Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife reportedly dating man 17 years younger

Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife reportedly dating man 17 years younger

It seems like love is in the air for Wendi Deng, whose ex-husband Rupert Murdoch recently walked down the aisle with former actress and model Jerry Hall.

Deng, 47, recently attended Paris Fashion Week and was seen walking arm-in-arm with top violinist Charlie Siem, 30.

According to a South China Morning Post report on the musician last October, Siem is deemed to be one of the hottest young stars in the classical music scene. The good-looker, who was born in London to Norwegian shipping magnate Kristian Siem and South Africa-born Karen Ann, has also modelled for Dior, Hugo Boss and Dunhill.

A photo on Daily Mail Online shows Siem and Deng smiling, with their arms interlocked, as they sit in the front row of the fashion show in Paris.

Take note that this was days after Murdoch, 84, married for the fourth time in London last Friday (March 4). Deng was reportedly already in France's capital at the time of the wedding, though the former couple's two daughters were bridesmaids at the private ceremony.

Deng's name became part of a catchphrase, "I would Wendi Deng for you" in 2011 after she literally jumped to her media mogul husband's defence in Parliament during a custard pie attack. Murdoch was attending a question-and-answer session amid phone-hacking allegations faced by his now-defunct newspaper, News of the World.

He split from Deng in 2013 after 14 years of marriage.


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