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Splitsville for Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch

Her mission is accomplished.

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by Anonymousreply 207June 25, 2022 3:57 PM

He's 91?! Wow. He looks better than Calvin Klein who is 12 years his junior. The love of a good woman takes years off a guy ;)

by Anonymousreply 1June 22, 2022 6:27 PM

Lord she actually married him? I never knew.

by Anonymousreply 2June 22, 2022 6:27 PM

She did her time - sad she went from Mick to that, but she likes 'em rich.

by Anonymousreply 3June 22, 2022 6:31 PM

He gave her class and she gave him sex appeal.

by Anonymousreply 4June 22, 2022 6:32 PM

R4- He has NO class

by Anonymousreply 5June 22, 2022 6:34 PM

How much, I wonder? How much??????

by Anonymousreply 6June 22, 2022 6:37 PM

No frickin' way! With my looks and title, and his billions....and Harry won't mind.

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by Anonymousreply 7June 22, 2022 6:37 PM

An old school courtesan. Learn from your betters,children. She is good.

by Anonymousreply 8June 22, 2022 6:39 PM

Four ex wives. Jeez Rupert, time to ride the d-train and see if guys are the way forward (for your last months on earth).

by Anonymousreply 9June 22, 2022 6:39 PM

Interesting. Maybe it was a business arrangement from the beginning. Her companionship in his old age for a chunk of cash.

by Anonymousreply 10June 22, 2022 6:44 PM

Shakes my faith in love.

by Anonymousreply 11June 22, 2022 6:48 PM

To R6, even though the 4th Mrs Murdoch signed a "steel-clad pre-nup" agreement. I would predict 500 to 750 million settlement for Mrs Murdoch(plus housing-keeping all the jewelry he gave Jerry). I would love to be her financial advisor& forensic accountant for her divorce. I believe the settlement has already been agreed on.

by Anonymousreply 12June 22, 2022 6:48 PM

Gosh, I thought those two kids were the real deal.

by Anonymousreply 13June 22, 2022 6:49 PM

If a billionaire on his deathbed and an ageing gold digger can't make a go of it, what hope is there for the rest of us? Romance is well and truly dead.

by Anonymousreply 14June 22, 2022 6:51 PM

I know, r13, if they can't make a go of it, there's no hope for the rest of us.

by Anonymousreply 15June 22, 2022 6:52 PM

Has anyone told Melania yet?

Lol, joking. She’d have Google alerts set up for this very situation.

by Anonymousreply 16June 22, 2022 6:56 PM

Why didn't she just wait a few months to be his Merry Widow?

by Anonymousreply 17June 22, 2022 6:57 PM

She caught him cheating, didn't she? Mick Jagger all over again. Poor girl 😂

by Anonymousreply 18June 22, 2022 6:59 PM

She caught him cheating, didn't she? Mick Jagger all over again. Poor girl 😂

by Anonymousreply 19June 22, 2022 6:59 PM

A shrewd move on her part. Rupert may be finally called to account for his role in the Jan. 6 coup attempt.

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by Anonymousreply 20June 22, 2022 6:59 PM

Sorry, for the double post above

by Anonymousreply 21June 22, 2022 7:00 PM

Some prenups provide for an increased payout if the marriage lasts longer than, for example, five years. Perhaps she maxed out the amount that she could collect, and likely wouldn’t get any more when he died. Actually, now that I think about it, collecting under a prenup might be better than inheriting pursuant to a will or trust, since the children might fight her.

by Anonymousreply 22June 22, 2022 7:03 PM

^ Good points. I'm sure they both have excellent lawyers who gave them the best advice

by Anonymousreply 23June 22, 2022 7:05 PM

Has anyone informed Erika Jayne from RHOBH yet? She's single and skint.

by Anonymousreply 24June 22, 2022 7:06 PM

Lol R7

by Anonymousreply 25June 22, 2022 7:06 PM

It’s all been downhill since Bryan Ferry.

Aesthetically, not financially.

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by Anonymousreply 26June 22, 2022 7:13 PM

Bryan was a fine looking man. More effortlessly cool than Mick.

by Anonymousreply 27June 22, 2022 7:19 PM

Has Erika Jayne slid into his DMs yet?

by Anonymousreply 28June 22, 2022 7:21 PM

I lost what respect I had for her when she married him. She's no better than Wendy Deng now. Perhaps she never was. It's the same (for me) as when Gwen Stefani married that marginally talented homophobic piece of shite, Blake Shelton.

by Anonymousreply 29June 22, 2022 8:14 PM

She got tired of sucking the devil’s old shriveled dick.

by Anonymousreply 30June 22, 2022 8:18 PM

R30, next stop for Jerry will be Bill Gates. At least he's micro soft ; )

by Anonymousreply 31June 22, 2022 8:21 PM

[quote] An old school courtesan. Learn from your betters,children. She is good.

She made a big mistake, though, "marrying" Mick Jagger in a foreign country. I'm sure she learned from that. Her marriage to Murdoch probably happened in a US court of law.

by Anonymousreply 32June 22, 2022 8:23 PM

R12, If she signed an iron-clad prenup, then she's not getting anywhere near $500 million unless he chooses to give it to her. Murdoch has the best lawyers in the world and there's no way that Jerry is beating the prenup.

