Rupert Murdoch, 84, and Jerry Hall, 59, are engaged after 4 months of dating

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We somehow missed covering these Golden Globes photos yesterday, but I am SO HAPPY that I get to use them today. Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall have been dating since the fall – the first rumors we heard about them was back in October, and at that point, the relationship was probably a month old or so. Rupert and Jerry (Jupert!) also had some very public date-nights throughout the fall, but the Golden Globes marked their first big red carpet together as a couple. And they looked sort of nice, I think. I mean, it is what it is. Anyway, Jupert is now engaged! It will be Rupert’s fourth marriage, and Jerry’s first (although the common-law thing with Mick Jagger should count).

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall have announced they’re engaged to be married. Murdoch, 84, executive chairman of News Corp. and 21st Century Fox and chairman of the New York Post, and former supermodel Hall, 59, revealed the news in the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of Britain’s The Times.

The announcement read, “Mr Rupert Murdoch, father of Prudence, Elisabeth, Lachlan, James, Grace and Chloe Murdoch, and Miss Jerry Hall, mother of Elizabeth, James, Georgia and Gabriel Jagger, are delighted to announce their engagement.”

The couple has been dating since late summer. It’s the fourth marriage for Murdoch. Hall was in a relationship with Mick Jagger for 23 years. It’s her first marriage.

[From Page Six]

The Times is also where Benedict Cumberbatch announced his engagement. Same for Eddie Redmayne. Which is funny to me, that Murdoch is announcing this stuff like he’s a young stud in the prime of his life. As for the engagement and impending marriage… she’s 59, he’s 84. I kind of think it’s harmless. Do I think there’s a whiff of golddigger around Jerry? Sure. But… she’s 59. Marrying Rupert is basically her retirement plan, and I even think she’ll give him a lot of joy in his final years. Congrats you two crazy kids!

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  1. Palar says:

    Ridiculous.

    • Mrs. Wellen Melon says:

      Listen! They’re playing our song. (Cue Rihanna “Bitch Better Have My Money”)

      • Suzanne says:

        LOL…that’s hysterically funny! I look at his photo..and think…those hands on my breast…NONO! My hands on his wallet. Yes, Yes, YES!

      • Snappyfish says:

        Seriously!? But I do want to see the ring

      • QQ says:

        Pretty much!! Jerry Hall is getting married to a very very very rich shar-pei, when he passes, she’ll Ivana Trump her way through a couple young tenders in their late 30s I assume

      • SydneySnider says:

        If he takes after his mum, who lived to be over 100, she’s got a few years yet of his gnarled, creped hands pawing her…

      • Santia says:

        I’m sure she’s lighting some candles that he dies AFTER the wedding.

    • CTgirl says:

      The groom is 84 so the whirlwind nature of this announcement shouldn’t shock anyone. At that age, 4 months equals 2.3 years to the under 80 set.

    • Pinky says:

      Gives new meaning to “playing the Powerball.” That’s one way to go after billions. I’ll take my chances with the lottery ticket.

    • Anne tommy says:

      What on earth does a glamorous 59 year old women see in this much older and quite plain billionaire? Must be his well – known winning personality. I’d be twitchy about my inheritance if I was his kids, they had this before with Wendy Deng.

      • qwerty says:

        Billionaires her age are hitting women Georgia May’s age.Sad truth.

      • Zwella Ingrid says:

        ugg. Kind of disappointed in Jerry who I have always liked. I guess she knows what she is doing, but again, ugg. Not for me. The money wouldn’t be worth it.

      • Zwella Ingrid says:

        Also, is Jerry hurting for money? I guess I just assumed she was ok financially.

      • Sabrine says:

        She’s decided to put in the time, take one for the team. She’ll be okay. The end result will be worth it…..I guess.

      • Boston Green Eyes says:

        She’s a courtesan and is after the $$. Plain and simple.

