Jerry Hall wore ice-blue Vivienne Westwood for her wedding to Rupert Murdoch


I’ll say it: I like and even admire the way Jerry Hall did her whole wedding weekend to Rupert Murdoch. We see so much wedding stuff shoved down our throats about “special day” this and “princess” that, and all of it is aimed at younger women. It’s nice to see a 59-year-old broad with decades of life experience under her belt get married HER way. She chose things that were special to her, but they weren’t part of some princess fantasy. It’s nice. Anyway, following Friday’s civil wedding ceremony in London, Jerry and Rupert did their church-service wedding on Saturday. These are the photos from where Jerry and Rupert happily posed for paparazzi.

The bride wore a pale blue Vivienne Westwood dress and flats. Apparently, Jerry and Vivienne are friends and Jerry loves Westwood’s designs. This is not a dress she’s had in her closet – although Jerry does have many Westwood dresses in her closet – because this was apparently made for Jerry, for her specifications. She apparently wanted an “ice blue” dress because that’s her favorite color and because “something blue” and “something borrowed” (I guess it’s a loaner). As for Jerry’s diamond… it’s not as impressive as Mariah’s crazy engagement ring, but Murdoch did shell out £2.4 million for the marquis-cut, 20-carat diamond.

All of Jerry’s kids and all of Rupert’s kids came out for the wedding, plus an intimate guest list of 100, which included Rebekah Brooks (Murdoch’s long-time friend and business associate and CEO at News Corp.’s UK operations), Bob Geldof and more. The Daily Mail had a lengthy write-up and it was full of fun gossip – go here to read. Apparently, Jerry does not like Rebekah Brooks at all. Jerry had a “hen party” which just consisted of a girls’ night in with friends, but Murdoch had a stag night with his sons in Las Vegas (it involved a magic show and a steak dinner). Hall and Murdoch are reportedly honeymooning on Murdoch’s yacht, Vertigo.

Two of my favorite details came from that Daily Mail write up. One, a friend of Jerry’s told the Mail: “He is simply dazzled by her and she doesn’t have to worry about him going off with someone else, which makes a change after Mick. Also unlike Mick, Rupert is a man who likes being married. In fact, he told her that very soon after they met and it went down well as Jerry craves security.” Security… with a 84-year-old billionaire. They’ve also been fighting about Donald Trump – Jerry hates Trump and Murdoch “understands” Trump. My second favorite part? Everything about how Mick Jagger is reacting. Murdoch might even buy Jerry’s London home from Mick (Mick still owns it) because he likes the property so much. And Jerry didn’t tell Mick in advance of the engagement announcement, and when he found out, Mick was “absolutely staggered and horrified… He has been seething because this means that Rupert Murdoch is going to become a part of his extended family, and Mick has a real problem with that.” I love that Mick still has opinions about Jerry.




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  1. Des says:

    I mean… she looks happy. I hope she f*ks him to death.

    • ichsi says:

      That’s a too nice way for him to go.

    • nina says:

      btw either rupert looks young for his age or jerry looks old for hers because they sort of match…i’m going with the latter but they do look happy, hope it lasts 😉

      • It'sJustBlanche says:

        Yes! She looks much older than her age.

      • Sasha says:

        I think Jerry Hall has been very public about not using plastic surgery or botox. It may be we are used to seeing tweaked 59 year olds. I think she looks lovely.

      • Kitten says:

        Aw, really? I think she looks great.

      • HeyThere! says:

        To Sasha! I don’t think it’s her not using plastic surgery. My mother turns 60 this Autumn and looks EASILY 30 years younger than this women. I think it’s more lifestyle. BUT good for her for not feeling the need to tox up. She looks happy.

      • Chinoiserie says:

        My mother is 6 years younger but looks about 10 years younger her. My mother never smoked, tanned or drink much alcohol and is obsessed with taking care of her skin so probably that is why she looks better.

      • Jayna says:

        I think Jerry looks better than a lot of women at 60 who haven’t had plastic surgery and probably older than others who have aged better naturally. I think she looks great for her age not having had anything done.

        But Jerry admits she is a longtime smoker, so that contributes to lines on the face. She also said she loves sunbathing.

      • ls_boston says:

        Jayna, so your mum is 53 but looks 49? Is that what you are saying? You think 51ish+2years is so distinct from 51ish-2years?

      • ls_boston says:

        Uh sorry! That previous post was meant to be directed to Chinoiserie not Jayna! So sorry!

      • Ann says:

        Nah. He looks considerably older than she does.

      • SamiHami says:

        She actually looks her age. We just aren’t used to seeing female celebrities age gracefully without a bunch of surgery. She looks great to me.

