The indicators had been there. Lauren Sánchez’s marriage to Patrick Whitesell “hasn’t been really stable for some time,” a supply tells Us Weekly solely after information broke of Sánchez’s affair with Jeff Bezos.
“Previously yr or two, it has gotten worse they usually’ve been up and down,” the supply reveals of the previous Further host, 49, and the expertise agent, 53. “Patrick is so dedicated to his work and Lauren hasn’t appeared dedicated to their relationship.”
Sánchez and Whitesell tied the knot in August 2005. They share son Evan and daughter Ella. The previous So You Suppose You Can Dance host can be the mom of son Nikko, 17, with ex Tony Gonzalez.
Bezos, 54, introduced on Wednesday, January 9, that he and spouse MacKenzie Bezos deliberate to divorce after 25 years of marriage. “We really feel extremely fortunate to have discovered one another and deeply grateful for each one of many years we’ve been married to one another,” the estranged couple stated in a joint assertion. “If we had recognized we’d separate after 25 years, we’d do all of it once more.”
Hours later, the Nationwide Enquirer broke the information that the Amazon CEO has been dishonest on MacKenzie, 48, with Sánchez for eight months. In accordance with the journal, Jeff and the Emmy winner had been noticed collectively in 5 states. The Enquirer additionally obtained specific textual content messages that Jeff despatched.
“Patrick was completely blindsided,” one other insider advised Us. “He had no thought how critical the affair was or how lengthy it was happening for.”
The businessman and Sánchez, for his or her half, are smitten with one another. “They’re critical,” a 3rd supply revealed. “This wasn’t a one-off fling. This can be a relationship that’s been happening for months.”
Jeff and MacKenzie, who wed in September 1993, share 4 youngsters. They reportedly didn’t have a prenuptial settlement, that means she might be entitled to half of his estimated $144 billion internet price.
Us Weekly has reached out to Sánchez and Whitesell for remark.