One of the news that made major headlines worldwide today is Bill Gate and his wife Melinda’s split, and some of the biggest names in SA have added their voices to the flood of reaction flowing through the timeline.
After 27 years of marriage, the wealthy couple who are known for their philanthropical works all over the globe announced their split on Monday.
In a statement posted on Twitter, the pair said that “after a great deal of work” on their relationship, they had decided to part ways.
“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.”
Bill and Melinda have also asked for privacy as they embark on a new phase of their lives.
Check out reactions from some of mzansi’s famous faces since the news broke on the internet: