Wendi Deng reportedly developed an obsession with former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair while she was still married to media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
The contents of a steamy and passionate love note from Deng to herself were revealed for the first time in Vanity Fair, where she allegedly detailed her infatuation with the man who is godfather to Murdoch's eldest daughter, Grace.
“Oh, s***, oh, s***. Whatever why I’m so so missing Tony. Because he is so so charming and his clothes are so good," Deng penned in broken English.
“He has such good body and he has really really good legs Butt... And he is slim tall and good skin. Pierce blue eyes which I love. Love his eyes. Also I love his power on the stage... and what else and what else and what else… [all sic].”
Blair has denied all allegations of an affair while friends of Deng insist the pair were never more than friends.
According to Vanity Fair, Deng invited Blair to the Murdoch's family home in California in 2012 without telling him that her husband would not be there.
“Mr Blair was reluctant at first. They were all mutual friends; there was no reason Mr Murdoch wouldn’t have welcomed Mr Blair into his home,” a Murdoch staff member told Vanity Fair.
“But one day Mr Blair arrived and Mrs Murdoch was sort of being very flirtatious. She was charming him.
“He asked staff, ‘When is Mr Murdoch going to arrive? And when he was told, ‘Tomorrow night', Mr Blair rolled his eyes and gave a panicked look.”
This was the weekend Murdoch's family had gathered by the bedside of his 103-year-old mother, Dame Elisabeth, who was expected to die within days.
Vanity Fair also alleges Blair visited Deng a number of times at Murdoch's California home.
Murdoch reportedly became suspicious of an affair in 2012 after rumours began circulating and is said to have interviewed staff at his various homes to scour for more details.
When he discovered his wife's crush on Blair, it was said to be the "final straw" that forced the "betrayed" News Corp executive to file for divorce after 14 years of marriage.
Deng and Murdoch released this joint statement to Vanity Fair: “Given the complicated dynamics of our family, we made the decision early on in this process not to engage in public allegations or respond to negative claims.”
Blair declined to comment on the Vanity Fair publication but has previously denied allegations of an affair.