Bill and Melinda Gates are divorcing after 27 years of marriage, according to a report from TMZ.
The couple released a joint statement, saying, "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."
"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 the next phase of our lives," the statement continued.
The report was confirmed by AFP.
#BREAKING Bill Gates announces divorce from wife Melinda https://t.co/TvLWcR7IhG— AFP News Agency (@AFP News Agency)1620075089.0