Bill And Melinda Gates Are Divorcing After 27 Years Together

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Bill and Melinda Gates have decided to separate after 27 years of marriage.

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The pair who has been together almost 3 decades have decided that they are better apart rather than together.

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Announcing the divorce via social media, Bill and Melinda have shared a joint statement on Twitter announcing their separation.

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“After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage. Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the world to enable all people to lead healthy, productive lives,”

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The tweet which has nearly 48 thousand likes and 13 thousand retweets in just under an hour, the pair continued their tweet asking for privacy for their family.

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“We continue to share a belief in that mission and will continue our work together at the foundation, but we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives. We ask for space and privacy for our family as we begin to navigate this new life,” they concluded in the statement.

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The billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist/former general manager at Microsoft currently share three children together and were married in 1994.

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Both Melinda and Bill believe they can longer grow together as a couple as stated in their tweet.

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We wish all the best for the Gates family.

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