The Enquirer said it had been actively investigating the relationship between Bezos and Sanchez for four months.
Mediaite previously reported on how the Enquirer published several explicit text messages from Bezos' extramarital affair as he prepares to finalize his divorce with his wife of 25 years. If the split of assets indeed happens on the 50-50 basis, it will leave Bezos with total wealth of around $60 billion while Mackenzie will become the richest woman in the world with similar wealth.
Scarborough went on to conclude in the end that "this was a directed hit job and the only people that would know about Jeff Bezos and care about him going down might be his competitors, but also Donald Trump". Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho on Saturday, July 10, 2010. Bezos has a total worth of above $130 billion and because the couple are likely to seek divorce in Washington state in the U.S., they may have to split this wealth 50-50 because it was created by the Amazon boss and Mackenzie as couple.
Sanchez and Whitesell are thought to have separated in the autumn, but have not formally filed for divorce. According to one source, Sanchez was hired to work on Bezos's space-launch company.
"I wish him luck", the twice-divorced Trump told reporters at the White House on Thursday as he departed for a trip to the U.S. border with Mexico. The president has criticized coverage of his administration by the Bezos-owned Washington Post, and he's pressured the US Postal Service to raise the prices it charges Amazon to ship its packages.
Pecker reportedly met with prosecutors and gave details about the payments, including information relating to Trump's knowledge of the deals.