Bill Gates announces divorce from Melinda Gates

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Bill Gate's resignation from Microsoft's board was because of a romantic relationship with an employee.

The Journal reported Sunday that a female Microsoft engineer alleged in a letter that she had a sexual relationship over the years with Gates.

Microsoft's BOD was concerned enough to hire a law firm to investigate the romantic relationship, according to the report.

Gates resigned in 2020 before the investigation was complete according to the Journal.

In a statement, the software mogul did not deny the relationship but said it had nothing to do with him stepping down from the board.

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