Internet rips into Jeff Bezos' divorce announcement calling it an 'Alexit'

Unless you’ve literally been hiding under an internet-less rock, it’s safe to say you’ve heard the sad news about Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announcing their divorce.

If you’re sad it’s okay, we are too — Alexa, play ‘Someone Like You’!

The Amazon CEO released a text-image statement via Twitter on Wednesday morning to his 732,000 Twitter followers:

Though the message was heartfelt and honest, it didn’t stop most of the internet (predictably) from ripping into both Bezos and Amazon — mainly Bezos’ casual $137 billion net worth.

The joint statement (signed ‘Jeff and MacKenzie’) notes that the former spouses will ‘remain a family’ and that the pair will continue to be ‘partners in ventures and projects’ ahead, it didn’t take long for the Twitter-verse to start commenting on the obvious question on everyone’s mind: How rich is (the-soon-to-be-former) MacKenzie Bezos about to become?

Cracking jokes on everything from the billionaire’s net worth to comparing the marriage to an Amazon Prime subscription to where exactly Bezos is getting his divorce lawyer from, the internet sure delivered on our daily dose of laughs.

Here were the best Twitter reactions to Jeff Bezos’ divorce announcement: 

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Twitter reacts to Jeff Bezos divorce announcement
Motion to call Jeff Bezos divorcing his wife “Alexit.”
Jeff Bezos is divorcing wife MacKenzie after 25 years of marriage. According to the pre-nup her free Amazon Prime m…
Top Investment Idea for 2019: Go long the law firm representing Mackenzie Bezos
Jeff Bezos is getting divorced after realizing that marriage counts as a union.
Daaaamn it’s crazy that Jeff Bezos left his wife for Siri.
Bezos has Prime so he'll have a new wife delivered to him for free within 2 days.
Hoping that a clerical error means both Jeff Bezos and his wife lose everything in the divorce
The real question in the Bezos divorce is who gets the Seattle City Council in the divorce? Will Jeff at least get visitation rights?
Jeff Bezos' divorce-dad phase is going to get every single one of us killed
Jeff Bezos is now gonna buy every Corvette on earth
TODAY Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie are set to divorce after a long and intense disagreement over what they wan…
Jeff Bezos has announced his search for Wife2. Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their requests for p…
Wondering if Jeff Bezos will get a divorce lawyer from Amazon.
Jeff Bezos' net worth just crashed by 50%
lol imagine swiping through Tinder and Jeff Bezos comes up
I wish I was Jeff Bezos wife.
Jeff Bezos wife is leaving him after finally working out how to unsubscribe from the 30 day free trial of him she signed up to 25 years ago.

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