London: The comedian jailed for six weeks for
dramatically throwing shaving foam at News Corporation
chairman Rupert Murdoch has had his sentence reduced to four
Jonathan May-Bowles, 26, admitted attacking the media
tycoon on July 19 at a hearing of the Culture, Media and Sport
Committee of the House of Commons.
May-Bowles, who calls himself Jonnie Marbles, was
sentenced at by a court in central London earlier this week.
Murdoch and his son James were giving evidence before MPs
when May-Bowles rushed forward from the public gallery and
threw a paper plate of foam.
First Published: Friday, August 05, 2011, 22:39