This was announced by the founder of Microsoft with a short press release entrusted to his personal Twitter channel: Bill e Melinda Gates they decided to separate after 27 years of marriage. The couple, who together had also given the name to the Foundation that deals with the promotion of educational and health projects and the fight against poverty in the world, explained that “after a long reflection – reads the text signed by both spouses – and a great deal of work done on our relationship, we decided to put an end to our marriage“.
The reasons for this unexpected choice are not explained. Indeed, the statement specifies: “We ask space and privacy for our family now that we start this journey in a new life ”. What is now one of the most famous ex-couples of the United States and of the world he then wanted to remember these 27 years spent together, during which “we grew up three incredible children and built a Foundation that works around the world to enable people to lead healthy and productive lives ”.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be what will continue to exist even after the divorce, assures the American tycoon: “We continue to believe in this project and we will continue to work together with the foundation – they conclude – But we believe that it is no longer possible to grow together as couple in this next phase of our lives ”.
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