Coleen Rooney’s cunning plot to “catch” Rebekah Vardy leaking
private stories about her followed an earlier run-in between the two WAGs, a source claims.
Mum-of-four Coleen had become so suspicious of Rebekah that she blocked her on social media at the start of the year – only for Rebekah to confront her demanding to know why, it was claimed.
According to a pal of Rebekah, Coleen claimed it was a mistake and blamed it on her kids. The friend revealed: “Becky said, ‘Have I offended you?’ Coleen swore blind she hadn’t.”
But sources close to Coleen, 33, said she had been privately worried Rebekah was in cahoots with a newspaper.
A source said: “Coleen was convinced Vardy was to blame, but had to get the evidence first. Blocking her wasn’t going to cut the mustard…she needed proof.”
It was then that she hatched her plan. First she blocked everyone except Rebekah from being able to view her private Instagram stories.
Then – as she revealed in an explosive online statement this week – she posted fake stories about “gender selection in Mexico, returning to TV, and the basement flooding in my new house” which all ended up in a newspaper.
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The Mirror can reveal Coleen suspects further stories were also leaked.
A source said: “Coleen thinks there are other stories that were passed to the media other than the three mentioned in her public statement. She is sure of it.”
These include a supposed car crash in America in January in which she was said to have “narrowly avoided injury”.
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Coleen – wife of ex-England captain Wayne – said at the time: “The car crash story was completely wrong.
“I wasn’t involved in a crash – the car was damaged by another car. Someone on my private Instagram has seen the picture and is telling or selling stories to a certain newspaper.”
A source close to Rebekah said they were aware of the story in question but that it had nothing to do with her.
The pal added: “They’ve put two and two together and come up with five.”
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