Despite his own marriage ending, Rupert Murdoch flew to the Cotswolds to celebrate his granddaughter Charlotte Freud’s wedding over the weekend.
The billionaire media mogul is set to split from his wife Jerry Hall after they filed for divorce earlier this week, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
But on Saturday he was spotted attending Charlotte’s big day as she tied the knot to rapper Luke Storey in a quiet service.
Murdoch was spotted in a fresh cream suit with a smart red tie and red brogues.
The 22-year-old bride, who goes by the name Tiarlie, became engaged to 36-year-old DJ Lukey Storey in July 2021, three years after they met at London’s private club Laylow.
The couple threw an engagement party at Members Club and posted black and white snaps of the event on social media.
Charlotte, the daughter of Elisabeth Murdoch and PR great Matthew Freud, previously said her new husband inspired her to overcome her ketamine addiction.
Hall filed for divorce from Murdoch in a California court on Friday, six years after their marriage.
The former model is demanding spousal support and legal fees from the 91-year-old.
Murdoch and Hall met after separating from his third wife Wendi Deng, 53, in 2013.
They went public with their romance in rugby in October 2015 World Championship final before marrying in a low-key ceremony London in March 2016
This will be Murdoch’s fourth divorce.
According to previous reports, Murdoch and Hall’s split came as a surprise to people close to the family.
That Daily Mail He was rumored to be delivering the messages electronically — either via text message or email.
“What’s clear is that he did the dumping,” an insider told the publication.
Sources added that Hall, 65, was “shocked” by the sudden end of their union, while friends pointed out their different lifestyles and smoking.
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