Buzzing: Lin Ching-hsia a grandmother

Lin Ching-hsia a grandmother

Former screen goddess Lin Ching-hsia, 61, has become a grandmother, after her stepdaughter gave birth last Friday, according to reports.

Claudine Ying, 28, reportedly shared the news with her friends following the birth by caesarean section of her child with her Australian boyfriend, identified as Lloyd.

She is the daughter of Lin's billionaire husband Michael Ying and his ex-wife Flora Cheong-Leen.


Paltrow and Martin finalise divorce

More than two years after announcing their "conscious uncoupling", actress Gwyneth Paltrow and rocker Chris Martin have finalised their divorce.

They reached a settlement last May and their judgment was entered into a Los Angeles County courthouse last Thursday, reported People magazine. The settlement states that neither will pay spousal support. They married in December 2003 and have two children, aged 12 and 10.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe