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Buffett makes Astrid Menks an honest woman.
Old 08-31-2006, 05:55 PM   #1
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Buffett makes Astrid Menks an honest woman.

I'll be darned-- Happy birthday, Warren!

Berkshire's stock has been trading at new highs.* It'll be interesting to see what effect this news has-- if any.

I wonder what other news he's been clearing the decks for?

Buffett Weds Longtime Companion

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett married his longtime companion, Astrid Menks, in a private ceremony Wednesday, the Omaha World-Herald reported in a copyrighted story in its Thursday editions.

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Re: Buffett makes Astrid Menks an honest woman.
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Good, maybe this will make him settle down and focus on his career


How "long term" could this relationship be? Didn't his wife just die?
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How "long term" could this relationship be?* Didn't his wife just die?
His wife has lived apart from him and in California for close to 30 years. Buffet and Astrid have been together for a long time.

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Didn't his wife just die?
Surprisingly, it's been over two years.
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It is so gratifying to know that Mr B is no longer living is sin. :
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I think it's pretty incredible that it was Susan Buffett (Warren's wife) who introduced Menks, a former waitress, to Warren. From what I read in other articles, all 3 were good friends and got along very well. Congratulations to Warren and Astrid for continued happiness in their relationship/marriage.
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Wow, it must be nice to a billonaire. Any other guy who has a wife and mistress would be called a pig. Getting congratulated on his marrying his long-time mistress? Very unlikely to happen.
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Wow, it must be nice to a billonaire. Any other guy who has a wife and mistress would be called a pig. Getting congratulated on his marrying his long-time mistress? Very unlikely to happen.
I think we're mostly surprised that he had a wife and a mistress and is still a billionaire. Very unlikely indeed.

While their arrangement was probably not something you'd find in the domestic tranquility manuals (or most churches & legislatures, either) it was among three consenting adults who managed to make it work just fine for all three of them. Donald Trump coulda learned a lot there.

I just wonder what Bill is saying to Melinda Gates these days...
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