The Times allegedly heard of the rumor from “two people with knowledge of the decision.” However, no other details have emerged from Murdoch or Hall’s representatives.
At 91, the alleged news marks Murdoch’s fourth divorce and his shortest marriage. Murdoch and Hall were married in March 2016 in central London, prompting the media mogul to retire from Twitter, saying, “No more tweets for ten days or ever! Feel like the luckiest AND happiest man in world.”
Previously, Murdoch married entrepreneur and investor Wendi Deng in 1999; they divorced in 2013. Before his third marriage, Murdoch divorced former newspaper reporter, Anna Mann, after 30 years of marriage.
He was first married to Australian model Patricia Booker until they divorced in 1967.
However, 65-year-old Hall has only been married to Murdoch, making the divorce her first. Before her marriage with the media titan, Hall was in a 22-year relationship with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, but never officially tied the knot.
According to the Times, the divorce won’t impact his empire.