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Jeff Bezos, Lauren Sanchez reveal space travel plans as they praise each other in first joint interview

Teamwork makes the romance work, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and longtime girlfriend Lauren Sánchez gush in their first interview as a pair.

Bezos, the fourth wealthiest particular person in the world, and journalist Sanchez shared their mutual adoration throughout a sit-down interview with CNN.

“We’re really great teammates, and we also have a lot of fun together,” Sánchez stated. “And we love each other … We always look at each other and we’re the team.”

Bezos added that “it’s easy.”

“We bring each other energy, we respect each other. So, it’s fun to work together,” the web retail titan stated.

Bezos, 58, who is also founding father of the spaceflight company Blue Origin, stated he hopes to make space travel accessible for everybody — and believes in his lifetime everybody who needs to ought to have the ability to travel to space.

“Let me give you an example. The Wright brothers flew this tiny little plane, just a couple hundred feet. And if you told the Wright brothers a hundred years from now, there’s going be a 787 that carries 400 people, they’d laugh,” Bezos stated.

“We bring each other energy, we respect each other. So, it’s fun to work together.” Jeff Bezos stated.

Sánchez, 52, an Emmy-award-winning journalist, asserted she plans on flying to space in 2023 on a flight accompanied by a “great group of females.” Sánchez can also be a licensed pilot and founding father of Black Ops Aviation, the first female-owned and operated aerial movie and manufacturing company.

“I’ve also learned how to fly the helicopter,” Bezos stated, prompting amusing from Sanchez. “And she’s a horrible backseat pilot. She’s terrible!”

Sánchez countered she “realized that once I’m in the again of the helicopter when he’s flying, I simply sort of need to look out the window, simply sort of benefit from the surroundings.

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez.
During the interview Jeff Bezos revealed he plans to present away most of his wealth throughout his lifetime.

“I’m like, ‘No, no. Pull up. Okay. Okay, Slow down.’ But he’s very good.,” she stated.

The normally-private pair additionally spoke about their typical weekends, admitting Saturday nights encompass watching films and spending time with their households.

“We can be kind of boring,” Sánchez stated. “I would say normal. We have dinner with the kids. That’s always fun and a great conversation. There’s seven between us, so there’s a lot of discussion. And then we watch a movie … by committee. It takes a long time to find that movie.”

“We probably spend more time picking the movie than we need to,” Bezos added.

During the interview Bezos additionally revealed he plans to present away most of his wealth throughout his lifetime, admitting he doesn’t but have a plan on the best way to unload his billions on points like local weather change.

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez.
Lauren Sánchez is an Emmy-award successful journalist and licensed pilot.

He stated he plans on taking his time doing so.

“It’s not easy,” Bezos stated. “Building Amazon was not easy. It took a lot of hard work, a bunch of very smart teammates, hard-working teammates, and I’m finding — and I think Lauren is finding the same thing — that charity, philanthropy, is very similar.”

“There are a bunch of ways that I think you could do ineffective things, too,” he added. “So you have to think about it carefully and you have to have brilliant people on the team.”

Bezos’ ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, has given away almost $4 billion to 465 organizations in lower than a year and twice that quantity over the previous two years.

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