      • Shaunna says:

        Couple of points:
        Mick Jagger is the cheapest person on earth! In addition, he cheated on her constantly. I hope Jerry finds a sincerely happy companionship with Rupert and I suspect he treats her well. She is a smart woman who would never settle for another Mick!!

    • TheSageM says:

      Why? Maybe he treats her like a queen. After what she put up with with Mick Jagger… him cheating on her all the time, having a kid with another woman while with her… and when she went to divorce him after who knows how many years together (15? 20?) he confessed never to have filed the paperwork to their Bali ceremony and dismissed their marriage by saying it wasn’t legally binding… after having four children together.
      I am not judging.
      Oh, and Mick Jagger doesn’t look much better than Murdoch these days.

      • blue banana says:

        totally agree! and Rupert Murdoch seems devoted to his wives. He doesn’t seem like a philanderer and all of his marriages have been very long term. He’d probably still be with Wendy Deng if she hadn’t cheated on HIM with tony blair!!

      • ERM says:

        True – I actually think they are kind of nice together. I’ve seen a couple of interviews with Jerry and she seemed very funny, down to earth and devoted to family.

      • Josefina says:

        This pretty much.

      • Tulip Garden says:

        The only thing that works for Jagger is a) he is a musician b) he is filthy rich c)???????
        If he was an accountant, no one would have ever looked at him twice and if they did his jacka** personality would put paid to it, IMO.

      • holly hobby says:

        Well at least its age appropriate. It’s not like he was with her daughter. That would make my stomach turn.

        Yes Rupert is a serial monogamist so it should be ok. At this age it’s more about companionship. Good luck to them!

      • Kori says:

        I agree. I loathe FOX News with the passion of a million suns, but maybe she actually finds him interesting. I don’t like the talk about people’s looks too much (unless it’s Trump) and how revolting it is, etc…I’m sure he leads an interesting life, knows a ton of fascinating people, probably treats her well (and Jagger was a dirtbag to her) and all of it. Is the fact that he’s rich part of it? I’m sure. But she has her own money. So good for them. She does seem likeable and I hope he treats her well.

      • Marie says:

        Exactly. Well put. Also Ms Hall is not into fake beauty and trying to look young all the time, I do not think she is very vain at all. And Mr. Murdoch is no worse looking than Mr Jagger.

    • sunglasses aready says:

      Good for her.

  2. Lora says:

    Umm okay?!

  3. Locke Lamora says:

    His outsides match his insides. There’s no amount of money that could make me do something like this. So she must be an undercover ahole too?

    • Belle Epoch says:

      He is an evil, repellent, gargoyle who practically rules the world by using his media empire to push his agendas. That “whiff” of gold-digger is a strong stench. How utterly degrading for her.

      • Kitten says:

        This. I can’t be happy for her because I find him so loathsome.

      • Arock says:

        Maybe it’s a mission, a hemlock martini type of mission.
        He’s so repugnant and corrupt.

      • wood dragon says:

        Yeah, this exactly. The age difference and the whole money aspect of it is less repellent to me than the fact that Murdoch is an amoral money grubber who has done a lot of harm in the world.

      • Dangles says:

        I agree. His media empire has a lot of blood on its hands which means he has a lot of blood on his hands. I’ve lost all respect for Jerry.

      • kate says:

        The worst part of it for me is that his news organizations don’t even push HIS agenda’s, they just push whichever hateful agenda will rake in the most money.

        Murdoch is fairly liberal compared to your average FOX news viewer. For instance he’s said multiple times that he thinks the US should do what Australia did after the Port Arthur massacre and make radical changes to gun laws. But he’s more than happy to let his various far right media enterprises promote the opposite message if it makes him money.

    • zinjojo says:

      He’s repellent. Can you imagine that on top of you. I’m so grossed out; that’s a hell of a price to pay for Jerry to secure her retirement.

      • Pandy says:

        Right? Uggggghhhhhhh …..

