Netflix movie "Roma" and British historical romp "The Favourite" led nominations for the Oscars on Tuesday with 10 nods apiece. They will compete for the top prize of best picture with "A Star is Born," "Black Panther," "Green Book," "BlacKkKlansman," "Vice" and rock musical "Bohemian Rhapsody." The Oscars, the highest awards in the movie industry, will be handed out in Hollywood on Feb. 24.
US rapper Chris Brown is being questioned by police in Paris after being accused of rape, security sources told reporters on condition of anonymity. A woman has accused Brown, alongside with his bodyguard and a friend, of raping her in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Paris overnight Tuesday-Wednesday last week, a source close to the case said. Le Figaro newspaper reported earlier this week that the troubled star, who has a history of violence, was in the French capital to attend haute couture fashion shows.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, rated the world's wealthiest person, announced Wednesday on Twitter that he and his wife MacKenzie Bezos were divorcing after a long separation. "We want to make people aware of a development in our lives. As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends," Jeff Bezos, 54, and MacKenzie Bezos, 48, said in joint statement posted to Bezos' Twitter feed.