Rupert Murdoch Divorcing Wife
News Corp chief splits with Wendi Deng
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 13, 2013 12:28 PM CDT
Rupert Murdoch and wife Wendi Deng Murdoch arrive at the Oscars on Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Rupert Murdoch might be in the market for a bodyguard. The 82-year-old News Corp chairman has filed for divorce from his wife of 14 years, Wendi Deng, reports Deadline.com. (Deng, 38 years his junior, once famously came to her husband's rescue against a pie-thrower.) The "relationship between husband and wife has broken down irretrievably," says the divorce filing, as per the Huffington Post. The pair met in 1997, married two years later, and have two daughters. It's Murdoch's third divorce; his second set him back a whopping $1.7 billion.

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rickydarlin
Jun 18, 2013 7:07 AM CDT
there ain't no free p- - - - -
Barney_Vincelette
Jun 18, 2013 2:45 AM CDT
He is probably trading her in for a newer model gold digger, perhaps an 18-tear-old. Such "marriages" are never anything more than hiring a prostitute to make his prostate toot, for top dollar.
PadrePio
Jun 14, 2013 11:00 AM CDT
Couldn't happen to two nicer creeps. They should not be able to divorce and should be forced to sleep in the same bed. That would teach these conservative rich creeps a thing or two about the sanctity of marriage.