directing their feature film and working with Evan Rachel Wood.

Canada's Walk Of Fame 2017 took place on November 15th in Toronto inducting notable Canadians like Donovan Bailey, David Suzuki, Viola Desmond & more. I was on the red carpet and spoke to the inductees about their nominations and their journey to reach to success. #Beyondfamous17

Darriel at TIFF's "The Disaster Artist" red carpet

I had a chance to attend, "The Disaster Artist" red carpet produced by James Franco during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The film chronicles the making of Tommy Wiseau's 2003 cult film The Room. The film stars James and Dave Franco as Wiseau and Sestero, alongside a supporting cast featuring Seth RogenAlison BrieAri GraynorJosh Hutcherson and Jacki Weaver.

Survived TIFF 2017 with Skechers. The long hours standing on the red carpet wouldn't be possible without the Skechers Street Prima Leather Lacers Shoes and the Skechers Cleo Sincere Shoe. The versatility of these shoes allowed me to do everything from long hours walking to being chic/stylish on the red carpet all with absolute comfort! #SurvivedTIFFWithSkechers

Darriel TIFF Videos Sponsored Skechers

MOTHER
The Mountain Between Us 

I attended the red carpet for one of the most anticipated movies during the Toronto International Film Festival, "Mother." The psychological thriller produced by filmmaker Darren Aronofsky tells a chilling tale of a couples life being disrupted by mysterious uninvited guests. Jennifer Lawrence who plays who plays the wife of Javier Bardem in the film shares to me how she got into character for her role.

I was on the red carpet for, "The Mountain Between Us," red carpet held during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. The movie tells a story of two strangers, played by Kate Winslet and Idris Elba, that get stranded on a mountain after a tragic plane crash. The two strangers are forced to work together through unimaginable obstacles for the sake of their survival. I had a chance to speak with Idris Elba about how his character found inner strength through tradegy.

Life Ball 2017

Darriel attended the Life Ball 2017 held in Vienna, Austria. The Life Ball in Vienna is the biggest charity event in Europe supporting people with HIV or AIDS. The event is organized by the nonprofit organization AIDS LIFE, which was founded in 1992 by Gery Keszler and Torgom Petrosian.

Launch Canadians at the ROM Ball

May.6/17

Bryan Adams & the Royal Ontario Museum launch Canadians The Royal Ontario Museum and award winning musician/photographer launched an exclusive exhibition, "Canadians" on May 6th at the ROM Ball to mark Canada's 150th anniversary. The installation showcased portraits of iconic Canadians all captured by world renowned rock musician Bryan Adams. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Wayne Gretzy and her Majesty the Queen were amongst the 28 portraits showcased.

Trailer Park Boys launch of Freedom 35 Lager

April.27/17

Following the success, of their Ol' Dirty Canadian Whiskey, the Trailer Park Boys have now launched their Freedom 35 Lager, with hundreds of loyal fans lining up outside the LCBO in anticipation last night. I was invited to attend their private party to celebrate the launch as a social media influencer. The night started off with an epic band performance with Bubbles played by (Mike Smith) and Ricky (Robb Wells). Fans gathered around to sneak a glimpse of these celebrity reality TV stars in action. Having interviewed them before at the Entertainment One TIFF party, I was pleasantly surprised when Ricky immediately mentioned that I looked very familiar when we met. In the VIP area, I had a chance to chat with Bubbles and Ricky, who as always, were very accommodating & gracious. 

 

On the subject of Freedom 35 Lager: although, I'm more of a wine connoisseur, I must say that the lager was extremely smooth tasting and refreshing.  The launch party turned out to be an epic night filled with laughter & surprises all done in true Canadian style!

L'Oreal Paris inaugural Canadian Women of Worth awards gala dinner

March.08/17

In celebration of International Women's Day, Darriel attended the L'Oreal Paris inaugural Canadian Women of Worth awards gala dinner featuring the lovely 

Blake Lively! The night was filled with inspirational woman from all walks of life who shared their stories of making an impact in the world through their humantarian efforts.