Rupert Murdoch, 92, and Ann Lesley Smith call off their wedding: Report
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An ex-police chaplain and media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who was born in Australia, suddenly called off their engagement weeks after it had been announced, according to Vanity Fair.

Less than a month ago, the 92-year-old made his impending wedding with Ann Lesley Smith public. He told his local New York Post that the two would share “the second half of our lives together” after their marriage.

Unnamed sources close to Murdoch were used by the media outlet to report that the wedding’s preparations were abruptly scrapped.

One insider who spoke to the magazine claimed that Murdoch had grown uneasy over Smith, 66,’s evangelical beliefs.

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After Murdoch’s split from his fourth wife, model Jerry Hall, the wedding was scheduled for the summer, one year later.

He had a lot of energy for the connection last month.

“I was extremely nervous,” Mr. Murdoch told the New York Post. Though I knew it would be my last, I feared experiencing love. Ideally, it will. I feel good.

At an event he held at his California vineyard the previous year, the two got to know one another.

“In fairness, this is not my first battle. The last half is when you get close to 70, according to Smith. “I awaited the ideal moment. My friends rejoice for me.

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From his first three marriages, Mr. Murdoch has produced six offspring. He spent six years with Ms. Hall as his wife. From 1999 to 2013, Wendi Deng, Anna Maria Torv, and Patricia Booker were his prior wives. From 1956 to 1967, he was wed to Patricia Booker.

The chairman and CEO of News Corp. is rumoured to be worth around $17 billion, according to Forbes. The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, and a number of other global media properties are all part of his media conglomerate.