Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have ended their 27-year relationship.
Mumbai: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have ended their 27-year relationship. The two have decided to separate. “We have decided to end our marriage,” Bill and Melinda Gates said in a statement. We feel like we have reached this stage of life, which we can no longer move forward together.
Bill Gates tweeted about it. In which he writes, “We have given a lot of thought to our relationship. Eventually we decided to end this relationship. Now we can’t move forward together. We both want our privacy to be different and to go into a new phase of life.
That was their meeting
Little is known about the financial relationship between Bill and Melinda Gates after the divorce. However, the two are trustees of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is involved in philanthropic work. Founded in 2000. Bill and Melinda met at Microsoft in 1987. Melinda joined the company as product manager. The two had a conversation on the occasion of a business dinner and then they became friends and they came into a relationship.
Controversial statement about vaccines
Bill Gates made controversial statements about vaccines and developing countries before he announced the end of the relationship. In an interview with Sky News, Bill Gates was asked if it was possible to change the intellectual property law so that Covid could share vaccine formulas. Responding to this, Bill Gates said, ‘Corona vaccine formula should not be given to developing countries. This will have to wait a while for developing and poor countries, but they should not have access to a vaccine formula.