Rupert Murdoch’s just lately estranged fourth spouse Jerry Hall will take over management of Australia as early as subsequent week, after the 2 got here to an settlement over their divorce settlement this morning.
Under the settlement, Mr Murdoch will retain management of the United States and Britain, with the ‘scraps’ – as one Murdoch ally described it – going to Hall.
Hall – 65 – stated she wanted a interest and had at all times needed to run a small-to-medium sized nation within the Asia-Pacific area. “I’m really excited about getting to know more about this important part of the company,” she stated in a press release.
Hall stated she’ll make an announcement on the nation’s Prime Ministership “in due course”.