Coleen Rooney ready to testify in libel suit brought by Rebekah Vardy

Coleen Rooney is expected to begin serving her evidence in the high-profile libel suit filed by the wife of a fellow soccer player, Rebekah Vardy, at the Supreme Court. On the fourth day of Friday’s trial, Ms Vardy is due to complete her evidence, after which Ms Rooney takes her place on the witness stand in Court 13 of the Royal Courts of Justice.

Ms. Vardy testified for about 10 hours and got emotional at times on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The case comes after a viral social media post in October 2019, in which Ms Rooney, 36, said she had “sting surgery” and accused Ms Vardy, 40, of leaking “false stories” about her private life to the press.

Ms Vardy, who is married to Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, has denied any stories leaked to the media and is suing her fellow footballer’s wife for libel, while Ms Rooney defends the claim on the basis that her post is “substantial.” where” was and in the public interest. In the fake stories Ms Rooney posted to her Instagram during the stab operation, she talked about her trip to Mexico for a “gender selection” procedure, her plans to return to TV and the basement that flooded her home. .

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In the post on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, she wrote: “I saved all the original stories and took screenshots, which clearly show that only one person viewed them. It’s… Rebekah Vardy’s account.”

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