Kim Dotcom has announced his separation from wife Mona over Twitter.
The German internet entrepreneur, convicted fraudster and nascent politician has five children together with Mona.
His statement was brief:
I have issued a statement on my separation. pic.twitter.com/SGISLdzgX1
— Kim Dotcom (@KimDotcom) May 17, 2014
Dotcom has been in the news this week for taking part in ''racist day'' and referring to his American crew as "my little n......".
Whaleoil blogger Cameron Slater replied via Twitter:
@KimDotcom We knew for a week and gave you privacy. Now you announced to the world you kinda stuffed that up. If you want privacy be private
— Whaleoil (@Whaleoil) May 17, 2014