      • Sabrine says:

        Yes, but the lure of money is a very powerful incentive. She’s willing to do what it takes, which will probably only be a few years, to have a very comfortable golden age. It’s so obvious she may as well be screaming it from a rooftop….LOL

  4. manda says:

    I’m pretty sure that the court found they (Jerry and Mick) did NOT have a common law marriage. It’s pretty hard to get a common law marriage recognized. It has nothing to do with the duration of the relationship.

    I agree, though, it should count. But it’s not quite the same thing

    • Spugzbunny says:

      I was listening to the radio earlier and they said that the got married in Bali in the early 90s but a court declared it was not valid. I’m guessing they didn’t follow up with the correct paper work in the UK.

    • Snazzy says:

      Doesn’t it depend on the country? I thought that in some countries, once a couple has lived together for a certain number of years, you just automatically become common law. I could be wrong, but for some reason I thought that was the case in Canada and in the UK …

      • LAK says:

        Sanzzy: Should have been the case regardless of that Bali ceremony! BUT Mick being the skinflint he is ie not wanting to pay her anything pushed HARD at the high Court to have the Bali ceremony AND any common wife/hubby laws invalidated.

      • Azurea says:

        Yes, Snazzy, that is the case here in Canada.

      • Jaygee says:

        In the US it depends on what state the couple resides in. CA for one does not recognize common law marriage.

      • Pandy says:

        Wow, you have four kids with a guy, spend 23 years as his plus one – and still no official recognition? No wonder she has to sleep with a troll.

      • Tia says:

        There is no such thing as common law marriage in the UK. A lot of women get caught out by this and I suspect it’s why in the Uk gold digging girlfriends have children as soon as possible. They know they have no legal rights so they go for child support instead.

      • lozface says:

        Yep! In Australia if you live with someone for 6 months you are considered a defacto relationship and therefore qualify for most married arrangements. This can mean access to half of someone’s retirement benefits. This covers same sex relationships too.

        If you are applying for centrelink (social security) benefits you are considered a couple from day 1.

        Sorry for the ramble – I am a financial adviser and come across this stuff a lot.

      • kate says:

        There’s no common law marriage in the UK. If you want the protection of marriage, you have to actually get married. Which isn’t great, since it means a non-wealthy SAHM is fairly screwed if their partner leaves.

      • KAI says:

        Common law marriage laws in Canada differ in each province/territory and often differ substantially from those of a legally married couple. In Ontario, for example, there is no matrimonial property. Each person’s property is their property although you could make a claim against the ‘martial home’ if you can prove you paid for it’s upkeep, renovations, etc. The principal marital home for a legally married couple is split 50/50.

        If I remember correctly, Jerry Hall was rumoured to have been awarded about 20 or 30 million pounds from Jagger when they split and it was defined as an annulment settlement because their marriage was not legal.

  5. Ennie says:

    I wish I have her body when I grow up…

    • spidey says:

      What, flat as a pancake?

    • Boston Green Eyes says:

      Just don’t hope for the face! She doesn’t look that great since she smokes and suns a lot.

      • Kitten says:

        Really? I think her face looks fantastic. Different strokes I guess…

      • Kori says:

        I agree Kitten. She’s probably had some work here and there but she’s almost 60. I think she’s aging well and doesn’t look like some plastic or wax figure. I think she’d look better with a few inches of hair off but I think she has a great figure for her age as well. Being tall doesn’t hurt!

  6. serious says:

    He is gross and evil, but at the same time I kinda think…….Good for her

  7. Sixer says:

    Hahahahaha. Ha. Haaaaaa. Oh good lord. More proof these famous people live in an alternative universe. We should set free all the zoo animals and replace them with celebrities. Or is the internet our Celebrity Zoo?

    I know what it is! Jerry is reprising her Batman role. Save yourself, Alicia Hunt! Before Rupert goes Joker! (Or has he already?)

