Jeff Bezos is in on the joke as he shares Conan O’Brien’s playful dig at Amazon and Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos is in on the joke as he shares Conan O’Brien’s playful dig at Amazon and Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos continued his happy-go-lucky streak throughout social media on Wednesday by exhibiting he has a humorousness in the case of his two largest pursuits in life — Amazon and Blue Origin.

The Amazon CEO shared a picture on Instagram of late-night TV host Conan O’Brien, overlaid with a joke the comedian informed about Bezos and how the world’s richest particular person plans to spend his fortune. Bezos’ solely remark was a smiling emoji, together with mentions for @teamcoco and @BlueOrigin.

? @teamcoco @BlueOrigin

A publish shared by Jeff Bezos (@jeffbezos) on Could 2, 2018 at 3:02pm PDT

O’Brien’s joke on Tuesday night time’s episode of “Conan” on TBS (4:12 mark in video) was playing off recent news that Bezos has characterised his work with Blue Origin and area journey as “the most necessary work” that he’s doing. Billions of {dollars} of his private wealth are going into the enterprise.

“The one approach that I can see to deploy this a lot monetary useful resource is by changing my Amazon winnings into area journey,” Bezos said last week throughout an Axel Springer award ceremony in Berlin. “That is mainly it. Blue Origin is costly sufficient to have the ability to use that fortune. I’m liquidating about $1 billion a 12 months of Amazon inventory to fund Blue Origin. And I plan to proceed to do this for a very long time.”

Final month, Bezos dropped his guard a bit on Instagram and Twitter by exhibiting a lighter facet of himself, making pancakes with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and singer Ciara, trying buff and calling out Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at a screening of “Rampage,” and lounging with a big stuffed panda bear as he labored on his annual Amazon shareholder letter.

Over the weekend he turned heads again, posing in Western put on as he leaned in opposition to a New Shepard crew capsule following a profitable take a look at flight of his suborbital spaceship.

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