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Feb 7, 2014

Crikey says: tabloid turmoil for Rupert, Wendi, Tony

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So, let’s recap (warning: this gets a bit icky) …

In the days following Rupert Murdoch’s third divorce, rumours swirled that Wendi Deng and Tony Blair had an affair. Blair’s people went so far as to issue a statement denying it. Now, in the March issue of Vanity Fair, journalist Mark Seal reveals what are supposedly little notes Wendi Deng wrote to herself about her insatiable crush on the British PM:

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4 thoughts on “Crikey says: tabloid turmoil for Rupert, Wendi, Tony

  1. Malcolm Street

    I expect nothing less than front page treatment from The Sun, The New York Post, the Terrorgraph and the Hun!

  2. AR

    Seems odd that she writes incriminating notes to herself in such stage Chinglish.

  3. Matt Hardin

    With you there AR, it is very weird.

  4. Bill Hilliger

    Some say its good material for salacious smut that’s what the tele needs to increase flagging circulation.

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