Jerry Hall files for divorce from Rupert Murdoch and seeks spousal support from the billionaire

Jerry Hall files for divorce from Rupert Murdoch and seeks spousal support from the billionaire

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 04: Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall seen leaving Spencer House after their wedding on March 4, 2016 in London, England. (Photo: Neil Mockford/GC Images)

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Jerry Hall has officially filed for divorce from Rupert Murdoch.

Hall, 65, filed in California Superior Court in LA County, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE on Friday. She cited irreconcilable differences and is seeking spousal support.

She also does not want the court to award support to her estranged husband. Hall is asking Murdoch, 91, to pay her legal fees.

In her filing, she said she is “not aware of the full nature and extent of all assets and debts and will amend this petition as information becomes available.” The same applies to community and quasi-community property.

Murdoch has 30 days to file a response.

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Hall’s attorney did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. It is unclear who is representing Murdoch to speak on his behalf.

Hall’s submission comes after two sources familiar with the situation said so The New York Times last month when Hall and Murdoch were divorcing. Their loved ones were said to be in shock from the breakup.

The now-ex first married in a civil ceremony at Spencer House in London on March 4, 2016, a rep for the venue confirmed to PEOPLE at the time. The following day, they held the main wedding ceremony for up to 200 friends and relatives at St. Brides in historic Fleet Street.

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They began dating in the summer of 2015 after being introduced by one of Murdoch’s sisters and his niece in Australia. They announced their engagement the following January and kept most of their romance private.

Their divorce is not expected to affect his holdings in businesses such as Fox News and The Wall Street Journal because his family’s shares for the companies he founded are in a safe trust, according to Times.

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While married to Hall, Murdoch brokered a $71.3 billion deal that sold most of 21st Century Fox to The Walt Disney Company in 2019. Variety. He is the chairman of the Fox Corporation and oversees the stores The Wall Street Journal and Sun, together with the book publisher HarperCollins. Hall has appeared in films such as Batman and played the role of Mrs. Robinson in Graduate on Broadway.

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This marks Murdoch’s fourth divorce. The media mogul married his first wife Patricia Booker in 1956 before they divorced in 1967. In the same year, he married Anna Maria Torvová. They divorced in 1999, the same year Murdoch married his third wife, Wendi Deng; they separated in 2013. His marriage produced six children.

This was Hall’s first marriage. She was in a relationship with rocker Mick Jagger for over two decades and they have four children together.

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