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How Did The National Enquirer Obtain Jeff Bezos' Texts?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is accusing the David J. Pecker, publisher of National Enquirer, the nations leading supermarket tabloid, of extortion and blackmail. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is accusing the David J. Pecker, publisher of National Enquirer, the nations leading supermarket tabloid, of extortion and blackmail. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

The publisher of the National Enquirer paid $200,000 to obtain sexually explicit text messages and photos that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sent to a woman he was having an affair with. The Wall Street Journal reports it was the woman’s brother who sold the content to American Media LLC. Here & Now‘s Peter O’ Dowd speaks with MSNBC’s Ali Velshi(@AliVelshi), co-host of “Velshi & Ruhle,” about the new developments in this public feud.

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