If prenups were that easily broken, especially ones written by the best lawyers in the world, then why have them at all? No rich person would ever get married again.

by Anonymousreply 33June 22, 2022 8:27 PM

This really is a genuine shock. I would have given them at least another 20 years of true love. A very sad day for romance...

by Anonymousreply 34June 22, 2022 8:29 PM

She was SUPPOSED to push him down the stairs just as soon as the ink was dry on his new will.

by Anonymousreply 35June 22, 2022 8:55 PM

Wendi Deng....what possessed him to marry her?

by Anonymousreply 36June 22, 2022 8:57 PM

Now I know that Mick hadnt covid...

by Anonymousreply 37June 22, 2022 8:58 PM

r3 She went from just sympathy for the devil to marrying him.

by Anonymousreply 38June 22, 2022 9:00 PM

That old toad just won't die.

by Anonymousreply 39June 22, 2022 9:02 PM

I actually am a little surprised. They're both old, why bother to divorce at this point? What is the financial incentive on his side and hers? That's all it can be, right?

by Anonymousreply 40June 22, 2022 9:04 PM

How embarrassing for her. Two attempts at trophy wife-dom failed. Back to the simple life - again.

by Anonymousreply 41June 22, 2022 9:06 PM

Maybe an opening for Meghan!

by Anonymousreply 42June 22, 2022 9:06 PM

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by Anonymousreply 43June 22, 2022 9:07 PM

Wendy Deng jumping into action, protecting Murdoch from a pie thrower.

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by Anonymousreply 44June 22, 2022 9:08 PM

^ Oldies divorcing is aways a puzzle. Bjorn from ABBA after 41 years of marriage to wife no.2!

by Anonymousreply 45June 22, 2022 9:08 PM

Nelson Mandela divorced Winnie not too long after being released from a decades-long incarceration.

by Anonymousreply 46June 22, 2022 9:14 PM

According to the Daily Fail, he’s divorcing her

by Anonymousreply 47June 22, 2022 9:17 PM

What, she couldn't keep up with his raging libido?

by Anonymousreply 48June 22, 2022 9:18 PM

Amber Heard, your time is now!!

by Anonymousreply 49June 22, 2022 9:21 PM

[quote] Some prenups provide for an increased payout if the marriage lasts longer than, for example, five years. Perhaps she maxed out the amount that she could collect, and likely wouldn’t get any more when he died. Actually, now that I think about it, collecting under a prenup might be better than inheriting pursuant to a will or trust, since the children might fight her.

I'm guessing this is the nature of their prenup. The marriage has lasted a decent length, i.e., her payout is maxed out. He's still of sound mind (competent). She won't have to deal with his children.

He's been divorced 3X prior, so it's probably minimal drama.

She's still reasonably young. She can enjoy her money, travel, plus she has kids and maybe grandchildren.

by Anonymousreply 50June 22, 2022 9:26 PM

Rupert's an amateur.

by Anonymousreply 51June 22, 2022 9:30 PM

She'll be walking away with a hell of a lot more then Mick Jagger gave her. Of course, that would only be just over a $100 🙄

by Anonymousreply 52June 22, 2022 9:31 PM

This was a business relationship from the start and probably the divorce is part of his estate planning.

by Anonymousreply 53June 22, 2022 9:32 PM

Weird. Just a few months ago they bought a huge ranch. I assumed he bought it to please her, since she's from Texas.

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by Anonymousreply 54June 22, 2022 9:33 PM

"I would predict 500 to 750 million settlement for Mrs Murdoch(plus housing-keeping all the jewelry he gave Jerry)"

She'll be lucky to get 50 million. Mick only gave her 10 million, even though they were together well over 20 years and had 4 kids together. I think that's kinda fucked up.

by Anonymousreply 55June 22, 2022 9:39 PM

Rupert caught her in flagrante with the help.

by Anonymousreply 56June 22, 2022 9:39 PM

He'll last another 10 years. People of his ilk and personality live forever. Those good and kind and decent almost always die younger.

by Anonymousreply 57June 22, 2022 9:41 PM

Now, I ain't sayin' she a gold digger, but she ain't messin' with no broke

by Anonymousreply 58June 22, 2022 9:51 PM

Wait up a minute....he's a spritely 91, the Queen is a blushing gal of 96! Both now single.......may the gods make this happen!

by Anonymousreply 59June 22, 2022 9:52 PM

Wendi Deng got the triplex penthouse at 834 Fifth Avenue, formerly Laurance Rockefeller's (bought from his estate 7n 2004 for $44M.

Evidently Murdoch understands that generosity is the hardest thing to challenge.

Didn't Hall marry Murdoch in the U.K. which doesn't officially accept pre-nups (but generally does if they seem reasonable and no one objects too strenuously)?

by Anonymousreply 60June 22, 2022 9:52 PM

Yes, R59 -- and Tom Bianchi can make it a thruple

by Anonymousreply 61June 22, 2022 9:53 PM

Jerry has had some life. Why was she never a gay icon? Not tragic?

by Anonymousreply 62June 22, 2022 9:57 PM

She's kinda like Mia Farrow. Is she crazy, too?

by Anonymousreply 63June 22, 2022 9:58 PM

I like R50's take. Maybe it's simply a move to help prevent a huge family fight.

by Anonymousreply 64June 22, 2022 10:28 PM

In 2005 Hall had an odd sort of reality tv series, a contest to find a "Kept" man, or rather a man for her to keep. It was terrible and yet had a certain charm as indeed she does, or can have.

