Jeff Bezos awards $100 million to charities of Dolly Parton's choice

On Friday, the Amazon founder presented the country singer with the Bezos Courage and Civility Award. The award seeks to recognise leaders who “pursue solutions with courage and civility”, according to a statement obtained by ET Canada. It comes with a $100 million (£84.88 million) payment to donate to the charities of the honouree’s choice. Jeff took to Instagram on Saturday to repost a video uploaded by his co-presenter Lauren Sanchez, which showed the pair announce the award. “Jeff and I are so proud to share that we have a new Bezos Courage and Civility Award winner..."