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Jeff Bezos’ Mistress Lauren Sanchez Hires High-Powered Attorney

Other woman seeks 'mediation' in bust-up from Hollywood hubby!

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Lauren Sanchez — the woman that came between Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos and his wife, Mackenzie — has hired herself a powerhouse attorney, reported.

Report of the hire came just hours after The National ENQURER‘s blockbuster exclusive on the meltdown of the world’s richest couple into what’s sure to be a $160 billion legal mess.

Lauren, whose wild sex-texting affair with Jeff preceded his breakup with MacKenzie  — formally announced via Twitter the morning of Jan. 9 — called in a lawyer last November to handle her own high-profile split.

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A mother of three, Lauren has been married since 2005 to Hollywood mogul Patrick Whitesell, whose A-list clients include Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Michelle Williams, Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds, according to US Weekly.

“Lauren and Patrick consulted Laura Wasser to mediate their divorce,” a source told Radar. “They want to do it very privately and amicably.”

Tinseltown divorce attorney extraordinaire Wasser boasts a client roster every bit as impressive as Whitesell’s, having represents Angelina Jolie, Kim Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow, to name a few.

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As for Jeff’s divorce, the mega-billionaire’s biological aunt told The ENQUIRER Jan. 10 that she expects MacKenzie — his wife of 25 years and mother to their four children, ages 13 to 18  — “to take him to the cleaners!

The split could prove to be the biggest in divorce-court history as they split a fortune valued as high sa $160 billion that includes a $23 million museum in Washington D.C., two Beverly Hills mega mansions, a massive Texas ranch, multi-million-dollar New York City apartments and an estate in Washington state.