the World's richest man, Jeff Bezos, now publicly declare war on the us magazine National Enquirer. He accuses the magazine and its owner to have blackmailed him, writes the american newspaper the New York Times.
the Accusation from Bezos is the latest development in a speget case, which started with the National Enquirer revealed that the Amazon founder had had an eight-month relationship with tv-host Lauren Sanchez.
the National Enquirers cover, as the magazine even called their biggest detection in 40 years.
the Unveiling came less than 24 hours after Jeff Bezos had announced that he had separated from his wife for over 25 years.
After unveiling launched the billionaire an investigation should examine whether, in the magazine's history, was driven by political motives.
The motives are rooted supposedly in, that Jeff Bezos owns the american newspaper the Washington Post, who has written several critical stories about president Donald Trump. And as the owner of the National Enquirer, David Pecker, is a close friend of the president, should the disclosure of Bezos' infidelity supposedly be a pure German reprisal.
the Reaction from the Pecker was, according to the rigmanden therefore, to try to stop the investigation by threatening to publish intimate photos and messages, as Jeff Bezos would have sent to Lauren Sanchez.
the Images are according to the National Enquirer of a sexual nature. It should among other things focus on a 'selfie under the belt, there is too revealing to describe with words'.
the Reaction from Jeff Bezos came in the form of a post on the blog site Medium, with the headline: 'No, thank you, Mr. Pecker'.
'of Course I don't want to have my personal pictures to be published, but I refuse to participate in their well-known practice of blackmail', writes Jeff Bezos on.
American Media inc, which owns the National Enquirer, has not commented on the accusation.