"As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have made a decision to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends", they wrote.
"This is such an over-owned company and this gives them an excuse to say "Maybe I'll trim some back because it adds a new question mark", he said.
According to United States tabloid National Enquirer, Bezos, 54, and Lauren Sanchez, 49, a helicopter pilot and former Fox anchor, have been dating since June.
The couple announced their divorce by releasing a joint statement.
Bacarella, however, said he is not concerned because even if MacKenzie Bezos liquidated a stake that could be as high as eight per cent, there would be no fundamental reason behind the sale. She served as the initial host on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance, and has been a contributor to TV shows including The View, Larry King Live, Showbiz Tonight, and The Joy Behar Show. Sanchez has two children with Whitesell, a WWE/IMG agent.
President Trump on Thursday wished Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos good luck on his divorce - predicting it will be "a beauty". She reportedly met Bezos through Whitesell. He drafted the company's original business plan on a laptop while driving cross-country in the early 1990s to Seattle with MacKenzie Bezos at the wheel.
Making things more complicated, Washington, where the couple resides, is a community property state, which means that all assets and debts accrued during the marriage are considered owned equally by both spouses unless there was a prenuptial agreement stating otherwise.
No information is available on how the couple are dealing with the financial implication of the divorce.
A source told the magazine that Sanchez and her husband had been officially separated since fall.
"It's unlikely there's any risk to the company", said Stuart Slotnick, chairman of the matrimonial department of law firm Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in New York City. Without such an agreement MacKenzie, 48, would be entitled to half of the 54-year-old Amazon CEO's estimated net worth of $137 billion.
Even if Bezos were exempted from filing a Form 4, he would be required to update promptly the record of his Amazon holdings on file with the SEC if his position in the company changed by 1 per cent or more, said D.C. securities lawyer Thomas Gorman.
We are actually pretty pumped about the price, the camera and the fact that the device is powered by a capable, S660 processor . The selfie camera is tucked in the small waterdrop notch at the top of the 6.3-inch display that has a 2340x1080 resolution.
The last time Iran released US citizens from its prisons was when the nuclear agreement took effect in January 2016. A State Department official told Fox News that they are aware of the reports of USA citizens in Iranian detention.
Team Europe have dominated the Ryder Cup in recent years, winning nine of the last 12 biennial contests. Padraig Harrington has been confirmed as Europe's captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.
In its biggest market, China , the vehicle industry recorded its first slump in sales in more than two decades. Marketing, management and administration roles are expected to be those most affected, the BBC report said.
The two companies also say that they "will work to integrate key components" of both Uplay and Epic's own online services. If The Division 2 proves as popular, that's a significant cut to income for Valve when the game launches on March 15.
Further, out of millions of sites we've reviewed to date, less than 1 percent have had their ads filtered. The 12 ad formats deemed particularly annoying based on the Coalition for Better Ads survey data.
Juventus are leading the race to sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey when his contract expires at the end of the season. Meanwhile, European football expert Andy Brassel claims Juventus are willing to bide their time to land Ramsey.
And now de Blasio plans to further embrace illegal immigrants by providing them with free health care on the taxpayers' dime. Mayor Bill de Blasio rolled out legislation guaranteeing private-sector employees two weeks of paid vacation every year.
The controversy prompted a protest outside the school on Thursday, and some white parents retrieved their children from class. Curro Foundation School in Roodeplaat was found guilty of racism after a probe by the Gauteng education department.
It's still unclear if Murray will leave camp to attend the combine, but a source told Slusser he is leaning towards football. If the Cardinals don't take him, there's still likely several teams in the first round that would use a pick on him.
Packers Hire Titans OC Matt LaFleur as Head Coach
Wednesday, the 39-year-old coach will get his introduction to Wisconsin and the Green Bay Packers media corps. LaFleur certainly is, and that phone call with the two-time MVP quarterback only energized him more.
Everything that Samsung announced at CES 2019
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Michael Cohen to testify publicly before Congress in February
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Erdoğan ignores USA as he prepares assault on Kurds
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Michigan Basketball: 3 things we learned from win over Indiana
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IBM Creates New Record With 9,100 US Patents In 2018
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First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health
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