Donald Trump weighs in on Jeff Bezos' divorce: ‘I wish him luck’

Lloyd Doyle
January 11, 2019

Jeff Bezos is said to be now dating ex-News Anchor Lauren Sanchez who's also getting divorced.

The magazine claimed to have obtained an embarrassing exchange of texts between Bezos, 54, and one-time Fox presenter Sanchez, 49, who is married to Patrick Whitesell, a Hollywood talent agent. The ups and downs of the stock market and other economic indicators made even the fortunes of the world's billionaires seem a little volatile, and one of the interesting ways it shook out was that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos stood alone among his fellow billionaires as the person with the biggest gain. The pair have been married for 25 years and have four children. Last night, the Enquirer drew attention over a statement they released saying they followed Bezos for months to document his liaison. Bezos has a total worth of above $130 billion and because the couple are likely to seek divorce in Washington state in the U.S., they may have to split this wealth 50-50 because it was created by the Amazon boss and Mackenzie as couple.

As previously reported, Bezos and Sanchez struck up a relationship eight months ago.

Asked by a reporter on the White House lawn about Bezos' pending divorce, Trump ― himself no stranger to marital breakups ― said: "Well, I wish him luck". The president has criticized coverage of his administration by the Bezos-owned Washington Post, and he's pressured the US Postal Service to raise the prices it charges Amazon to ship its packages.

David Pecker, the National Enquirer's publisher, is a long-standing friend and key media ally of the president, and the magazine enjoyed a close relationship with Trump leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

Pecker reportedly met with prosecutors and gave details about the payments, including information relating to Trump's knowledge of the deals. Another impressive financial landmark in 2018 for Bezos is the fact that his net worth (at $128 billion) is the only one to surpass the $100 billion, making him King of the Hill in yet another way.

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