Rupert Murdoch to divorce Wendi Deng…

What is wrong with Rupert? Seriously, the woman threw a punch for him when he was giving testimony at Government hearing over a hacking scandal and he wants to divorce her? We would say that she’s definitely a keeper.

Deadline Hollywood broke the news that the 82 year old filed for divorce in a New York State Supreme Court despite recent denial of recent rumours their marriage was on the rocks.

“Today’s news comes despite numerous denials for months by PR man Steven Rubenstein and News Corp PR woman Julie Henderson to me as recently as April and May. (“We get this phone call once every 3-6 months,” Rubenstein and Henderson said at the time, pointing to the fact that Wendi and Rupert had recently hosted a dinner at their home for Oscar-winning Twentieth Century Fox director Ang Lee and were going away together on Spring Break.) But legal sources insisted to Deadline that the Murdochs’ divorce was being planned at the same time that a change in Wendi’s behavior towards Rupert was observed during the Academy Awards in February and after. ”She was snippy with him during Oscar weekend, and she’s really impatient with him these days,” – Deadline Hollywood

It’s not the only split going on in the Murdoch empire. In just a few days News Corp will be split in to two companies,one for it’s entertainment assets and the other for it’s publishing business. The publishing group will inherit the News Corp. name, while the entertainment unit will be called 21st Century Fox. The split is said to have no impact on the News Corp split.

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Written by Rachael

As well as being Editor here at The Spin Alley, Rachael is also a freelance journalist and blogger covering lifestyle, travel, culture, entertainment, media and online life for online and print publications.

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