      • Magpie says:

        What?,? She looks great fr her age. She lived and looks happy.

    • mary simon says:

      Hopefully on the first go round.

    • zinjojo says:

      ROTFL. I just about spit my coffee out. HA!

    • Elisa the I. says:

      hahaha, that’s funny because she reminds me a bit of Sharon Stone so maybe she can do it the Basic Instinct way. 😛

    • Olenna says:

      Ha! Love your comment, Des, but I have to agree with ischi. Way too nice…

    • Kitten says:

      (No pun intended)

    • PunkyMomma says:

      You know she will and he’ll die a happy man. Good for them both!

    • Cynthia says:


    • Mytbean says:

      I ship these two… don’t wanna watch. But I ship it.

    • LahdidahBaby says:

      I hope she’s happy – she deserves it after all Mick put her through. I’ve always thought Jerry seemed a good sport and a real family person.

      Gotta say, though, I absolutely HATE her dress. Hard to believe her friend Vivienne Westwood (or ANY friend) would create a dress like that for a good pal’s wedding day! Just dreadful – it makes her look bunchy, frowsy, and flat-chested. The color is nice on her though. I think a longer dress would have been nicer, too, since it would have hidden her obvious pantyhose and her big, clunky flats. Vivienne failed her friend, absolutely.

      I wish Jerry happiness. Even though I don’t like Rupert, it’s clear in these pictures that he adores her. Since I hope for her to be happy, I’ve got to hope that for him, as well.

    • BasicBitch says:

      best opening comment. I’m cracking up!

  2. Maya says:

    Mick can shut up and sit down – after the way he treated Jerry and mocked their marriage, he has no rights to say anything at all.

    This dress reminds me of the one Jennifer Aniston wore not to long ago. It looks wonderful and classy on Jerry.

    • Eleonor says:

      IKR ? That it’s not his business anymore. Their children are grown up adults, if they were younger I could understand some concern, but now? Shut up.

    • LAK says:

      I can understand why Jerry would have been anxious to tie this down.

      According to the details that leaked out about her divorce from Mick (a marriage is a marriage even if it’s conducted in another culture!!), she was allowed to stay in the house only until her youngest reached majority. Her youngest son is 18 (or turning 18) this year, so Jerry was about to find herself looking evicted.

      Now she doesn’t have to worry, and I hope Rupert buys either that house or a different one for her.

      And considering what a *miser Mick is, I hope Rupert rubs his billions in Mick’s face where Jerry is concerned.

      *every mother of Mick’s children has had to take him to court to receive a minimal maintenance allowance.

      • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

        I can, I guess, understand men who don’t want to give their ex wives any money. But I have no patience for rich men who won’t support their children. What a dick.

      • Sixer says:

        It’s kind of like this, isn’t it?

        Rupert is a global arse but quite likely generous to his wives.

        Mick is an interpersonal arse and notoriously stingy to his wives.

        Famous people live cartoon lives, that’s how I see it. I thank the infinite universe that I am not famous.

      • LAK says:

        i am totally with both of you on this even with my cynical views about marriage.

        …..but Mick Jagger deserves a category all his own. Famous or not. even his bandmates talk about his miserly ways.

      • Jayna says:

        He doesn’t own it solely. They both own it. Jerry and Mick have joint ownership of the estate. She did a few years ago want him to relinquish his fifty percent share of the gorgeous estate. It was worth about 15 million three years ago. I’m sure it’s worth even more now. I don’t know why he doesn’t give her full ownership with his wealth.

      • LAK says:

        Jayna: if she part-owner, it’s curious that HE would require her have to vacate the property either on re-marriage or her youngest child reaching legal age, which ever comes first.

      • Nikki says:

        LAK, as always, you have some interesting facts to impart. I vaguely remember Mick had a reputation as a miser. Don’t get me started on men who have to be forced to provide for their children! I liked Jerry, but this makes her news extra sweet! Best wishes to the newly weds!

    • Livealot says:

      Eh. They look old and happy. Congrats!

    • Liberty says:

      I hope he IS staggered, and stays that way. He treated her horribly. And the eviction thing….not classy. (Can’t help but thing of L’Wren now, either.)

      Makes me wonder what his kids think of him, considering the way he treats her. Anyway, she looked radiant and they seem quite unexpectedly cute together. Cheers to them.

    • PennyLane says:

      I remember reading when she left Mick Jagger and how it came out that the Bali wedding they had was in fact not legally valid – that Mick KNEW ALL ALONG. He knew! He knew the marriage wasn’t legal, that the paperwork had never been filed, and during all those years he never told her.

