Buzzing: Mel B files for divorce

Mel B files for divorce

Spice Girl Melanie "Mel B" Brown filed for divorce from her husband after nearly 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.

Court papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday show that British pop star Brown and television producer Stephen Belafonte, both 41, have been separated since December.

She requested joint legal and physical custody of their daughter, Madison, five.


Police apologise to Wyclef Jean

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department apologised on Tuesday for briefly detaining Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean in handcuffs during a robbery investigation, after he said he was "treated like a criminal" by law enforcement officers.

It said: "It is unfortunate that Mr Jean was detained for six minutes during this investigation, as he had no involvement whatsoever in this violent crime."

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 23, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe