News Corp. family gossip

Lachlan Murdoch, the 33-year-old son of evil mastermind Rupert, has resigned as deputy chief operating officer of News Corp., taking effect August 31. Says Gawker: "There's a Luke Skywalker/Darth Vader metaphor somewhere in here, but we're too flustered to work it out. ... We also suspect Lachlan's decision involved a lot of tantrums, door-slamming, and shouts of, 'Stay out of my life, Dad!'" (Gawker)

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