"If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again".
"I want to smell you, I want to breathe you in".
The latest leaked sexts from Jeff Bezos show the love-drunk Amazon billionaire really coming out of his shell - this time sharing his wife's weird, turtle-themed nightmares with his paramour. The world's richest man is allegedly seeing Lauren Sanchez, the glamorous estranged wife of Hollywood talent mogul Patrick Whitesell. I want to hold you tight.... "I love you. I am in love with you". I want to kiss your lips....
Under the 54-year-old's leadership, Amazon has expanded beyond traditional retail to build an e-commerce juggernaut.
Shortly after Bezos announced his divorce, the National Enquirer published a months-long investigation into him and his relationship with Sanchez, alleging the two had traveled to "exotic destinations on his $65 million private jet". He's part of the cohort of heads of big tech companies that consistently evade any responsibility for breaching our privacy, and so yes, maybe we're reveling just a little bit in the vulnerability now revealed in those hilarious sexts.
"I kept doing it and it got weirder and weirder and weirder". You're meant for me. I want to talk to you and plan with you.
Theoretically, MacKenzie Bezos could use her half of the 16 percent Amazon stake - which she appears to be entitled to under Washington state law - to wage a noisy shareholder battle against her soon-to-be ex-husband, as well as the company's board. That's despite the fact that the breakup comes amid shocking reports this week about Jeff Bezos' reported affair with Sanchez, including allegations that he sent her a slew of steamy texts and pictures.
This week's best quotes in business cover the Bezos divorce, the Blue C Sushi collapse, the Alaska Airlines flight from hell, and - on a happier note, perhaps - the more relaxed environment for homebuyers.
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