She narrowed the field week by week but the last man standing, the winner explained he collected his $100,000 but never saw Hall again, or the "promised" penthouse life asa toy boy

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by Anonymousreply 65June 22, 2022 10:32 PM

I’m kind of surprised by this. Murdoch’s got lots of energy for ending marriages.

by Anonymousreply 66June 22, 2022 11:11 PM

You realize that Murdoch is the man responsible for FOX and much of the international media empire of reactionary lies. He is truly one of the most evil men of the last 100 years. Jerry Hall just be a nut for ever marrying such a man- or stupid as a rock. Greed? Who knows.

by Anonymousreply 67June 22, 2022 11:19 PM

[quote] would predict 500 to 750 million settlement for Mrs Murdoch(plus housing-keeping all the jewelry he gave Jerry).

I would find that exceptionally hard to believe.

He almost certainly would have made her sign a pretty tight pre-nup, especially after the divorce from Wendi Deng.

by Anonymousreply 68June 22, 2022 11:23 PM

He looks like a melting Zagnut Bar.

by Anonymousreply 69June 22, 2022 11:37 PM

I can't imagine a better life than to be an attractive woman with $50 million+ in the bank after divorcing two rich old men. I would travel the world, live wherever I wanted, and the only men I would ever deal with again would be hot young studs who satisfied my sexual needs. It would be like Christmas morning everyday.

by Anonymousreply 70June 22, 2022 11:45 PM

At that level of wealth, people’s actions probably can’t be understood by regular folk.

by Anonymousreply 71June 22, 2022 11:46 PM

It was inevitable that she would get too old.

by Anonymousreply 72June 22, 2022 11:48 PM

Jerry probably was fooling around on the old asshole and she thought he'd be dead by now. With the Dominion lawsuit looming and the entirely possible outcome that they'll break Murdoch, time to get out now, take the money and run.

I think she only married him because she was still so pissed off at Mick who was a total scumbag to her. When Jerry married Murdoch in London, ALL Mick's kids - not just the ones he fathered with Jerry, showed up at the wedding. Apparently, Jerry is very loveable.

by Anonymousreply 73June 23, 2022 12:06 AM

[quote] Jerry Hall just be a nut for ever marrying such a man- or stupid as a rock. Greed? Who knows.

Definitely got married for the money. Why the hell else? Murdoch was like her Aristotle Onassis. I.e., insurance policy against ending up in an old folks' home.

by Anonymousreply 74June 23, 2022 12:19 AM

She probably didn’t realize he was going to last this long.

by Anonymousreply 75June 23, 2022 12:22 AM

My mother always said this marriage would end in tears.

by Anonymousreply 76June 23, 2022 12:24 AM

Really really curious how much she is going to get. It was clearly whoredom - but damn well better have been a few million per year. But hey, at her age she shouldn’t need much.

by Anonymousreply 77June 23, 2022 12:26 AM

[quote]You realize that Murdoch is the man responsible for FOX and much of the international media empire of reactionary lies.

Hmm, yes, I think I've heard that somewhere before.

Do we know any more yet about what finally tore these two lovebirds asunder?

by Anonymousreply 78June 23, 2022 12:27 AM

Didn’t they not have a prenup?

by Anonymousreply 79June 23, 2022 12:27 AM

I think around $2-300m plus some residences.

by Anonymousreply 80June 23, 2022 12:29 AM

I kind of hoped they would make it. Not sure why.

by Anonymousreply 81June 23, 2022 12:30 AM

How much she get for divorce?

by Anonymousreply 82June 23, 2022 12:31 AM

Anyone care to guess what her parting gifts will be?

I’m guessing she’s walking out with at least 20-50 million.

by Anonymousreply 83June 23, 2022 12:32 AM

She married him the way Jackie married Aristotle.

At her age, she probably doesn’t care about sex anymore.

by Anonymousreply 84June 23, 2022 12:32 AM

[quote] I think around $2-300m plus some residences.

Again, this seems very unlikely, given that he almost certainly made her sign a prenup and that they were only together for a few years.

by Anonymousreply 85June 23, 2022 12:35 AM

R77, at her age, it wasn’t whoredom.

I doubt they ever fucked; not even once.

This was more of an elder companion deal. Nothing wrong with that, I suppose, if you can actually get along with the geezer.

To each his own.

I wouldn’t be able to stomach it. This man has been destroying democracy worldwide for the last 30 years.

by Anonymousreply 86June 23, 2022 12:37 AM

r83 is right - $20 to $40 million or so plus all her jewelry and gifts. If he bought her a ranch recently, in TX, that may be hers to keep as well - a parting gift.

They were together enough a year ago to host her youngest son's wedding at their shared UK estate. I wonder what happened here. Unlike most in this thread, I don't believe Jerry married him strictly for the money. She's always been a deep romantic at heart - it's what kept her tied to stingy lying Mick for so long - and a deeply committed family person. I think she wanted this - her only legal marriage - to last until death.

by Anonymousreply 87June 23, 2022 12:42 AM

The prenup would have been drafted in the full flush of love, so he may have been generous. He can afford to be and they both strike me as realists when it comes to relationships. Still, he is the one who wants it which is unusual at that age. Mostly it’s the wives who are miserable married to elderly needy men.

by Anonymousreply 88June 23, 2022 12:47 AM

Tracy Ullman did a comic skit show in the UK a few years ago. I think the episodes are still up on YouTube. She constantly parodied Murdoch and Jerry's love life.

by Anonymousreply 89June 23, 2022 12:52 AM

What r87 said.

Someone upthread got me thinking about sparing herself a fight with his children.

Maybe, and I know this is may be laughable, but just maybe, this is an amicable, mutual decision to spare everybody a post-death kerfluffle.

