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Bill Gates made these remarks during an ‘off the record’ question-and-answer session with CNBC host Becky Quick at the conference.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has returned to Idaho (USA) after attending the Sun Valley Conference 2 days ago. Apart from him in this Billionaire Summer Camp, many big businessmen of the world including Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg were present. According to a report, here Gates talked about his personal life. He said that he himself was responsible for the divorce and it was only his ‘fault’. Gates announced the end of his 27-year marriage with Melinda Gates in May.
According to the New York Post report, an eyewitness present at the resort has told that Gates almost broke down while talking about personal life. He was also very emotional. Gates made these remarks during an ‘off the record’ question-and-answer session with CNBC host Becky Quick at the conference. He spoke openly about his divorce and relationship with Melinda, but did not even mention any of his affair.
Gates announced separation from Melinda in May
Gates announced his separation from Melinda in May, after which he was surrounded by a variety of allegations. After this, news of their many relations also came to the fore. This included stories about his alleged affair with girlfriend Geoffrey Episton and a secret picnic once a year, but also about relationships with coworkers at Microsoft.
Left the post in Microsoft after the revelations of the affair
Gates was first reported by The Daily Beast that before the divorce was decided, Gates had met girlfriend Geoffrey in Manhattan and she was the one who advised Melinda to separate. After this, the Wall Street Journal reported that after the affair was revealed, the Microsoft board had decided that Gates should step down.