Man throws pie at Murdoch during hearing

A man (who appears to be a British comedian) ran up to Rupert Murdoch at today’s hearing and tried to throw a pie in his face (or a plate of foam). Here’s the screen capture – it’s less clear in the video, below:

Murdoch’s son testifying.
Son hears there’s a disturbance.
Son realizes some man is running up to his dad.
Man in grey plaid shirt holding a white plate in front of Rupert Murdoch’s head.
Woman in grey appears to be blocking man in plaid near Rupert Murdoch’s head (left).
Woman in pink jumps in.
Here’s an enlargement of the attack – the man is holding what appears to be a white plate:
There’s a much clearer photo here.  Video:


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