He can cut Hall loose with generous parting gift$. She gets to enjoy those. Done.

He has 6 children, I believe. 2 with Deng, 3 with the 1st wife and a daughter with the 2nd. He probably just everything in order for them.

I recall reading that as part of the settlement with Deng, he agreed to increase the percentage of cash and stock that his daughters with Deng would get to the same rate as his other children, something his other children weren't happy about.

I read in that Vanity Fair piece about the divorce that his children HATED Deng.

by Anonymousreply 90June 23, 2022 12:53 AM

Deng is a cunt. So here, I side with his children, as I’m sure the kids he had with Deng think she’s a cunt too.

Deng was the mastermind behind the Kushner-Trump marriage, which tells us so much about Wendy dearest.

by Anonymousreply 91June 23, 2022 12:57 AM

Question, anyone here know if these women were all beards?

by Anonymousreply 92June 23, 2022 1:00 AM

Feng is quite hateable. The indiscretion with how she conducted her affair with Blair (hosting him in Rupert's homes) and her alleged elder abuse outlined in the VF article would make me hate her if she were my stepmother, even if I didn't care for my father too much.

by Anonymousreply 93June 23, 2022 1:00 AM

Deng not Feng.^

by Anonymousreply 94June 23, 2022 1:02 AM

I’m wondering if these ladies were beards specifically because of Deng’s matchmaking with Jared and Ivanka.

No way is Jared straight. We all know this. At the very least, he’s a closeted cross-dresser like Jenner was for all of his marriages.

by Anonymousreply 95June 23, 2022 1:16 AM

She really went down in my estimation when she married Murdoch.

by Anonymousreply 96June 23, 2022 1:19 AM

I still begrudgingly like her, R96.

She was broke when she married him, and Mick forced her out of their London home.

She was basically raised to just be pretty and marry rich. That said, she doesn’t strike me as an inherently bad person.

by Anonymousreply 97June 23, 2022 1:22 AM

He's 91 and she didn't manage to hold out until she was the Widow Murdoch?

That was VERY unprofessional of her.

by Anonymousreply 98June 23, 2022 1:24 AM

Sad to hear that there will be no more fun family gatherings.

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by Anonymousreply 99June 23, 2022 1:26 AM

To R90 you have the children reversed!! !st wife-one daughter 2nd wife Anna, 2 boys& 1 girl 3 rd wife, The Chinese whore-2 girls The 2nd wife Anna Murdoch could have taken half his fortune including1/2 of Fox news& 20th Century Fox. However, her children inherited all the 20th Century & Fox stock along with the daughter from his 1st wife. No fox corp stock for the Deng whore offspring, just more $$$$(but no power).

by Anonymousreply 100June 23, 2022 1:28 AM

R10, I hope so. Didn't it turn out that she wasn't legally married to Mick Jagger? And he has a reputation for being cheap.

by Anonymousreply 101June 23, 2022 1:29 AM

Rupert may be around for a while. His mother died at 103. And he's had a lifetime of access to topnotch medical care.

by Anonymousreply 102June 23, 2022 1:34 AM

How many times did they have sex ?

by Anonymousreply 103June 23, 2022 1:38 AM

I’m gonna guess zero times, r103

by Anonymousreply 104June 23, 2022 1:39 AM

Both are garbage trash assholes!

by Anonymousreply 105June 23, 2022 1:40 AM

He dumped her because he couldn’t stand the B.O. anymore.

by Anonymousreply 106June 23, 2022 1:41 AM

I guess he’s taking too long to die

by Anonymousreply 107June 23, 2022 1:42 AM

I wish nothing but the most painful death for him and his fucking parasitic family, but she's a fucking cunt for marrying him and I hope his lawyers fight tooth and nail to make sure she gets nothing. She's despicable for marrying someone so vile.

by Anonymousreply 108June 23, 2022 1:46 AM

Did she enjoy sucking his cock?

by Anonymousreply 109June 23, 2022 1:47 AM

R108, calm down. As other pointed out above, it was most likely an arrangement. She'll get what she was contracted to get.

by Anonymousreply 110June 23, 2022 1:48 AM

I blame Mick for this marriage. If he wasn't such a cheap cunt, Jerry wouldn't have had to marry this Trump enabler.

by Anonymousreply 111June 23, 2022 1:48 AM

Isn't taking money away from him a good thing?

by Anonymousreply 112June 23, 2022 1:48 AM

Was she wearing Chanel?

by Anonymousreply 113June 23, 2022 1:48 AM

Damn, I was hoping she would have "black widowed" the entire Murdoch family. "Sign her Rupie!"

by Anonymousreply 114June 23, 2022 1:57 AM

I know Murdoch's older kids despised Wendi Deng, with good reason. But they supposedly liked Jerry. What kind of fight would be brewing for them? She's his 4th wife, when he died his will would explicitly spell out what everyone gets. Jerry had no lock on his business interests, which have long been tied up in corporate trusts.

Jerry is known to be easy-going, compliant and relatively submissive. Something happened here.

by Anonymousreply 115June 23, 2022 2:00 AM

Why wouldn't they like her, R115? She seems like a fun personality.

Probably what happened is her role is no longer needed. He may be ill or too feeble to need someone to appear with him at public events.

by Anonymousreply 116June 23, 2022 2:10 AM

R115, like what?

by Anonymousreply 117June 23, 2022 2:17 AM

[quote]He gave her class and she gave him sex appeal.

