According to the Wall Street Journal, this separation began in 2019 and is related to the connection between billionaires and sexual predators.
Mexico City (APRO). ?? After Bill Gates and Melinda Gates announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage, it was revealed that the separation began in 2019, with the co-founder of Microsoft and the late sexual predator Jeffrey Love. The deal reached by Jeffrey Epstein is related.
The official reason has not yet been revealed, but according to the Wall Street Journal published on May 10, family members and documents reviewed show that Melinda Gates’ concerns can be traced back to the facts when she met him in 2013, despite the facts. Shangshe newspaper quoted former employees of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as saying that he was skeptical of maintaining contact with Epstein, and Bill Gates continued to maintain this relationship.
The couple did not say what caused the separation. The people and former employees of her charity, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said that one of the reasons Ms. Gates was concerned was her husband’s dealings with the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, Gates The lady’s concerns about this relationship can be traced back to 2013. According to the news published by The Wall Street Journal, the former employee is ??.
According to the newspaper, Gates Foundation employees said that Melinda Gates, a global girl and women advocate, would have told Bill Gates that after meeting with Epstein in 2013, she felt uncomfortable with Epstein. , But despite this, they still maintain this relationship.
I met him. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal in September 2019, Bill Gates said, do you have no business or friendship relationship with him?
According to documents, Melinda Gates signed a divorce petition near her family home in Bellevue, Washington and the foundation’s headquarters, and Bill Gates signed a divorce petition in Palm Desert, California.
Documents show that the couple negotiated for divorce during the covid-19 pandemic. His three children are now of legal age. The youngest is his last year in high school.
According to documents reviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Gates and his advisers called multiple times in October 2019, when the New York Times reported that Gates had met with Epstein many times. According to the “Times” report, Gates once lived in Epstein’s Manhattan home late at night.
Gates’ spokeswoman, Bridgitt Arnold, met with Gates and Epstein in 2019 to discuss philanthropy.
The spokesperson said at the time: “Bill Gates regretted the meeting with Epstein and admitted that it was a wrong judgment to do so.”
Epstein died in prison in August 2019, awaiting trial on federal charges related to sex trafficking.
In a meeting with lawyers, he told them that the marriage was “irreversibly broken.”
In this sense, it turns out that the 56-year-old Bill Gates has since been working with a number of companies to dissolve the marriage.
In 2020, Gates did not participate in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. On March 13 of that year, Bill Gates resigned from the boards of Microsoft Corp and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. They were said to be focused on philanthropy.
?? At that time, according to “Forbes” reports, Gates was already discussing the issue of dividing his huge wealth totaling 130 billion US dollars into two. According to people familiar with the matter and documents, its assets include a lakeside resort in Washington called Xanadu 2.0, costing $131 million, a rare Da Vinci notebook, and investing in Microsoft and the Four Seasons Hotel.
The Wall Street Journal reported: “The documents show that the legal teams of both sides are having private conversations with the mediators in order to achieve a resolution.”