By George! How Bezos stopped his divorce from becoming an online ...

World

By George! How Bezos stopped his divorce from becoming an online scandal

The Amazon tycoon and wife have perfected the social media divorce

Margi Murphy

Any lawyer worth their salt will insist that clients stay far away from social media during a divorce. Clearly, Jeff Bezos didn’t take that advice.

At the beginning of the year, the outspoken Amazon founder took to Twitter to announce to his 975,000 followers that he would be splitting from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie.

“We want to make people aware of a development in our lives,” he wrote as part of a joint statement with his ex-wife. “After a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends.”..

This article is reserved for Times Select subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Times Select content.

Times Select

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.