He also gave her a boatload and bottomless pit of endless cash. Much more than the nonexistent speck of sex appeal some may perceive she gave to him.

Fucking Rupert Murdoch has destroyed the planet with right-wing inflammatory lies he calls news. It's been colossally damaging to democracies and the entire democratic process around the world, primarily the United States.

by Anonymousreply 118June 23, 2022 2:29 AM

Jerry Faye Hall (born July 2, 1956). She turns 66 next week.

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by Anonymousreply 119June 23, 2022 2:30 AM

r36 straight men love asian pussy, thats why.

by Anonymousreply 120June 23, 2022 2:33 AM

How come nobody is saying anything about her long hair? Usually, people post comments about how older women need to cut their hair into a bob, above the shoulder.

by Anonymousreply 121June 23, 2022 2:37 AM

Only 66? So she used her last marketable years to snag a billionaire - and hopefully walk away with at least 50 million. She can retire from the gold digging days now.

by Anonymousreply 122June 23, 2022 2:41 AM

Why can’t this old fuck just die already!

by Anonymousreply 123June 23, 2022 2:46 AM

R121, she looks beautiful. She can pull off the longer hair. Most people can’t.

by Anonymousreply 124June 23, 2022 3:06 AM

Yeah, Jerry is a good looking older woman.

by Anonymousreply 125June 23, 2022 3:20 AM

Her hair is naturally thick and wavy, she can get away with it.

by Anonymousreply 126June 23, 2022 3:22 AM

[quote]The marriage has lasted a decent length, i.e., her payout is maxed out. He's still of sound mind (competent). [bold]She won't have to deal with his children.[/bold]

Agreed, divorcing now will save everyone a headache down the line.

[quote]With the Dominion lawsuit looming and the entirely possible outcome that they'll break Murdoch, time to get out now, take the money and run.

I'm surprised R73 is the only one to mention this, especially with this news being reported yesterday (6/21/2022).

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by Anonymousreply 127June 23, 2022 3:22 AM

She's not going to "take the money and run". At the very least, there is an iron-clad prenup.

by Anonymousreply 128June 23, 2022 3:24 AM

Honey, I’m gettin’ out while the gettin’s good!

by Anonymousreply 129June 23, 2022 3:25 AM

He heard it from a friend who, heard it from a friend who, heard it from another she’s been messin around.

by Anonymousreply 130June 23, 2022 3:26 AM

"He gave her class"

Nope.

" and she gave him sex appeal."

Not even if she had magical powers.

by Anonymousreply 131June 23, 2022 3:28 AM

It's not the Dominion suit. That doesn't have a snowball's chance in hell of seriously damaging Murdoch pere et fils. The judge has already let Fox News itself off the hook. This ruling is simply that the complaint has made enough of an initial showing to go forward. There isn't going to be substantive proof against the Murdochs as individuals. And if there was, they won't be facing crippling losses over this.

It's something else. Agreed with the posters above that something happened. Here's hoping we find out what it is--the whole thing is very odd. NYT reported that Murdoch's people were very surprised to hear of it.

by Anonymousreply 132June 23, 2022 3:38 AM

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by Anonymousreply 133June 23, 2022 3:38 AM

I guess she has a type (wealthy grotesque old men)

by Anonymousreply 134June 23, 2022 3:41 AM

Wondering how they met?

If she was 59 when they married, is there a tiny chance with extreme fertility treatments she could have had a child by him?

Compare her face vs Madonna who is just two years younger. Natural (ish) vs enhanced. Pros/ cons?

by Anonymousreply 135June 23, 2022 4:02 AM

Northern lad Bryan Ferry has turned into a fox-hunting Tory, maybe he’ll once again pursue his favourite Texan blonde.

by Anonymousreply 136June 23, 2022 4:10 AM

R135, they met in Australia or through an Australia connection. Jerry played Mrs. Robinson in at least one production of "The Graduate" there, and was due for a return engagement. Supposedly she met Rupert's sister or some female relative of his there, at a dinner or event, and that relative played matchmaker. When the two of them got engaged he got her out of the contract to do her return in the play.

Her Australia connection goes back a little ways. While there for one of her earlier "Graduate" stints, she met a wealthy widower who was a developer or real estate mogul or something. He was much younger than Rupert and nice-looking. That was a serious relationship for several years, about 15 years ago. Didn't last.

by Anonymousreply 137June 23, 2022 4:28 AM

If she gets 25 million or more, I’m down to eat her Texas beef curtains until she croaks.

If she gets less than that, I guess it will be 91year old dick for the next 5-7 years. I’ll just pretend it’s polish sausage that got cooked on the grill a bit too long.

So glad I’m woke enough to handle the needs of the wealth in their time of need.

by Anonymousreply 138June 23, 2022 4:54 AM

R90 Interesting thought but then why get married at all? It’s only been six years so she would have been well aware of what kind of unpleasantness “the end” would bring. They could have enjoyed a companionship relationship, attending events, traveling, etc. without the legal encumbrance.

by Anonymousreply 139June 23, 2022 4:58 AM

She Wash TWASh!

Me RICHER anyWAYs.

Hey: any YOU BWITCHES know TONY BWAir?

by Anonymousreply 140June 23, 2022 5:13 AM

Also guessing around 50 mil here. Wonder if we will ever know.

by Anonymousreply 141June 23, 2022 6:07 AM

It's a bit of a mystery where RM's legal residence is, he's got so many places.

