Jeff Bezos has had a whirlwind week.
The Amazon CEO, 54, has saved himself out of the highlight since asserting his divorce from spouse of 25 years, MacKenzie, on Wednesday — and since his romance with former information anchor, Lauren Sanchez went public.
“When Jeff Bezos went to mattress Sunday evening, he had no thought what kind of week he was going to have,” a supply tells PEOPLE.
Bezos hasn’t been noticed round his household dwelling in Seattle.
Sanchez, 49, is divorcing her husband, Hollywood agent Patrick Whitesell, PEOPLE confirmed. The 2 have been married for 13 years.
Shortly after Bezos introduced his divorce, the Nationwide Enquirer revealed a months-long investigation into him and his relationship with Sanchez, alleging the 2 had traveled to “unique locations on his $65 million non-public jet.”
Earlier than the information broke on Wednesday, a supply advised PEOPLE Bezos “was in an amazing temper” on the 2019 Golden Globes on Sunday.
“He’s a distinct man,” the Hollywood insider mentioned. “He’s utterly modified. He was in an amazing temper on Sunday evening, extra playful and far more free than he often is.”
He was additionally noticed chatting with Sanchez and Whitesell, 53, at Amazon’s Golden Globes celebration after the awards present, a partygoer advised PEOPLE.
“Jeff was in nice spirits and having plenty of enjoyable,” the supply mentioned. “He had a crowd of individuals round him. Lauren was there however wasn’t with Jeff on a regular basis. Her husband was there, too.”
Bezos is the richest man on this planet with an estimated internet price of $137 billion. Included into his fortune are a multi-million greenback actual property portfolio, varied charitable presents and foundations and about 16 p.c of Amazon’s inventory, all of which is able to more than likely have to be divvied up — in half, if he and MacKenzie didn’t have a prenuptial settlement.
The 2 introduced they had been separating however had determined to proceed their “shared lives as associates.”
“We really feel extremely fortunate to have discovered one another and deeply grateful for each one of many years now we have been married to one another. If we had identified we’d separate after 25 years, we’d do all of it once more,” they added within the assertion.