Jeff Bezos launched an investigation into how the National Enquirer was able to obtain his personal text messages that revealed his affair with Los Angeles news anchor Lauren Sanchez, The Daily Beast reported.
Bezos is personally funding the investigation independent of Amazon and has hired his personal security team to look into the matter. Investigators don’t believe Sanchez leaked the messages nor do they think that Bezos’ phone was hacked. The team is looking into whether the leak of the text messages was politically motivated, given the Enquirer’s ties to President Trump.
Trump reveled in the Enquirer piece, tweeting about the tabloid’s “accurate” reporting and slamming the “lobbyist newspaper” — The Washington Post — that Bezos owns.
Read the full Daily Best report here.