But in California and England certainly there's no such thing as an "iron-clad" pre-nup.

by Anonymousreply 142June 23, 2022 7:11 AM

"Wondering how they met? "

He opened his wallet and BAM! There she was 😉

by Anonymousreply 143June 23, 2022 7:16 AM

If they cannot make, what is the hope for the rest of us?

Said NOONE EVER about these cruel and dangerous people.

by Anonymousreply 144June 23, 2022 7:19 AM

She’s supposedly getting under $10 million.

She had contempt for her. He hated her smoking and she would blow smoke in his wrinkled face. True love.

by Anonymousreply 145June 23, 2022 7:26 AM

I agree with r116. After a certain age, a wealthy and powerful man does not want to appear in public in a diminished state, not only due to vanity, but to avoid speculation from shareholders, the media, public, etc.

My take on it is that he has a form of dementia. He's only known Jerry for six years or so, it's not a life long relationship. Maybe he's forgotten that he married her or who she is entirely and refuses to belief she's his wife? At 96, it's not hard to believe he's become addled and agitated and that he demanded the "stranger" be gone. Even if she lived in a different residence, what would be the point of remaining married, especially if he can't really be out in public lest people catch wind of a mental decline.

by Anonymousreply 146June 23, 2022 7:36 AM

He’s 91 not 96

by Anonymousreply 147June 23, 2022 7:40 AM

She’ll never, ever get her reputation back. She’ll always be Mrs. Satan.

by Anonymousreply 148June 23, 2022 7:42 AM

And there've been no signs his mind is addled.

Except at that hearing in London a few years ago, which probably reflected more performance art than reality.

by Anonymousreply 149June 23, 2022 7:43 AM

Ah, yes, r147. I confused his age with Queen Elizabeth's. My point still stands.

by Anonymousreply 150June 23, 2022 7:45 AM

Why did Rupert, who could have anyone, marry an ancient stink-hole?

by Anonymousreply 151June 23, 2022 7:48 AM

They both look great in OP's pic. They must have been great for each other for a while. Good for them.

by Anonymousreply 152June 23, 2022 8:13 AM

@r151, When you're 91 a 66 year old is a young chicky-babe

by Anonymousreply 153June 23, 2022 8:15 AM

I think she married him at a time when political leanings weren't so divisive. Being his wife would have been a death sentence for her socially and professionally, and that's not something she would've expected.

by Anonymousreply 154June 23, 2022 8:16 AM

Serious question. Is a guy his age trying to fuck?

by Anonymousreply 155June 23, 2022 8:24 AM

^ I'll let you know when I get there 😉

by Anonymousreply 156June 23, 2022 8:27 AM

Trying to fuck the world over everyday!

by Anonymousreply 157June 23, 2022 8:29 AM

Power is the greatest aphrodisiac.

by Anonymousreply 158June 23, 2022 8:52 AM

R44, another reason for people to hate Deng. I've been praying for decades that Murdoch get cream pied in the face

by Anonymousreply 159June 23, 2022 11:28 AM

I think she would have preferred to wait until the reading of the will, but the investigations and lawsuits for Fox are amping up and it's probably best to depart asap.

Look for her to give interviews after the divorce proclaiming that she had no idea of what fox was up to.

by Anonymousreply 160June 23, 2022 11:36 AM

DM followup today reports Rupert's "summer party" at London's Serpentine Gallery earlier this week was notable for the absence of Jerry or any of her family/friends. (It was also noted he spent 15 minutes talking to Boris Johnson.) But NYT or one of the earlier reports said she was "doting on him" at his 90th birthday party at Tavern on the Green late last August 2021.

Could politics finally have come between them? When they got engaged someone was quoted as saying he was conservative while Jerry hated Trump, but they were okay with their differences. But one of Hall's daughters is a progressive firebrand and ERA activist, and Jerry has appeared in photo PR with her. Wonder if divisions widened along with the widening ideological divisions in the culture and his media holdings . . .

by Anonymousreply 161June 23, 2022 11:45 AM

Seems to be Aussie outlet showbiz411 reporting that rumored estimates have Jerry getting under $10 million at an estimated $1 million a year per any prenup. That seems low. The DM and others breathlessly throwing around high-stakes figures are ludicrously high and overblown, but under $10 million // $1 million yearly isn't credible either.

showbiz411 is also the outlet claiming Jerry would smoke around Murdoch and blow smoke in his face. Really? Yes, it's clear she remained a smoker, but insisting on smoking up close to him when he didn't like it and he's 90 years old? That also seems hard to believe.

by Anonymousreply 162June 23, 2022 11:56 AM

Correcting my post at R162, showbiz411 is NOT an Aussie outlet, it's US-based "Hollywood to the Hudson" gossip.

by Anonymousreply 163June 23, 2022 12:00 PM

Ha, the showbiz411 report cites as another ground for the split that Jerry, a Texan, wanted to spend all her time in Dallas. Ridiculous. Sounds like Wendi Deng or another of Jerry's fans fed the showbiz411 shark.

by Anonymousreply 164June 23, 2022 12:02 PM

[quote]They both look great in OP's pic. They must have been great for each other for a while. Good for them.

