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Rupert Murdoch Dodges a Pie on ‘the Most Humble Day of My Life’

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Posted on Jul 19, 2011

While testifying before the British Parliament on what he called “the most humble day of my life,” Rupert Murdoch nearly took a pie in the face. Luckily for the media tycoon, his wife, Wendi, literally leaped to the rescue with all of her athletic ability.

For the curious, a gossipy history of the fairer Murdoch can be found here—PZS

 

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By Gabriel, July 25, 2011 at 3:06 pm Link to this comment

Rupert Murdoch Dodges a Pie?

You got it all wrong. He got plastered but good. If you find HD video and step it frame by frame you will see his face and whole right side is covered. His son got good part of it too.

As the Hearing continues you can see his jacket is missing, his face is freshly washed and he is clearly shaken.

They missed editing that part out.

Over the weekend it’s been found Both Murdoch’s will probably be charged for lying to Parliamentary Hearing.

Much more on Murdochs here: http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2011/7/21/the_british_watergate_a_backgrounder_on_the_murdoch_hacking_scandal

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By ejreed, July 22, 2011 at 11:33 am Link to this comment

and now the Deng animation
Animated Deng Defends Husband Murdoch
A Taiwanese animation house has immortalised Wendi Deng, after she defended her husband, Rupert Murdoch, when he was attacked during a British Parliamentary committee hearing. http://www.newslook.com/videos/331391-animated-deng-defends-husband-murdoch?autoplay=true

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By diamond, July 20, 2011 at 9:10 pm Link to this comment

As usual, only the comedian got it right. Perhaps if Wendi had given Rupert a good smack he would have come to his senses and stopped hacking into people’s phones and bribing policemen and sneaking into number 10 by the ‘back door’ to tell David Cameron, and Tony Blair before him, what policies to introduce. He’s not elected, he has no right to play kingmaker and impose his twisted view of the world on the voters of the United States, the UK and Australia. In Australia Rupert Murdoch controls 70% of the print media. In the UK he controls 40% of the print media. This is completely outrageous and should be illegal and would be if the laws hadn’t been changed to suit Rupert Murdoch by lily-livered politicians who were afraid of what Murdoch would print about them and their party if they didn’t toe the line. He has built a corrupt and deceitful global house of cards and now it’s coming down around him. And not before time, either.

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By Dr. Halle, July 20, 2011 at 5:58 pm Link to this comment
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OK, how do we contribute to the defense of the young may who creatively and fearlessly hurled a “missile” at Murdoch?  Man, this guy is my hero!!

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By Novalis, July 20, 2011 at 9:53 am Link to this comment
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Can’t believe you missed the chance for the headline “Humble Pie”

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