Coleen Rooney reveals England star husband Wayne advised her earlier than blockbuster Wagatha Christie libel trial with rival WAG Rebekah Vardy ‘simply inform the reality’ as a result of ‘for those who lie you get nervous and caught out’

September 2017 to October 2019 – The Solar runs numerous articles about Coleen, together with that she travelled to Mexico to look into child ‘gender choice’ remedy, her plan to revive her TV profession and the flooding of her basement.

October 9, 2019 – Coleen makes use of social media to accuse Rebekah of promoting tales from her personal Instagram account to the tabloids.

Coleen says she spent 5 months trying to work out who was sharing details about her and her household based mostly on posts she had made on her private social media web page.

After sharing a sequence of ‘false’ tales and utilizing a strategy of elimination, Coleen claims they have been considered by one Instagram account, belonging to Rebekah.

Rebekah, then pregnant together with her fifth youngster, denies the allegations and says numerous folks had entry to her Instagram over time.

She claims to be ‘so upset’ by Coleen’s accusation, later including: ‘I assumed she was my good friend however she fully annihilated me.’

The general public dispute makes headlines around the globe, with the hashtag #WagathaChristie trending.

February 13, 2020 – In a tearful look on ITV’s Unfastened Girls, Rebekah says the stress of the dispute brought on her to have extreme anxiousness assaults and she or he ‘ended up in hospital thrice’. Coleen says in an announcement that she doesn’t wish to ‘have interaction in additional public debate’.

Shortly after Coleen's public accusation, Rebekah - who was pregnant and on holiday in Dubai at the time - denied any involvement (above)

Shortly after Coleen’s public accusation, Rebekah – who was pregnant and on vacation in Dubai on the time – denied any involvement (above) 

June 23, 2020 – It emerges that Rebekah has launched libel proceedings in opposition to Coleen.

Rebekah’s attorneys allege she ‘suffered excessive misery, harm, anxiousness and embarrassment because of the publication of the submit and the occasions which adopted’.

November 19-20, 2020 – The libel battle has its first Excessive Court docket listening to in London. A decide guidelines that Coleen’s October 2019 submit ‘clearly recognized’ Rebekah as being ‘responsible of the intense and constant breach of belief’.

Mr Justice Warby concludes that the ‘pure and strange’ that means of the posts was that Rebekah had ‘commonly and incessantly abused her standing as a trusted follower of Coleen’s private Instagram account by secretly informing The Solar of Coleen’s personal posts and tales’.

February 8-9, 2022 – A sequence of explosive messages between Rebekah and her agent Caroline Watt – which Coleen’s attorneys allege have been about her – are revealed at a preliminary court docket listening to.

The court docket is advised Rebekah was not referring to Coleen when she known as somebody a ‘nasty bitch’ in a single trade with Ms Watt.

Coleen’s attorneys search additional data from the WhatsApp messages, however the court docket is advised that Ms Watt’s telephone fell into the North Sea after a ship she was on hit a wave, earlier than additional data might be extracted from it.

February 14 – Coleen is refused permission to carry a Excessive Court docket declare in opposition to Ms Watt for misuse of personal data to be heard alongside the libel battle. A Excessive Court docket decide, Mrs Justice Steyn, says the bid was introduced too late and former alternatives to make the declare had not been taken.

April 13 – Ms Watt shouldn’t be match to provide oral proof on the upcoming libel trial, the Excessive Court docket is advised because the case returns for an additional listening to.

The agent revokes permission for her witness assertion for use, and withdraws her waiver which might have allowed Solar journalists to say whether or not she was a supply of the allegedly leaked tales.

April 29 – Rebekah ‘seems to just accept’ that her agent was the supply of allegedly leaked tales, Coleen’s barrister David Sherborne tells the Excessive Court docket. He argues {that a} new witness assertion submitted by Rebekah suggests Ms Watt was the supply however Rebekah claims she ‘didn’t authorise or condone her’.

Rebekah’s lawyer Hugh Tomlinson says the assertion didn’t comprise ‘any change no matter within the pleaded case’, together with her authorized workforce having no communication with Ms Watt.

Could 10 onwards – The trial lasts seven days


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