Entertainment News Roundup: J.Lo and A-Rod split because ‘we are better as friends’; New Zealand awards Amazon extra $116 million subsidy and more
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Celebrity couple J.Lo and A-Rod split because “we are better as friends”
Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez and former New York Yankees baseball star Alex Rodriguez called off their engagement because “we are better as friends,” announcing the breakup on Thursday just months after denying their four-year relationship was on the rocks. “We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so,” Lopez, 51, also known by her nickname J.Lo, and Rodriguez, 45, known as A-Rod, said in a joint statement.
New Zealand awards Amazon extra $116 million subsidy for ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series
New Zealand said on Friday it has agreed to give Amazon extra rebates on its expenses for the filming of “The Lord of the…