    • LAK says:

      I for one i’m glad she’s re-loaded the Supermodel retirememt ATM programme after Wendi (who remains dead to us until she redeems herself by catching another ATM) let him get away. And for a politician too!!! Yuck.

      Now if you’ll excuse me, i’m off to update our ATM on the loose database!!!

    • SamiHami says:

      “Celebrity Zoo”

      I like that!

  8. Zapp Brannigan says:

    I am putting more money into my retirement account because I never want it to come to this.

    Good luck to these two crazy kids.

  9. Eleonor says:

    probably Mick gave her a nice huge paycheck, plus the money she has earned with her modeling career, not superich but probably she has enough money to live very well. But if she can get some extra billion enjoy that !
    I really dislike him, but appreciate the fact this time he has opted for a more age-appropriate beautiful lady.

    • porsha says:

      Mick Jagger was not very nice did not give her a decent settlement at all he kept trying to dispute it. I mean fair is fair she did have 4 kids with him

    • LAK says:

      Mick is a notorious skinflint. London is still amazed Jerry got any money out of him and what she got wasn’t very much.

      All the official women in his life have had to fend for themselves.

    • Anne tommy says:

      Age appropriate? He is still 25 years older than her. While it’s not as significant as if she was younger, it’s still a big gap. Wonder why he didn’t fall for an 80 year old…

      • Eleonor says:

        Well my boyfriend is 13 years older than me I cannot judge…but he could have put a Hugh Hefner and marry the usual 20 something…

      • qwerty says:

        Yep, an 85 y.o. has nothing in common with a 60 y.o. I’d say the difference in interests and life quality is much bigger that in the usual 20-45 romance we always roll eyes at. My mother is just a few years younger than Jerry and gets hit on by men 75 y.o. and older, she just shakes her head. They’re the age of her father. She’s way too young to give up on life and be someone’s nurse.

      • swak says:

        The Duchess of Alba married a man 24 years younger than her! Don’t get it either.

      • fiona says:

        I know right!? 20-25 years is still a huge bloody difference. Lol, age appropriate.
        So if I’m single & hitting the bars as a golden oldie in my 60s, age appropriate options are men in their mid 80s? pffft.

  10. leigh says:

    There are better ways of making money that marrying this troll Jerry.

  11. Chrissy says:

    For what its worth, I like Jerry’s dress here. Very classy looking.

  12. Farah says:

    Evil incarnated.

  13. Babsie says:

    If I’m not mistaken Ms Hall is a successful business person in her own right. This might actually be a relationship of equals.

  14. GoodNamesAllTaken says:

    It’s convenient that section of the paper wherein they announced their engagement is called Marriages and Deaths. In a year or two, they can just change a few words…
    Sorry, that was mean.

    • NewWester says:

      LOL!!!

    • suze says:

      But funny! And true!

      Except I wouldn’t be surprised to see Murdoch live on and on – the evil tend to.

    • Snazzy says:

      ha ha ha ha

    • spidey says:

      Actually, it’s in birth, marriages, and deaths…………………just sayin’

    • pf says:

      Rupert’s mother lived until she was 103, so I don’t think he’s going to die anytime soon. Poor Jerry!

      • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

        Woooow. 103. That’s amazing! I’m not sure I even want to live that long. I guess it depends on the quality of your life.

      • swak says:

        My grandmother lived until 95 and had her wits about her til the end. Woke up one morning (she was in a nursing home), looked at the nurse that was helping her up, turned her head and passed away. That’s the way I want to go. Unlike my mom who had Alzheimer’s.

      • Minxx says:

        swak, that’s my granny.. she was 92 when she had sex dreams about grampa.. it was hilarious the way she described it (“he look so young and handsome, pushed me against the wall.. I meant to ask about the kids [deceased] but then I felt the ‘tools’ and forgot about the kids!”). Seriously, she lived to 94, with dreams of grampa and all of her marbles intact. And grampa had a stroke that killed him instantly at 85, they found him sitting up in a chair. Not a bad way to go either. That’s what I’m praying for.
        Anyway.. I guess it means old Rupert could be up to some dirty tricks..LOL. Poor Jerry… as we know, there is no free lunch (or inheritance) in America. ;)

    • supposedtobeworking says:

      I wonder if they have to post the banns in the UK? I know they used to for a marriage to be valid, or something like that.

