Bill and Melinda Gates’ surprising divorce announcement dominated conversations at a swanky party funding banker John Utendahl hosted for his companion Radmila Lolly in Miami final weekend.
Utendahl hosted the party at Miami’s Mr. C Resort and we’re advised Silicone Valley buyers, CEOs and socialites have been all buzzing concerning the cut up — and Gates’ purported penchant for young women.
“It was a decent CEO group and they have been all saying how [the divorce] didn’t come as a shock to anybody,” a supply advised us. “It’s been a topic for years and has at all times been a topic of dialog among the many cash guys.”
Photographs from 2010 of Gates partying with a bevy of younger beauties at Sundance resurfaced final week after the divorce announcement. The billionaire tech nerd partied laborious and “gyrated in a V.I.P sales space till 2 a.m.,” witnesses advised us at the time.
“Everyone was snapping photographs of him till his safety rushed him out the again door after he tipped a waitress $500,” they stated.
However Gates gossip wasn’t the principle attraction at Utendahl’s shindig. He threw the party to rejoice Lolly’s birthday and new music launch. She carried out her new songs in entrance of a crowd together with Nacho Figueroa, Benny Shabtai, Haute Dwelling’s Kamal Hotchandani, developer David Martin and couple Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker.
Coincidentally, Kenneth Chenault, who changed Gates on the board at Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, was among the many energy crowd at the occasion. Paypal director Rodney Adkins, Daymond John, Don Peebles have been additionally a number of the “cash guys” on the scene.