Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates struggled with his responses when asked about his past ties to convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein during an interview with PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff.
PBS asking Bill Gates about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein: “Is there a lesson for you, for anyone else looking at this?”
Bill Gates: “Well, he’s dead, so, uhhh, you know, in general you always have to be careful…”
Very normal & cool answer!pic.twitter.com/mL4hqKnos6
— Jerry Dunleavy (@JerryDunleavy) September 22, 2021
Woodruff began the exchange by confronting Gates about the “number of meetings” he had with the shady billionaire, who at the time was already found guilty of soliciting prostitution from minors.
“What did you know about him when you were meeting with him, as you said yourself, in the hopes of raising money?” Woodruff asked.
“You know, I had dinners with him. I regret doing that,” Gates responded. “He had relationships with people he said, you know, would give to global health, which is an interest I have. You know, not nearly enough philanthropy goes in tha… (Read more)