      He knew. What a monstrous betrayal. I’m happy Jerry has found some security and love in her life after that nightmare.

  3. Larissa says:

    I never liked Rupert Murdoch, but I have to say that both her and Jerry look very happy.

    Also what I like about the wedding is that all Mick Jagger’s kids attended. Even Biana Jagger was there. It’s a testament how well Jerry has treated everyone in his family. Also Rupert’s kids look happy.

    What was awful about Mick’s behaviour during the divorce was that he never registered the marriage, just to save a few bucks. Jerry was with him for 21 years and gave him for kids. They had a wedding, which Mick immediately told during the divorce was not valid.

    Hope Jerry finds happiness.

    • manda says:

      omg, that is so crappy. I had only ever heard they weren’t married, not that he defrauded her purposely. What a jerk! My opinion of him has totally, totally changed.

      I hope her the best

      • LAK says:

        That wedding that Mick decided at the divorce was really a commitment ceremony was featured over several copies of Hello magazine.

        Jerry was really shocked to find at the divorce that what she was told was a wedding, was not and downgraded to a blessing and commitment ceremony, Mick had never bothered to register it in London, to save a buck as we soon found out, and then proceeded to fight NOT to pay her anything although she prevailed, but the settlement came with strings attached eg he retained title over the family home and merely allowed her to continue to reside there only until she remarried OR their youngest child reached legal majority, whichever came first.

        Guess what, her youngest turned, or is about to turn 18yrs old this year. Jerry was about to be evicted anyway.

    • Veronica says:

      And…that’s why common law and domestic partner laws are so important. Nobody should give up years of their life and get screwed over on a technicality.

      • M.A.F. says:

        Yep. They aren’t equal until they are equal. And there is no reason why they can’t be.

    • Hazel says:

      Larissa–That was my thought as well– it says a lot about Jerry that Mick’s kids from previous relationships attended, as well as Bianca, and Bill Wyman and his wife.
      I thought Jerry looked beautiful and happy. Her daughters and his daughters looked lovely as well. I assume some of Jerry’s sibs showed up as well, she’s one of four (although her twin had cancer some time ago). Maybe the DM didn’t publish their photos because they weren’t famous.

  4. Cc says:

    They look so happy, and the dress is lovely.

    • Chris says:

      They legitimately look adorable. I find it endearing that they both still want to be married. I ship it 🙂

  5. Tig says:

    LOL at Jerry “not having to worry about Rupert wandering” bec she got with Mick while he was “wandering”. And if Bianca came I bet it was for the food. Re Mick’s reported concerns- I wouldn’t want my kids around this evil man either. One last catty aside-what did Wendy send for a gift?

  6. GoodNamesAllTaken says:

    Well, good luck to them? They both look happy.

    As for the fashion, I’m not a Westwood fan at all. Her dresses always look so messy and distracting. They aren’t chic to me. Of course, Jerry isn’t chic, either, with that ridiculous hair from the 80s, but the dress cuts off her legs at a really unflattering place. And I don’t love that color on her. And why is he wearing those shoes?

    • What's inside says:

      IKR? I thought the same thing.

    • Hazel says:

      Jerry is six-foot-whatever & maybe doesn’t want to tower over her new husband. Or maybe, at 59, she’s just over heels. I do think she could have come up with a nicer flat–Elizabeth’s were pretty.

      • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

        Was talking about his shoes, not hers. I wear flats most of the time. I love them. But his are such an odd color to put with that suit, don’t you think?

      • KAI says:

        Cognac coloured shoes with blue or grey suits has been the style for a number of years now.

    • Sasha says:

      Well, she is from Texas. Enough said, right?

    • coconut says:

      That is a thing for men to wear brown shoes like that. GQ would like it.

      As for her shoes, I realize she prob doesn’t want to tower over him, but I wish she wear just a smidgen more heel, say 2″.

  7. Clare says:

    Are you guys forgetting what an utter scumbag this man is? He buys and sells politicians with no regard for the real consequences for real people. He may look happy in these pictures, but he is a truly awful man – ughhh I can see why Mick wouldn’t want anything to do with him!

    • MacScore says:

      Clare, you said it better than my lame post below. You are completely right.

    • What's inside says:

      Let me tell you something about him also. He owned a company in my itty bitty home town, one that supported over 100 families. He shut the place down despite having an offer to sell it that would have kept folks in their jobs.

      • tmc says:

        that is terrible, whats inside. You may not see this but did your town recover ?

        Also… The New York Post ? Sometimes decent but so skewed to his politics. Fox News, etc. All these sensationalistic media entities, and I dont even know the half of what he has done. I have never seen him interviewed but I agree more about his background is needed.

