Gates' Marriage "Irretrievably Broken" Since 2019 Over Epstein

Reflect On Your Own Resilience Melinda Gates’ Special Note On Mother’s Day
Ria Das

Speculation began after The Daily Beast reported this week that various meetings between Gates and Epstein occurred throughout the past decade had made Melinda Gates "furious."

On Sunday, the mother-of-three celebrated Mother's Day with a throwback photo of herself and the couple's children, Jennifer, 25, Rory, 21, and Phoebe, 18, which she shared on her Instagram and Twitter. Sharing a lovely picture of herself and her children, Jennifer Katharine Gates, Rory John Gates and Phoebe Adele Gates from their childhood, Gates wrote, "I love being their mother. To anyone celebrating a mom or a mother figure, honouring a memory of someone you loved, or reflecting on your own resilience today, I hope your day is a meaningful one".

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, with an endowment of almost $50 billion, donates about $5 billion annually to causes around the world.

On May 3, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda left everyone surprised when they announced about their decision to end their marriage after 27 years. In addition, they "built a foundation that works all over the world to enable all people to lead healthy, productive lives".

"We continue to share a belief in that mission, but we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives".

Melinda Gates celebrates Mother's Day with a heartfelt post and an adorable picture with her children amid divorce from Bill Gates. "It's absolutely because their youngest child is graduating from high school, and the idea was that they stayed together through that".

The pair reportedly clashed over the handling of the Gates Foundation, with the 56-year-old revealing her desire to take over more responsibility alongside her already globally renowned husband, admitting it was "hard to be heard".

The insider relayed to People that the agreement was their way of keeping things as civil and private as possible. The Gates Foundation tried to show that the resignations were in a bid so that Bill could focus more on philanthropy However, it was actually because the couple was in discussions on how to divide his $130 billion fortune in the divorce, the outlet said.

"Nobody is going to want to invite more scrutiny because it'll hurt their credibility", the source maintained to the publication. "She had other boyfriends, and I had Microsoft. [Melinda is] not incentivized for that".

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