Amazon shares rise for third straight week despite Bezos divorce

  • Amazon shares rise for third straight week despite Bezos divorce

Amazon shares rise for third straight week despite Bezos divorce

It comes after Bezos announced today he is divorcing wife of 25 years, MacKenzie.

However, the news of Bezos', 54, and Sanchez's, 49, discreet romance came as a surprise to many who knew the brunette bombshell, a licensed helicopter pilot who served as an aerial filming consultant on films including Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk".

"When Jeff Bezos went to bed Sunday night, he had no idea what type of week he was going to have", a source tells PEOPLE.

The liaisons included one romantic getaway at the very same hotel in Boston, where the Bezos family stayed when attending an event at their son's university, the magazine claimed. The pair have been married for 25 years and have four children.

The Enquirer said it contacted Bezos and informed him of its investigation 48 hours before he publicly announced he was divorcing wife MacKenzie.

"Jeff was in great spirits and having lots of fun", the source said. Lauren was there but wasn't with Jeff all the time. Sanchez, a former Extra host, and her estranged husband, Patrick Whitesell, are reportedly mediating the end of their own marriage.

"Why is it that they spend hundreds of thousands of dollars and go to extraordinary lengths to try to destroy the life of Jeff Bezos, a man who has been enemy number one of Donald Trump nearly from the beginning of this administration?" TMZ reported that the couple did not have a prenuptial agreement, meaning that Bezos' $137.2 billion fortune - which includes 78.8 million shares of Amazon stock - could be subject to an even split. "As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have chose to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends", the statement shared via Twitter read. "I wish him luck", said the US President who is not exactly known for subtlety.