2nd UPDATE: Rebekah Brooks is now being questioned, and yes, her ginger curls are as luxuriously teased-out as ever.

UPDATE: Rebekah Brooks has yet to be questioned, but today’s hearing took a turn towards the bizarre when a man attacked Rupert Murdoch with a plate filled with shaving foam. Murdoch’s wife, Wendi, came to her husband’s defense, wailing on the assailant with an open hand.

The hearing was suspended for a few moments, before resuming. The Murdochs are back on the stand, but Rupert looks a little worse for the wear.

Here’s the before-the-foam-pie shot:

James and Rupert Murdoch

There’s a quite gripping drama happening across the pond, and it’s not written by Steven Moffat.

News International mogul Rupert Murdoch and his son, James Murdoch, are facing some tough questions from the Commons culture committee in the UK parliament about their company’s role in the massive phone-hacking scandal.

Watch live over at BBC.com.

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.