    • Dani says:

      It doesn’t matter how horrible he is, Mick doesn’t have a say or a right to an opinion where Jerry is concerned. He needs to go fly a kite. I think the posts above should remind you what an equally shitty man Mick is. The way he treated Jerry and purposely screwed her over are enough to show what kind of person he is.

    • Dinah says:

      He is not known to treat women well. Jerry says her father abused her and her siblings growing up. I’m not suprised she chose another abusive man for the same reasons she chose Bryan Ferry and Mick. It’s a repetitive, tragic pattern with many. As for the money, who cares unless you’re a golddigger. A woman who marries for money deserves every coin of it because she has to give her body and her soul to a man who is hard on the eyes, to be nice about it. Ladies, when you’re over the hump of 40, look at what you get: elderly, dying men with a lot less money and even less time on this earth. If you find that terrifying, you should. You get to take care of the man. No more being taken care of or taking care of each other. That’s over. Men say women age badly. Well, more than a few men age horribly. I’m open to karma being a reason why. Life does catch up with you, more quickly than you think. Peace.

  8. MacScore says:

    I’m fairly convinced that he is NOT.A.VERY.NICE.MAN. I don’t understand _why_ she’s marrying him – perhaps because, after 21 years with Mick, and always being confronted with his serial infidelity, I presume she just wants to be first in somebody else’s affections. So, grudgingly: good luck! They do indeed look genuinely happy.
    Murdoch: your shoes. With that suit. No.

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:


      And you’re so right about the shoes. What the…

    • ohdear says:

      she’s probably just as removed from the impact his decisions he makes as he is. Neither of them have had to live the life of a working class person in decades, if ever. And its easy to ignore from the mansion garden.

  9. Jen43 says:

    I’ve always liked Jerri and wish her the best. I hope he makes her happy and leaves her a ton of money. I love when kids, step kids, ex wives and everyone can get together and behave well.

    ETA I love the dress.

  10. Jayna says:

    Jerry and Mick have remained friendly. When he was living in London with L’Wren, he would pop over for coffee or tea, whatever it was. She said Mick still made her laugh. They stayed friendly because they had children together. Jerry is a warm, loving, nurturing woman. She is so young at heart that I never saw her with an 84-year-old.

    Rupert Murdoch is a nasty human being. He will treat Jerry absolutely fine I have no doubt, but his character is trash. I guess money is important to her and the stability of marrying a billionaire as she ages, because no amount of money would convince me to marry a man that I had little respect for because of his character. I guess she’s been out there in the dating world for 17 years now and is tired and he came along wanting marriage and adores her and it felt good. But she will be a devoted wife and be compensated for that when he dies. She’s also a very social, outgoing woman, so will enjoy that aspect of his life also.

    I will say Jerry looks beautiful. I did not like her daughters’ bridesmaid’s dresses. They looked cheap to me.

    • LAK says:

      Actually she’s been dating and always to extremely wealthy men. She’s popped up in gossip columns with each new man over the years. If money is all that attracts her, then Rupert should not be a surprise.

      • TheOtherSam says:

        Well her most recent before Murdoch was Armand Leroi, an author and professor at Imperial College. I didn’t get the impression he was wealthy, although some of her priors were rich (Warwick Hemsley is described as “property tycoon”). I think she looked for intelligent, successful men who treated her well in her post-Mick relationships – although having money certainly didn’t hurt.

        She was tight with Leroi last year and then suddenly bam, she was with Murdoch. I’m wondering if there was some element of overlap or rebound there perhaps. Either way, she is beaming in all the wedding photos, all happiness to her (and the bridegroom).

  11. Fan says:

    They look good together. Both are very happy.

  12. Nancy says:

    What a cute couple. I hear she married him cause he was a wild man in bed.

  13. caty1313 says:

    I am in my early fifties and do no care if they are a zillionaire, it is just ewww, nope never, even if I live to that age myself. I have worked with the elderly my entire life and I know exactly how things look and how the bodily functions go so nope, nope, nope. LOL

    • Ann says:

      Yes, yes and yes, to everything you said.

    • Dinah says:

      Yes, Caty, thank you! Elderly is not the new E-word. Old age is every bit as bad as everyone, through the ages, has said it is. Now it’s worse because people checked out so much younger back then than they do now. They were the lucky ones. This man is evil elderly.

  14. NewWester says:

    If Rupert and Jerry make each other happy, then that is all that matters at the end of the day. They are both adults and life is too short to not experience happiness

  15. realitycheck says:

    Have you seen her in the chanel ads? She looks beautiful. So refreshing to see someone look more natural and age gracefully!

