The world's richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing.
The billionaire executive and his wife of 25 years announced the news Wednesday — three days before his 55th birthday — in a tweet signed by both of them.
"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," the tweet says.
More than 160 couples in a village in eastern China have decided to divorce in order to get more compensation after the forced demolition of their homes.
The village of Jiangbei, in Jiangsu province, is being razed to make way for a high-tech development zone.
The couples found they could qualify for two new houses and at least $19,000 (£15,500) extra if they divorced and claimed compensation as singles.
Some are over 80, and most said they planned to continue living together.
Hollywood's most famous couple, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are to divorce after two years of marriage.
TMZ, the US showbusiness website, claimed Jolie has filed papers citing "irreconcilable differences".
A legal representative for the actress confirmed she has filed papers to dissolve the marriage.