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Who is Wendi Deng Murdoch ?
Wendi Deng Murdoch , a Chinese-American businesswoman who was previously married to conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch , emerged at the center of a brewing political drama this week. On Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. counterintelligence officials warned President Donald
Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, after business spinoff, for $52.4B
The Walt Disney Co . is acquiring 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock, Disney announced on Thursday morning. Fox will spin off and retain some of its properties, including Fox News, but Disney would own Fox's massive film and TV empires. "The acquisition of this stellar collection of
Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes is dead
Roger Ailes , the former chairman of Fox News, is dead at age 77. Ailes' wife, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement. "I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning surrounded by his beautiful family," the statement said. "Roger
Russell Simmons on how meditation changed his life, his relationship with Donald Trump
If you looked at a photo of Russell Simmons 35 years ago, the co-founder of Def Jam Recordings says he looked like he was on the verge of death. "I ate animal product. I did a lot of stuff that was, you know, hurtful to me I did drugs," Simmons told ABC News' Dan Harris during his "10% Happier"
Accusing Roger Ailes of Sexual Harassment Would Have Been Career 'Suicide Mission,' Megyn Kelly Says
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly said she did not come forward sooner with allegations of sexual harassment against former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes because it would have been a "suicide mission" for her career and she thought Ailes was interested in just her. "He tried to kiss me three times [in
Rupert Murdoch Appoints New Leaders at Fox News After Roger Ailes' Departure
Just weeks after the departure of Roger Ailes, Rupert Murdoch has announced leadership changes at Fox News and its sister channel, Fox Business Network. Effectively immediately, Murdoch, the executive chairman of 21st Century Fox, has appointed Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine as co-presidents of the
How Megyn Kelly's Silence Signaled the Worst for Roger Ailes
The silence was the sign. Roger Ailes, the powerful Fox News chief, first realized his career at the helm of the network he built was in jeopardy when evening anchor Megyn Kelly refused repeated overtures to issue a public statement of support, according to a source familiar with the internal
Carlson Lawyer: 'Ailes Harassed Women in Every Decade Since the '60s'
A day after Roger Ailes stepped down as chairman of Fox News amid sexual harassment allegations, the attorney behind the lawsuit that kicked off the scandal claims that Ailes’ alleged harassment goes back decades. Ailes, who has denied the claims against him, resigned from his post at the top of
Roger Ailes out as Fox News Chairman
Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes has resigned from the company effective immediately, 21st Century Fox announced in a press release. In a letter to 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch , obtained by ABC News, Ailes emphasized that he was proud of his accomplishments and said that
Fox Spokesperson Downplays Roger Ailes Departure Report
A spokesperson for 21st Century Fox has responded to a report that Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes will soon leave his position. "This matter is not yet resolved and the review is not concluded," Nathaniel Brown, senior vice president, Corporate Affairs and Communications, at the parent company of