Last week, we reported that Bill and Melinda Gates shocked the world when they announced that they are divorcing after 27 years of marriage. Now, it’s been revealed that their divorce was actually a long time coming, as Melinda had first met with divorce lawyers in 2019 after her husband’s links to the late billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein were exposed.
In October of 2019, a New York Times story came out revealing that Bill had flown on Epstein’s jet, dubbed the Lolita Express, and had numerous meetings with him. The two men continued to stay in contact even after Melinda warned her husband about Epstein, who she felt uneasy about ever since she met him back in 2013.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Melinda began meeting with divorce lawyers after this New York Times story was published. This indicates that Bill’s alleged friendship with Epstein may have been the last straw for her.
It should be noted that Bill has denied being close to Epstein, telling The Journal in 2019, “I didn’t have any business relationship or friendship with him.”
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We previously reported that sources had told the Daily Beast that Melinda was “furious” after they met with Epstein at his Upper East Side townhouse in September of 2013. This meeting was a turning point in Bill’s relationship with Epstein after Melinda told him how uncomfortable she was around the sexual predator.
This comes one week after Bill and Melinda announced that they are divorcing, as their marriage is “irretrievably broken.”
“After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” they said in a statement. “Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the world to enable all people to lead healthy, productive lives.”
“We continue to share a belief in that mission and will continue our work together at the foundation, but we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives,” their statement concluded. “We ask for space and privacy for our family as we begin to navigate this new life.”
This piece was written by Mark Baker on May 10, 2021. It originally appeared in UpliftingToday and is used by permission.
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