  15. Me too says:

    I ain’t sayin she a gold digger……

  16. lowercaselois says:

    I just read her net worth is about 15 million, it is not Rupert Murdoch money, so it has to be love that she is marrying him.LOL.

    • Tiffany says:

      I can kind of see it Lower. Jerry might have cash on her own but this marriage is bringing a little something extra. Prominence, a higher tier is the society circle and marriage. Jerry might have been a long term partner to rock stars, but at the end of that the say she was not a wife. At 60, it is now or never.

      • Lou says:

        she was a wife. Nobody knew it wasn’t legally binding until the divorce, but that’s just a formality. They had a wedding and lived as man and wife for 20+years.

      • Tiffany says:

        @Lou. She was with someone who was fighting tooth and nail to say they were not. That is why I said it.

  17. cannibell says:

    Wonder where they’re registered. .{Ducks}

  18. Esther says:

    There are no ugly billionaires.

  19. Who ARE these people? says:

    Told my office mate that Rupert Murdoch was marrying Mick’s ex. He said that’s like the same woman marrying Frank Sinatra and Woody Allen. (OK, Mia Farrow didn’t actually marry Woody Allen, but let’s not split hairs.)

    Rupert Murdoch is evil. Brrr.

  20. Size Does Matter says:

    They need a Brady Bunch style reality show.

    Here’s the story, of a gal named Jerry
    Who had had enough of guys who rock n roll.
    She had four kids, and never married,
    At 59 years old.

    Here’s the story, of a guy with money
    Who ran the me-di-a in London Town.
    He had six kids, and loved the ladies,
    Before he sett-led down.

    Till the one day when the lady met this fellow,
    And we knew that it was much more than a hunch,
    That this group must somehow form a family.
    That’s they way they all became the Murdoch bunch.

  21. Beatrice says:

    The best revenge is becoming a lot richer than your ex. Good for her!! And good for Murdoch for choosing a classy age-appropriate woman.

    • qwerty says:

      Once again…. there’s nothing age appropriate about it.

      • fiona says:

        Lol, thank you. I can’t stop laughing at these age appropriate comments. I’m confused, it’s age appropriate because this woman is not aged within her prime? Say 20-40? Anything after a woman’s expiry date is considered age appropriate? Help me because I’m confused. But not really.

  22. Caroline says:

    sorry but she looks way older than 59.

    https://twitter.com/CAVandy/status/686767070873141248

    • Granger says:

      You’re only saying that because you’re used to seeing the botoxed H-wood version of a 59-year-old woman. I think Jerry looks gorgeous. She isn’t sucked and tucked and implanted, and she has wrinkles on her forehead and around her eyes, like a “regular” woman her age. It’s the Jane Fondas and Lily Tomlinsons of the world (much as I love them both) who freak me out.

      • minx says:

        Exactly. She looks great. I’m not a fan of the hair but otherwise she looks good.

      • Zwella Ingrid says:

        I could only dream about looking as good as she does.

      • Boston Green Eyes says:

        No. I’ve seen normal women who are not Hollywood types and they look better than that in their early 60s.

      • Jib says:

        I’m 54, and I think I look a LOT younger than she does. She is very thin, again, decide between your butt and your face. She wants to the butt, so the face pays the price with wrinkles. There’s no fat to soften her wrinkles.

        And I get the Jane Fonda comment, but Lily Tomlin looks her age, I think? She is pretty normal looking.

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      I think she looks good, but I agree with Caroline. She must have spent a lot of time in the sun, and her hair ages her. She looks about 65 to me.

