Hollywood agent Patrick Whitesell, the ex-husband of Lauren Sanchez – who’s now relationship Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’ – is now engaged to a 37-year-old Australian mannequin.
The engagement between Pia Miller and Whitesell, 55, was introduced in an Instagram publish, through which the Chilean-born actress flaunted her giant diamond ring.
Within the image, Pia and Whitesell held onto glasses of glowing wine and shared a celebratory toast in entrance of a vista in Malibu, California.
The couple’s newest step comes after the 14-year marriage between Whitesell and Lauren Sanchez, 50, crumpled final yr and he or she started her relationship with Bezos round January 2019.
Whitesell was the one who launched Sanchez to Bezos in 2016, and he or she dumped him for the $186.5billion tech CEO in Could 2019.
Patrick Whitesell, a high Hollywood agent and former husband of Lauren Sanchez, is engaged to Australian actress and mannequin Pia Miller
Pia Miller introduced to Instagram on Saturday that she’s engaged to her American multi-millionaire agent boyfriend Patrick Whitesell on Instagram (pictured)
A bombshell report by the Nationwide Enquirer reported the connection between Jeff Bezos (left) and Lauren Sanchez (proper), who have been each married on the time
Patrick Whitesell (left) launched his former spouse, Lauren Sanchez (heart), to Jeff Bezos in 2016 – three years earlier than Sanchez and Bezos started relationship
On the time, the New York Post reported that Sanchez and Whitesell have been nonetheless married, however separated.
The bombshell January 2019 Nationwide Enquirer report of Bezos and Sanchez’s relationship went public simply hours after his separation from MacKenzie Bezos was introduced.
Whitesell and Sanchez finalized their divorce in October 2019, and speculations that she had develop into engaged to Bezos started in February 2020.
The reported engagement was reported amid a contentious defamation battle between Bezos and Sanchez’s brother, Michael Sanchez.
Michael accused Bezos and his safety marketing consultant, Gavin de Becker, of defaming him by falsely telling journalists that he was liable for leaking nude images of the Amazon founder to the Nationwide Enquirer.
In a courtroom submitting, Sanchez was known as Bezos’ ‘present fiancée.’
Pia Miller is a 37-year-old Chilean-born Australian trend mannequin, actress and tv presenter
American Media Inc., the Nationwide Enquirer’s writer on the time, put out a public assertion saying that it was Michael – a expertise agent – who tipped them off to the affair and ‘supplied all of the supplies’ for the investigation.
Michael claimed in his lawsuit that he helped the story in an effort to manage the narrative about his sister’s relationship. He additionally denied sharing the ‘graphic, nude images’ to the Nationwide Enquirer.
Bezos stated in courtroom filings that he by no means accused his girlfriend’s brother of leaking the nude images.
Whereas Lauren Sanchez didn’t launch a press release for the trial, her lawyer beforehand stated in a press release that Michael had dedicated a ‘deep and unforgivable betrayal’ by giving her data to the tabloid
The enPatrick Whitesell (left) and Pia Miller (left) comes practically two years after Lauren Sanchez was first linked to Jeff Bezos in January 2019
Whereas Lauren Sanchez didn’t launch a press release for the trial, her lawyer beforehand stated in a press release that Michael had dedicated a ‘deep and unforgivable betrayal’ by giving her data to the tabloid.
In the meantime, Whitesell was first linked to Pia in August 2019 and the couple made their public debut at a Halloween get together in Los Angeles that yr.
Their relationship turned ‘Instagram Official’ final Christmas Eve, sharing a loved-up picture with Whitesell outdoors of the Louvre in Paris, and captioning it ‘P²’.
They made their crimson carpet debut at this yr’s Academy Awards held in Los Angeles in February.
Patrick Whitesell (proper) was first linked to Pia Miller in August 2019, round seven months after Lauren Sanchez’s relationship with Jeff Bezos went public
Pictured: Patrick Whitesell (left) and Pia Miller (proper) posed collectively on this March 2020 Instagram publish fromt the Almafi coast
Earlier than their cut up, Patrick Whitesell (left) and Lauren Sanchez (proper) have been married for 14 years with two kids
Their relationship turned ‘Instagram Official’ final Christmas Eve, sharing a loved-up picture with Whitesell outdoors of the Louvre in Paris, and captioning it ‘P²’
Whitesell is the CEO of Hollywood expertise company WME and represents the likes of Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Hugh Jackman.
He’s value an estimated US$440million, in response to Forbes, and shares to kids with Sanchez: 13-year-old Evan Whitesell and 11-year-old Eleanor Patricia Whitesell.
Pia can be a proud mom to sons Isaiah, 17, and Lennox, 13, who she shares with former companions.
With the coronavirus pandemic prompting worldwide border closures, Pia had been residing in Sydney whereas Whitesell relies in Los Angeles.
Nevertheless, they reunited 5 days in the past in California, in response to Pia’s Instagram.
Earlier than that, the couple final got here collectively in September, when Whitesell visited Pia at her new residence in Sydney’s Bondi. Chatting with Now To Love in March, Pia stated she went ‘forwards and backwards between Los Angeles and Australia’ previous to the outbreak of the killer virus.
Preferring to not communicate in nice element about her personal life, Pia, hinted at FaceTime being the key to conserving the spark alive.
‘[I have] family and friends that stay everywhere in the world… let’s simply say FaceTime has actually gotten a run for its cash not too long ago!’ she revealed coyly.