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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