    • EM says:

      She has been a smoker all her life. When she speaks she sounds like the twin sisters on the Simpsons.

  23. Ally8 says:

    This news brings to mind this great exchange from Frasier (when the rapacious agent Bebe is set to marry a cowboy media tycoon in his 80s, ahem):

    “It was love at first sight.”

    “First sight of what — his bankbook and a cardiogram?”

    • Mrs. Darcy says:

      Bebe was the BEST! :-)

      • vauvert says:

        I miss Frasier😄 Yes, that episode was awesome, and Bebe was the best.
        He must obviously like being married, but I wander about Jerry… Does she need more financial security than her existing $15 million can provide THAT badly?

      • whatthe says:

        15 million is nothing in the scheme of things, she moved so fast because she needed to pin down another another source of money to secure her future. After being with Mick, I wonder how she feels when Rupert sidles up to her. I would be sick.

      • hogtowngooner says:

        LOVE Bebe!

        “Come on Frasier, it’s not like she worships the devil!”

        “He doesn’t have to! He worships HER!”

        and

        “The woman has no ethics, no scruples and NO REFLECTION!”

  24. Ileana says:

    I don”t know, a woman who is 25 years younger is ‘age appropriate”? That’s more than the age difference between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, and much more than the age difference between Di Caprio and his models. It means the age difference doesn”t matter when the woman is after a “certain age’ and/or the man is a billionaire?

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      I guess we figure that at 59, you know who you are and are old enough to make your own decisions. There’s a difference between two people when one is in their twenties and one in their forties that narrows a great deal as you mature. I’m 59, and I don’t think I would marry someone so old, but if I decided to, I frankly wouldn’t care if you thought it was appropriate or not. Not to be rude, but what are we waiting for? Her to grow up?

      • babsie says:

        Thank you Goodnames!

        And, to throw some serious shade here – I find it fascinating that for a site where the comments often center around feminism, that all of you seem quite comfortable embracing this particular female stereotype.

  25. OSTONE says:

    Get that money, Jerry! 😂

  26. Ileana says:

    Sorry, it’s 15 years younger. Still, not exactly “age appropriate”.

    • Ethelreda says:

      Jerry is 25 years Murdoch’s junior. A quarter of a century – easily young enough to be his daughter.

      And no, I don’t consider that ‘age appropriate’ either. I know some will argue that age differneces matter less when both partners are older, but 25 years is 25 years no matter how you slice it. I’m in my mid 40s, and I’d laugh out loud is anyone dared to suggest that a 70 year old was ‘age appropriate’ for me!

  27. someone says:

    Why would a man that age and who has gone through the divorces he has bother to get married? What does he gain from it?

  28. What's inside says:

    Well, bless their hearts. Jerry, girl, I sure hope you know what you are doing.

  29. Susan says:

    Jerry Hall has not only been around the block but the entire world! Girl has a mega-head on her shoulders plus! It’s hard to call her a gold-digger when she spent decades with Jagger as common law. Rupert should kiss the ground she walks on. She’s absolutely fabulous – brilliant, hysterical and pure Texas class.

  30. ukbound says:

    What a shock. I do understand though, when you get to a certain age, you stop wasting time. If it makes you happy, do it.

  31. astrid says:

    just ew!

  32. My Two Cents says:

    I see a long drawn out court case in her future…Jerry Hall vs children of Murdoch for part of his fortune. Unless of course he wills her a very hefty sum.

  33. EM says:

    It’s called Financial Management for Aged supermodels.

    • Lurker says:

      Yup. See also: Elle Macpherson, Elizabeth Hurley, Kristy Hinze, Naomi Campbell, Salma Hayek, Linda Evangelista, Elisabetta Gregoraci, Heidi Klum, Uma Thurman, Miranda Kerr

      Not all have been successful (and not all models), but they have all been in the game!