It's RUPERT MURDOCH.

by Anonymousreply 165June 23, 2022 12:26 PM

Damnit, Jerry! I told you not to fuck this one up! Widows fare better than Exs. You should have puckered up to that flacid gummie worm like a calf to an utter, coming up just long enough to eat a few times per week! Who's next?

by Anonymousreply 166June 23, 2022 12:29 PM

Maybe when you're as old, rich and powerful as Rupe, the second you get seriously annoyed you just don't waste time, you get rid of the annoyance: "I've had enough. Notify her, pay her off." Executive decision.

by Anonymousreply 167June 23, 2022 12:40 PM

She looks at Mick still dancing and fucking on tour only 10 years younger than this walking corpse and she’s questioning was the billions worth it. Well Jerry you made your choice by going with a media mogul who pushes fake news and hushed up sexually harassed women for decades in his companies. Also, he has iron clad papers locking your hag ass out of his billions.

by Anonymousreply 168June 23, 2022 12:43 PM

@r161, "Could politics finally have come between them? "

I think you hit the nail on the head. Old liberal rocker Jerry probably just couldn't adjust to Nazi life under Murdoch. She probably was ostracized by her old friends as well. The Murdochs have made a lot of enemies over the years many of who were probably in Jerry's circle

by Anonymousreply 169June 23, 2022 12:52 PM

Apparently the DM distributes a UK "national morning newspaper" called inews. As in, inews.co.uk Recently up at that outlet is a story by entertainment reporter Adam Sherwin featuring a detailed account of the likely divorce settlement. With quotes from "leading media lawyer" Mark Stephens. If it's speculative, it's speculation at a microscopic level. 5 to 10 million pounds annually for life, "shared use" claim on all properties acquired during the marriage, a couple of properties outright, and more. The guy said, "use of the PJs" which is apparently billionaire shorthand for private jets.

by Anonymousreply 170June 23, 2022 1:04 PM

Anyone did read at Jerry autobio her birth time? I want do her chart....

Though I do think her rising is Leo but I wanted to be sure....

by Anonymousreply 171June 23, 2022 1:22 PM

Imagine having to take phone calls all day from Ginni Pig Thomas?

by Anonymousreply 172June 23, 2022 1:25 PM

Anyone knows what's the ascendant of Jerry Hall? She's a Cancer Sun Aries Moon

by Anonymousreply 173June 23, 2022 2:48 PM

This is the article R170 mentioned. The financial deal sounds extremely pleasant—but it’s conditioned on Jerry saying nothing about the marriage.

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by Anonymousreply 174June 23, 2022 2:52 PM

Showbiz411 is trying to spin against Jerry to protect Satan.

by Anonymousreply 175June 23, 2022 3:01 PM

[quote]I actually am a little surprised. They're both old, why bother to divorce at this point? What is the financial incentive on his side and hers? That's all it can be, right?

I have no idea, but I like to imagine some Succession-type scenario where she held some Marcia-like control over the old fuck & his kids somehow managed to undermine her with him and being who he is, he cut her off without another word. This settlement is her big payout to go quietly before he pops his clogs & shit really get crazy.

by Anonymousreply 176June 23, 2022 3:05 PM

No, Roger Friedman who writes Showbiz411 used to work for Murdoch and doesn’t like him or his wicked family at all.

by Anonymousreply 177June 23, 2022 4:15 PM

It’s like 2 dead decomposing bodies divorcing

by Anonymousreply 178June 23, 2022 4:32 PM

[quote] Could politics finally have come between them? When they got engaged someone was quoted as saying he was conservative while Jerry hated Trump, but they were okay with their differences. But one of Hall's daughters is a progressive firebrand and ERA activist, and Jerry has appeared in photo PR with her.

IMO, stop trying to imagine that JH is a better person than she appears to be. She knew who he was when she married him. Same with Melania.

by Anonymousreply 179June 23, 2022 4:56 PM

Every grifter knows when to hold em, when to fold em, and when to take the money and run.

What's more highly taxed; a divorce settlement or an inheritance?

by Anonymousreply 180June 23, 2022 5:10 PM

I'd rather be poor than married to an evil corpse like Murdoch.

by Anonymousreply 181June 23, 2022 5:40 PM

How totally dumb. At his age, falling asleep and not waking up would be a totally expected occurence. Jerry should have made use of a pillow at 3 A.M. Now, I have to wonder how much she gets by leaving him. Because I want to know whether it was worth sleeping in his urine soaked bed all these years.

by Anonymousreply 182June 23, 2022 5:50 PM

I’m gutted — I thought this fairytale relationship would last forever.

(Watching the Likes to r7 is a handy way to keep track of how many British racists are on DL)

by Anonymousreply 183June 23, 2022 5:54 PM

If these 2 carefree kids with the whole world in front of them can’t make it .........

by Anonymousreply 184June 23, 2022 6:40 PM

[quote]I'd rather be poor than married to an evil corpse like Murdoch.

This is a tough one; he may be evil, but wildly rich. Hall will likely never want for anything for the rest of her life.

Aside from the whole "good looks" thing, I lack the ability to keep my mouth shut & my opinions to myself, so I'd never make it as some rich evil person's spouse because I'd feel the need to tell them what an asshole they are. The ability to be a good concubine is not a job for the weak in spirit

by Anonymousreply 185June 23, 2022 7:05 PM

Jerry probably told Mr. Hitler to blow it out his ass more then once. After 20 years with Mick Jagger she was up to her cooch in jerks

by Anonymousreply 186June 23, 2022 7:10 PM

R182, it's dubious that Jerry Hall left Murdoch. It's highly likely it is Rupert issuing her with walking papers. One can only hope the tea spills. But that Friedman guy at showbiz411 claims that all the Murdoch-owned news outlets are burying any news. So, it's basically the NYT, who won't get into the real dirt, plus, the DM and its spinoffs like inews.co.uk, or any other outlet not owned or dependent on the Murdoch conglomerate.

