Jeff Bezos resigns without his wedding ring as relationship with Lauren Sanchez becomes more public

Jeff Bezos He went public on Friday night and one thing was clear: He was not wearing a wedding ring.

The Amazon founder posed next to it John Travolta at the 16th Annual Legends of Aviation Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Bezos made big news after him and his wife last week MacKenzie Bezos announced that they divorced after 25 years.

"We want to make people aware of a development in our lives, and as our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and separation, we have decided to divorce and live together as friends continue, "says Bezos. wrote on January 9 in a joint statement.

It continued, "We are incredibly happy to have found each other and were deeply grateful to everyone we have been married to for years, if we had known that we would split up after 25 years, we would do everything again "As a couple, I had such a great life together, and we also see wonderful prospects for the future, as parents, friends, partners in ventures and projects, and as individuals doing business and adventure."

A day later it became known that Bezos had a relationship with the former Good day L.A. Co-Host Lauren Sanchez,

Sanchez was married to the WME co-CEO Patrick Whitesell (Bottom left picture), but loud Six page, the two officially "separated in the fall".

Patrick Whitesell, Jeff Bezos, Lauren Sanchez

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In the last week or so, the relationship between Sanchez and Bezos has become a bit clearer. A source told E! Messages: "Jeff, Mackenzie, Lauren and Patrick continue their lives."

According to PeopleWhitesell and MacKenzie Bezos were aware of the relationship a few months ago. "The world is catching up, but it does not affect their relationship," a source told the magazine.

The insider also told us that the tech giant and Sanchez are happy together and make some plans for the future.

While both Sanchez and Bezo's mother have stayed, an engagement murmurs. According to Weekly"Nobody would be surprised" if that happened.

Bezos is currently the richest man in the world and Forbes& # 39; Assistant Managing Editor Luisa Kroll gave E! Some news about MacKenzie once the divorce is complete. "Jeff Bezos is worth over $ 136 billion," she explained. "95 percent of his assets are tied to Amazon shares, so his assets go up and down the e-retailer."

Kroll said she believes that MacKenzie would get shares in the company, but "he will continue to control her, but they will be in her name."

She added, "Well, if she got half, this would be the fifth richest person in the world, she would be by far the richest woman in the world."

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