  34. sauvage says:

    I am officially disgusted. It is my firm belief that our choice of partner reveals everything there is to know about ourselves. I was a self-absorbed a** hole in my twenties, and I dated self-absorbed a**holes, all the while ferociously playing the victim. (Yeah, I know.) Sometimes you have a slip of judgement, but long-term relationships with known a**holes are something that makes me side-eye both parties.

    Jerry Hall is way out of her twenties. Going from morally bankrupt Mick Jagger to morally bankrupt Rupert Mudroch? Sorry, Jerry. Your pass has officially expired, in my mind. (Not that she cares.)

  35. hmmm says:

    Doesn’t she have enough money of her own? Geez.

  36. thaisajs says:

    Four months, y’all. That shows some mad skillz. How long as Miranda Kerr been trying to lock down the Snapchat dude? She needs to talk to Jerry.

  37. Nancy says:

    ummm…..the expression….

    No F**ks given!

    Just sayin!

  38. KCat says:

    Nooooo! I can’t!! Barf!!!!

  39. Dorky says:

    Y’all, maybe she LIKES him! They look happy.

  40. Minxx says:

    Gold Digger Extraordinaire! I’m seriously in awe of her. And at what speed! Chapeaux bas!
    no, seriously, she must be thinking about her retirement – kids with Mick are grown, no child support and probably nothing much left to her name. I’m not judging, btw, I’ve always liked her. In 10-15 years we’ll witness an epic inheritance battle between Jerry and her multiple stepkids.

  41. L says:

    She’s a far cry from his previous wife. Guess he doesn’t really have a ‘type’.

  42. PennyLane says:

    So glad to see that Emperor Palpatine has found happiness at last. /sarc/

    Okay, now here is my “say something nice”: they both look genuinely happy to be with each other in those photographs, regardless of their respective reasons.

    As you get older, you realize that having chemistry with someone can be hot, but it is companionship that lasts. They do look like they are enjoying each other’s company…who am I to judge?

    Here’s hoping that both of them get what they need from the relationship and that they can live the rest of their lives happily together.

  43. Lou says:

    Meh, whatever. If they are enjoying each others company then get on with it. I doubt sex is high on either of their priorities at this point. I know Jerry isn’t old but she was with Mick Jagger for years and with the rate he was shagging other women i doubt he had much time for Jerry. Maybe sex isn’t a big deal to her? I just think it’s hilarious that Mick… who got out of paying a big settlement to Jerry by proving that their marriage was not legally sound, is now gonna be poorer than her by a wide margin. LOL. He treated her like shit so i hope old Rupes leaves Jerry a huge cash present when he pops his clogs. She has actually retained a lot of class and dignity even though it must have been humiliating for her.

    I also think she looks amazing – she looks natural!

  44. Liberty says:

    I like Jerry Hall, and am cringing over her choice. But knowing her history, these thoughts are crossing my mind:

    1. She married for love (Mick) and then he moved on, and even though that’s Mick, it might have emotionally played with her, compounded when he coolly tried to claim they were never married, didn’t want to supply alimony, etc. This may have turned her and her warm Texas heart (I assume it’s warm, she seems down to earth and cheery in past interviews) into those women who say “love is a joke, it doesn’t exist after all, I’ll marry for money next time, since Love is a crock and I have been a naive fool to believe in it.” They make themselves go steely, and marry for security and power and friendship etc. I know two women in their late 30s who did this, which is kind of sad.

    2. Mick is a genius but also from some accounts a cold, smart, calculating, icy-veined man. A former London School of Economics type — with a big world fame factor — and those elements may make Murdoch seem like a dish she’s had before and knows how to handle. That may be her Achilles heel, her type, her wheelhouse — the cold successful man who sees her as arm candy and she hopes for the best, only this time will lock it down.

    3. She’s used to mean or tough or hard men. According to the Washington Post, “She was terrified of her alcoholic father, a truck driver with a bad temper.” Any amateur psychologists here?

