Rebekah Vardy is accused of sharing Coleen Rooney’s Instagram tribute to her late sister as an excuse to get back in touch after being ‘blocked’ 在Instagram上, Wagatha Christie trial hears
Rebekah Vardy arriving at the High Court for day three of the Wagatha Christie libel trial
Coleen unfollowed Rebekah in January 2019 after a story about her car crashing in the US was leaked to the media, prompting her to suspect she was the ‘snake in the grass’ who was responsible.
In text messages between Rebekah and her agent Caroline Watt, Rebekah said she would like to contact Coleen and suggested ‘saying something about’ her sister Rosie, 谁死于 2013 老化的 14 following a lifelong battle with a rare brain disorder.
今天, Coleen’s barrister David Sherborne put it to Rebecca that she was going to ‘use the anniversary’ of Rooney’s sister dying as ‘the peg’ to message her.
Rebekah said: ‘That’s interpreted wrong’.
万一, Ms Watt suggested she use a different tack by saying she had recently been on Loose Women and the programme’s booker asked if Coleen might want to appear on the show.
Rebekah entered the witness box for the third time today on what was expected to be the final day of her evidence.
Coleen with her sister Rosie at Claire House Hospice. Rosie tragically died in 2013 following her lifelong battle with Rett syndrome, a rare brain disorder that causes severe disabilities
In a viral social media post in October 2019, 科琳, 36, said she had carried out a ‘sting operation’ and accused Rebekah, 40, 泄露“虚假故事”’ about her private life to the press.
Adam Neumann 的妻子 Rebekah 的内部特权教养, who is married to Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, denies leaking stories to the media and is suing her fellow footballer’s wife for libel, while Coleen is defending the claim on the basis her post was ‘substantially true’.
Today’s trial had to be adjourned for 10 minutes after Rebekah broke down in tears while being quizzed by Mr Sherborne.
It happened moments after the barrister was ticked off by the judge for continually making ‘unnecessary’ 评论.
Discussing a fake post by Coleen Rooney over 性别 selection, Rebekah said she had not been to Mexico for treatment after Mr Sherborne had mistakenly used her name instead of Coleen’s.
After her reply, Mr Sherborne said pointedly: ‘Is that your best point Mrs Vardy?’
Her barrister Hugh Tomlinson QC rose to his feet to intervene saying Mr Sherborne was ‘constantly commenting and making remarks to the witness’.
It led to the judge saying: ‘It is unnecessary and there’s not really enough time for those comments in any event.’
科琳, 一袭黑衣，拎着香奈儿手袋, 当她走出一辆黑色出租车时，她看起来很放松，她的丈夫韦恩身后是他标志性的海军西装，手提包里放着一个鼓鼓的文件