  16. Talise says:

    Yes he is a major piece of work and most Brits ( that arnt dyed in the wool Tories) despise him –

    But the fact that it was his tabloid that exposed Mick’s affair and impregnation of his model mistress that Jerry didn’t know about and subsequently caused her to FINALLY leave him is a thing of beauty!

  17. spidey says:

    I also think this man is evil and bad for democracy so I have no compunction about reposting a few quotations from other sources:

    Jerry and the pacemaker. (60s pop followers will get this)
    For better or for worse, in sickness and in health ……..until death us do part or the end of the ceremony – whichever comes first.
    The wizened of Oz

  18. spidey says:

    But I bet Heather Mills would be kicking herself if she could, for missing out on Rupe.

  19. AG says:

    I’m surprised no one has mentioned the reality show Jerry did about 10 years ago. It was called “Kept”, on VH1, and it was a dating show with a bunch of younger guys vying to be her “kept man”. It was ridiculous and very entertaining!

  20. Angela says:

    She wore Roger Vivier shoes.

  21. Snowpea says:

    I haven’t read the comments yet but Murdoch is an evil old bastard who used his shonky tabloids and crappy cable networks to create hatred and dissent all across the world. He is an evil old psychopath who deserves nothing more than a punch in his ugly old nose for his crimes against humanity.

    Did you know he is co owner (with Jacob Rothschild) of a company called Genie Gas that makes billions out of gas siphoned out of Syria? His agenda is nefarious and terrifying and when he finally carks it I for one will be toasting his departure with a fine glass of plonk.

    • tmc says:

      Wow. I wrote a little bit above but in a milder fashion. He is definitely worth scrutinizing further. Had no idea about this Genie Gas company. Ugh. And yes his agenda does seem nefarious. (NY Post, Fox News, all these sensationalist media entities that do create hatred a lot of the time, although sometimes come up with good reporting.)

    • love scandal says:

      Totally agree snow pea. What can you say other than the DEVIL takes a bride. He and his publications have needlessly torn families apart.
      Anybody who questioned that were stalked, bins gone through, more recently hacked their telephones.
      Including royaltys telephones, I’m not a royalist, but I am surprised he’s got off so lightly. A light parliamentary telling off. Thrown some pocket money at the victims. Had the temerity to limit the amount of compensation to £1 million to the Dowler family, did not want Dowler family to profit from the murder. The hacking had a massive impact on their brutally murdered daughters missing investigation- cops assumed the 13 yr old was alive, as messages were picked up. We know now by N.O.W. journalists. Poor girl killed by a serial killer.
      So I’d say Mick Jagger looks like a saint in comparison. Yeah Murdoch rich, yet has made a career out of being a competent MEGA all round S.H.IT. That cash Jerry, comes with a price. Hope you are prepared to pay it.

  22. PennyLane says:

    Apparently his last marriage was completely miserable – the player got played. This is a great read: ‘Seduced and Abandoned’

  23. Mary says:

    a guy who should end up like Antonin Scalia.

    • Maum says:

      Sorry I am dense but how did Scalia ‘end up’? Obviously news of his death reached the British Isles but I wasn’t aware of any further details.

  24. Katebush says:

    Loved the wedding write-up
    Says a lot about Jerry’s character that even Micks exes attended as well as former Stones members as for that did anyone see the photo of Bill Wyman in the Daily Mail talk about age badly!!
    I liked Jerrys dress but really disliked the shoes really ugly imho.
    They look happy and good luck to them, as much as I like Mick I shake my head in disgust at the way he treated Jerry with the whole ‘it wasn’t a real wedding’ palaver what a way to treat your ex after 17 years and four kids?!!

  25. tmc says:

    I think Jagger is * horrified *because of who Rupert Murdoch is … that makes more sense, not so much out of sadness for Jerry. Although I did not know the details of how their JH and MJ relationship ended, that is just sad how he manipulated things, with his fame and money…

    She does look happy tho even if it seems odd.

  26. missskitttin says:

    She doesn’t look made up as she could have given all that money and her being a model. This looks done in haste, too quickly, without any preparations

  27. taboo says:

    I’m disappointed that Bob Geldolf was at the wedding. As other posters have pointed out, Murdoch is an evil and powerful human being, and the world will be better off when he’s dead. Even if Bob is friends with the bride (which I don’t know… I just assume that’s why he was there), it was very uncool to see him there.

    • TheOtherSam says:

      Bob is a long time friend of both Mick and Jerry and his wife Jeanne is very good friends with Jerry in particular. Jerry was very supportive of their family when Peaches Geldof recently died. It was right of them to attend her wedding, no matter who the bridegroom.