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Bill Gates Speaks Out on Affair Allegations

'I caused pain,' he admits

(Newser) - In an interview with the London Times published Sunday, Bill Gates answered "no" when asked if he would discuss allegations of affairs during his 27-year marriage to Melinda French Gates. He opened up a little more in a Today interview on Tuesday, exactly one year after the couple announced...

Melinda French Gates: Epstein Gave Me 'Nightmares'

Bill's ex says she hated that her husband met with the man

(Newser) - Melinda French Gates' full interview with Gayle King of CBS Mornings aired Thursday, and it reveals more details about her divorce and her future:
  • Not friends: French Gates said she and Bill have a "working relationship" now, but that's about it. While they are "friendly," they'
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Divorce Done, Melinda Gates Decides on Her Name

She's retaining her last name after divorcing Bill Gates

(Newser) - Melinda Gates has been going by Melinda French Gates since announcing her separation from Bill Gates. Their divorce was finalized Monday, and according to marriage dissolution documents cited by People , French Gates won't be ditching her last name. She also won't be receiving spousal support from Gates, whom...

Warren Buffett Resigns From Gates Foundation

The other two trustees are getting divorced

(Newser) - Warren Buffett resigned Wednesday as trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which says it will announce plans in July to answer questions raised about its leadership structure as it deals with the divorce of its two founders . The announcement comes weeks after Bill and Melinda Gates revealed that...

Reports of Bill Gates' Iffy Behavior Are Coming Out
Reports of
Bill Gates'
Iffy Behavior
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Reports of Bill Gates' Iffy Behavior Are Coming Out

Involving his allegedly wandering eye, Epstein, and more

(Newser) - Reports of allegedly "questionable behavior," as the New York Times puts it, are piling up around Bill Gates in the wake of his divorce announcement . The Microsoft co-founder is accused of having a wandering eye going back years, according to the Times report, and in the Wall Street ...

Report: Gates Split Began in 2019 Over Bill's Epstein Ties

Per 'WSJ,' Melinda Gates wasn't keen on her husband's relationship with convicted sex offender

(Newser) - When Bill and Melinda Gates announced last week they were ending their marriage, they didn't offer a reason for the split. But per a new report from the Wall Street Journal , Melinda Gates had met with attorneys from multiple law firms and started ending their "irretrievably broken" union...

Bill and Melinda Gates' Divorce Hits China Hard

It was big news on Weibo

(Newser) - If you were rattled by the news of Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce, your reaction may have paled in comparison to those experienced in China. Or so CNN makes the case in a look at how that country has reacted to the news involving a man who "has achieved...

Melinda, Bill Gates Divorce: She Won't Seek Spousal Support

Gates' divorce is big news in the charitable sector

(Newser) - When Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce is finalized, she won't be getting any spousal support. People obtained a copy of Melinda Gates' divorce petition, which specifies that "spousal support is not needed" and she won't be seeking it. It also reveals that while the couple does not...

It's Splitsville for Bill, Melinda Gates

'We no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in the next phase of our lives'

(Newser) - Bill and Melinda Gates are calling it quits after 27 years of marriage. "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 Bill Gates tweeted Monday. The former Microsoft...

These Top World Leaders Have Something in Common
Fortune Names 10
Best World Leaders

Fortune Names 10 Best World Leaders

Jacinda Ardern cracks top 10, as does Robert Mueller

(Newser) - As Fortune sees it, the world's greatest leaders share one thing in common: They have courage to "make bold choices" and take personal risks, whether a journalist reporting under threat of death in South Sudan or a nation's leader expressing compassion when faced with the opposite. Such...

Meet Earth's Top Power Couples
Meet Earth's Top
Power Couples

Meet Earth's Top Power Couples

Why, yes, it is heavy on pretty and geeky people with money

(Newser) - You might think you and your partner make a super couple, but chances are you didn't make Time's list of the world's most elite power couples. Hailing from the fields of entertainment, politics, and predictably, technology, Time runs down the couples it deems most powerful who are...

Melinda Gates Shares Secrets of Her Power Marriage

Being wed to Bill Gates 'wasn't in my life plan,' she says

(Newser) - "It’s absolutely a partnership of equals," Melinda Gates tells CBS Sunday Morning of her marriage to Bill Gates, arguably one of the more powerful unions on the planet. "It’s important to both of us that the world understands that we are running this place together....

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