Perhaps lockdown and isolation brought out cracks that wouldn't have cracked otherwise. Another thought is, when they got engaged and in the initial year or two, the word was that Rupert was enjoying life. But then the MeToo avalanche hit Fox, with Rupert losing Roger Ailes and facing a collapse there, etc. And the next thing you knew, news reports were saying Rupert had resumed day-to-day involvement and oversight of Fox.

And it basically hasn't stopped since, with Rupert being highly engaged again with all kinds of bazillionaire-pulling-puppet-strings stuff. The whole sale to Disney, the Sky News thing that he lost, one thing after another. Maybe it's not what Jerry Hall understood the plan to be when they married, and there were tensions. But like the scorpion, Rupert is just behaving true to his nature. He may have been feeling lonely post-Wendi Deng, and thought he wanted to enjoy life with a fun gal like Jerry. But this guy was never gonna sit back and enjoy the fun his money could bring him on a sustained basis. He was never gonna be able to contain himself from a day-to-day existence composed of pulling puppet string, micromanaging, making more deals, etc.

by Anonymousreply 187June 23, 2022 7:22 PM

She doesn't seem like the sort interested in Rupert's business or his politics. Nor does she seem interested in billions; a hundred million or so will do. Which is to say she was no threat to his children.

But she does seem the sort who deeply needs not just romance and affection, but the hard love of a man in her life. Like Wendy, she probably had to find what she needed elsewhere, perhaps even with Mick again. And that for Rupert would be crossing a red line with no chance of redemption. Just like Wendy. The personal insult would be too great.

by Anonymousreply 188June 23, 2022 7:35 PM

Is that DM story true? If so, she is now loaded - like $100 million in cash and property loaded. In which case, it’s worth it.

I think he is someone who has learned to treat his ex wives well to minimize drama and minimize chance of anything negative happening. And she will play along. Once burned…

by Anonymousreply 189June 23, 2022 8:31 PM

She's classy. No Heather Mills courtroom drama for her.

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by Anonymousreply 190June 23, 2022 8:37 PM

Why Wendi allowed him to buy those houses for Jerry in Britain?

by Anonymousreply 191June 23, 2022 8:38 PM

The Telegraph has a new story up headed, "The Surprising Story Behind Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall's Split." But it's paywalled. Hoping some enterprising gossip can help with that. Of course, perhaps the headline is just clickbait and there's no intel to the story.

by Anonymousreply 192June 23, 2022 8:40 PM

Not bad, Jerry! Not bad AT ALL! 10m lbs per anum is NOT fucking it up. Now try to negotiate a buy out for access to any properties or pjs - you'll never use that shit!

by Anonymousreply 193June 23, 2022 8:46 PM

Archive.ph is our friend, r192. Haven't read it myself yet.

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by Anonymousreply 194June 23, 2022 8:49 PM

Let me try this again.

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by Anonymousreply 195June 23, 2022 8:51 PM

Clickbait unbecoming of the Telegraph. Maybe he didn't like her having a drink now and then. Maybe they got on each other's nerves during Covid, being locked in together in their vast manses.

by Anonymousreply 196June 23, 2022 8:53 PM

Oh, no! Foiled. I can view but not link the archived version You can copy the link and go to archive.ph and follow through.

Drat.

by Anonymousreply 197June 23, 2022 8:55 PM

From the article at R194 .

"Are we witnessing an old man with a £14 billion fortune getting his complex family affairs in order like some sort of Succession season finale? "

It's an interesting thought. Perhaps he's gotten his final diagnosis and IS getting his affairs in order. I mean, Jerry was great to have on his arm for a few years, but there's no way she's getting a big cut of the inheritance.

by Anonymousreply 198June 23, 2022 9:13 PM

Her mission was not accomplished: He lives, still.

by Anonymousreply 199June 23, 2022 9:30 PM

She's such an inspiration. I used to think Anna Nicole Smith was the Last Great Gold Digger, but shut my mouth, Miss Jerry Hall regains her crown at this late date.

by Anonymousreply 200June 23, 2022 9:32 PM

[quote]It's an interesting thought. Perhaps he's gotten his final diagnosis and IS getting his affairs in order.

Meh, nothing short of a wooden stake through the heart will end it for that old ghoul. I tend to think he was sick of her for some reason. If he was dying, he seems like the type that would want someone like her around to tend to his every whims and the kids sort out the details when he's dead.

by Anonymousreply 201June 23, 2022 10:12 PM

Let’s be serious, who wouldn’t marry a man in his late eighties worth $14+ B.

by Anonymousreply 202June 23, 2022 10:20 PM

Apparently she still smoked and drank socially, habits which greatly bothered old Rupert. He likely made a snap decision here, brought on by growing annoyance and his elder age unable to manage it like he used to. I have a feeling he may regret this, but we'll see.

by Anonymousreply 203June 23, 2022 10:52 PM

Don't get mad, get everything!

by Anonymousreply 204June 23, 2022 10:54 PM

Murdoch knows what the Jaggers think of L'Wren Scott... he can to destroy Jerry's rep with Daily Mail readers... Mick is even easier...

by Anonymousreply 205June 24, 2022 1:53 PM

he senile at this point. He always been evil. It would be better if she got half his fortune. Too bad. I really hate murdock. He is a major problem to Democracy, Civility and Peace.

by Anonymousreply 206June 25, 2022 2:21 PM

I hope she blew smoke in his face for 6 years.

by Anonymousreply 207June 25, 2022 3:57 PM
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