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    Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, once the richest guy on the planet, whose net worth is over $100 billion, and his staggeringly wealthy wife Melinda Gates — who's worth $70 billion — announced Monday they're getting divorced but will keep working together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable foundation.

    The pair broke the divorce news in identical tweets.

    "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," each of them wrote on Twitter. "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."

    The split will be under the microscope — becoming the second breakup of a Seattle-area multi-billionaire power couple, and one that'll reportedly be settled without a prenup...

    Bill and Melinda Gates divorcing - New York Daily News

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    He going to remarry a super computer that he has had a long term affair with !

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    She was not willing to quit eating beef!

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    Because he only allowed her to drink koolaid.

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    My first thought was that she's not on board with his next devious move towards "World Domination"

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    Though she obviously doesn't need the money, she could get a good book deal for the inside story of Microsoft and their marriage. Probably an advance of a couple million.

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    I guess it just proves that money can't buy happiness.

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    I'm going to be careful what I say here because Bill has quite a few fans here

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    Though she obviously doesn't need the money, she could get a good book deal for the inside story of Microsoft and their marriage. Probably an advance of a couple million.
    She may have that angle working as we speak.

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    Though she obviously doesn't need the money, she could get a good book deal for the inside story of Microsoft and their marriage. Probably an advance of a couple million.
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    She may have that angle working as we speak.
    Pocket change to her.

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