Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Are Splitting Up

Dashiell Bennett

In a stunning bit of matrimony news, News Corp. overlord Rupert Murduch has filed for divorce from his pie bodyguard/third wife, Wendi Deng. Deadline Hollywood got the scoop that divorce papers were filed this morning in New York State. 

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Murdoch and Deng, who are separated by 38 years and several billion dollars, were married in 1999 and have two children together. The large age gap has always been a topic of chatter when it comes to couple, but the most famous moment of their marriage came in 2011, when a comedian/prankster tried to throw a cream pie at Murdoch during a Parliamentary hearing. Deng leapt to his defense and then slapped the pastry assailant.

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