Photo & Video: Rupert Murdoch attacked with pie plate filled with foam

Murdoch: “This is the most humble day of my life” – Little did Rupert know he’d end up with a pie in his face. a twitter user noted. A man tries to attack News Corp Chief Executive and Chairman Rupert Murdoch with a white substance that looked like foam in a pie plate during a parliamentary committee hearing on phone hacking at Portcullis House in London. Watch this video as as Wendi Deng, Murdoch’s wife, jumped up to protect her husband.

Here is a raw video from Wall Street Journal.

The Guardian newspaper and Sky News named the attacker as a comedian called Jonnie Marbles. @JonnieMarbles last tweet was ” “It is a far better thing that I do now than I have ever done before #splat” . It turns out , the “foam pie assasin” — real name Jonathan May-Bowles — ended up getting the brunt of the foam.

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Video via mashable and screengrab from GMAnews

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 13 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 23 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

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She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and

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Updated Juky 15, 2019

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