Stork to visit Murdoch again

MUMBAI: There's no slowing down the septuagenarian media baron Rupert Murdoch.


Wendi and Rupert Murdoch - getting ready to change diapers again Even as his company News Corp has been given another shot at DirecTV in the US, there's news from the home front: the stork is cleaning up to come a-visiting. Murdoch is once again going to become a Dad. At 71. His third wife, 35-year-old Wendi Deng, is believed to be pregnant once again. The second time since he married her in June 1999.

The first child the two had is a girl named Grace, who is a year old.


Proud Papa - 71-year-old Murdoch with Grace, his first child with Wendi The news has been confirmed by a News Corp spokesperson, after a Fortune magazine writer who interviewed him for a cover story that the magazine is carrying in its latest issue said that Murdoch had shared the good tidings with him.

The child, when it is born will be Murdoch's sixth. The other five are Prudence Macleod, born in 1959, a product of his first marriage to Patricia, followed by Elisabeth Murdoch, 34, Lachlan Murdoch, 31, and James Murdoch, 30, the outcome of his marriage to his second wife Anna Murdoch, who he divorced a couple of years ago. 

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