Shine's Elisabeth Murdoch to marry Matthew Freud

LONDON — Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth plans to marry British PR pro Matthew Freud; an August date is likely.

The couple, who were briefly estranged earlier this year and have a 6-month-old daughter, broke the news in the marriages section of the News Corp.-owned Times newspaper.

Murdoch, 32, recently set up her own TV and film production company, Shine Entertainment. She was the general manager of News Corp.-controlled satcaster BSkyB.

Freud, 37, is the founder of London-based PR company Freud Communications and is a descendant of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud.

Both Murdoch and Freud have children from previous marriages.

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