    4. In her circle of famous monied friends, it may be expected or considered a coup to marry money, no matter what, and years of this sort of peerage swept her right into this. He gets Mick’s ex (glamour arm candy), and she gets what her friends are probably cheering — money, homes, status, all of the “stuff” that she now thinks she is supposed to have and she is now sucked into the mindset of what she needs financially and socially.

    5. It is possible they have a sort of friendship connection of some type. She’s not stupid, seems to have a sort of business brain. Maybe she hopes for an ok friendship-marriage and someone who can otherwise fill the role as her Act III professor/teacher. She’s not a shrinking violet.

    6. Maybe they connect in a loud, out-there, big Aussie/Texas personality way.? His wife Wendy wasn’t too shy, was she? Maybe Jerry’s Texas warmth charms him as something unusual mixed with the bold; maybe she likes she can be herself (she seems giddy in photos) — two outspoken people.

    7. Maybe he is secretly warm and nice and has a teddy bear.

    That’s all I’ve got! Back to work.

  45. NewWester says:

    At the end of the day, life is too short. They might be very good friends and enjoy each other’s company. If you find happiness don’t let it pass you by.

  46. BooBooLaRue says:

    LOL I needed this laugh so bad!

  47. JRenee says:

    Seriously, I’m not sure how one doesn’t know one isn’t legally married, but if Mickelson knew, didn’t she?
    Jagger was horrible to her and she deserved better, what is he planning on taking it with him?
    Now she lived a certain lifestyle that she can’t afford on her own BUT this guy is all kinds of selfish, evil and uggh. He may be charming with his lady friends, but his history would not allow me to know.
    Jerry, I hope he leaves you 50 million or so…

    • Tia says:

      She said during the ‘divorce’ that she left it up to their (i.e. his) people to sort out the legalities. When you marry a multimillionaire you can generally assume all the legalities are taken care of. I don’t think it occurred to her that he would deliberately make sure the marriage wasn’t official.

  48. JRenee says:

    Oh and I absolutely detest when adult kids want to dictate what their inheritance should be. This guy is a billionaire who sold his soul a long time ago, so it’s nice to think he will make each child a multi millionaire, but he doesn’t owe tgat to them.

  49. Mary says:

    Fox News family values Ru?
    This cadaver forces his family views on the world and here he goes with number 3.
    Not only is he a gross hypocrite, hes just GROSS.
    As for her, she needs a new seeing eye dog.

  50. Jaded says:

    Given Jerry’s romance trajectory – Bryan Ferry to Mick Jagger to #somerichguys to Rupert, she’s never had pure love on her mind. If one has $15 million but still isn’t content and hooks up with a gazillionaire 84 year old who embodies all that is grasping, fake, manipulative and cruel, well then her credibility has dropped completely in my mind. She may have been the good ole’ Texas gurl who made good once upon a time but she just comes across as desperate and selling her soul to the devil at this point.

  51. Kyra says:

    She goes for power, that’s about it. Maybe money. Not sure how you marry that and keep your soul alive, but not everyone believes in love or kindness.

  52. Linda says:

    I think she had better get the ring on her finger before Miranda Kerr comes sniffing around.

  53. Jak says:

    Dirt digger and gold digger

    Wendi cheated on Rupert
    Mick cheated on Jerry

    Rupert international muck racking propaganist
    Jerry an international gold digging opportunist

    they deserve each other.

  54. alexaj says:

    Rupert Murdoch is a powerful but lonely man, probably still reeling over the infidelities of his last gold-digging wife. And Jerry Hall looks an aging moneygrabber who has given up on finding someone who respects and loves her and is willing to trade on her rapidly fading charms and knows the old man wil be generous to her when he dies.

    PS. Even if she’s her widow her settlement will be nothing compared to which Wendi got but much more she got from Mick. It’s well known Jerry put up with Mick for 22 years because money & lifestyle, If Mick hadnt screwed another women… they will be together until today, with her believing being ‘married’ to him.

    Three of them deserve each other IMO