Rupert Murdoch was attacked during the British Parliament committee meeting he attended to answer questions about the phone hacking scandal that has made worldwide headlines.
Wendi Murdoch, Rupert’s wife, came to the defense of her husband during the melee.
As Reported By BBC:
Members of Parliament have suspended their questioning of Rupert Murdoch after a man apparently threw a shaving foam pie at him. The session had been going for two hours when a man appeared to lunge towards Mr Murdoch.
He was fought off by a group of people including Mr Murdoch’s wife Wendi. A man has reportedly been detained by the police. The BBC’s Nick Robinson said James Murdoch said he was angry that police had failed to protect his father.