Rebekah Vardy has stated she feels there was sexism concerned within the protection of her ‘Wagatha Christie’ defamation battle in opposition to Coleen Rooney.
Actuality TV movie star and spouse of Leicester Metropolis striker Jamie Vardy appeared in her first TV interview since shedding the high-profile Excessive Courtroom case.
Rooney was sued for accusing her former social media pal of promoting data from her Instagram account to The solarhowever the decide discovered the declare to be “considerably true”.
On TalkTVVardy was interviewed by journalist Kate McCann, who requested if she thought the media’s scrutiny of how she and Rooney dressed throughout the trial was influenced by sexism.
She replied: “Completely – it was all introduced in such a misogynistic method.”
Vardy additionally in contrast the reporting of her and Rooney’s case to that of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation case within the US, saying Depp’s garments weren’t subjected to the identical degree of remark.
She added: “It simply looks as if ladies do not get to defend themselves. Girls do not get to decorate good. Yeah, there’s numerous sexism concerned.”
Vardy additionally advised she typically had suicidal ideas after Rooney made the social media allegation in October 2019.
She stated she had felt like she “did not even wish to be right here anymore”, including: “It was just like the worst feeling however on the identical time having these emotions, feeling like I should not be feeling that as a result of to me it was being a failure and it was not an possibility for me to be seen as such, for the nice of the youngsters greater than the rest.”
Previously the previous I am a Superstar… Get Me Out of Right here! The contestant had revealed that she was hospitalized twice for therapy for psychological well being points and feels that she most likely suffers from PTSD.
Rooney publicly claimed that Vardy’s account was the supply behind three tales within the The solar journal with faux particulars she had posted on her non-public Instagram tales.
Vardy denied she had leaked tales to the media and sued Rooney for defamation. Each ladies attended a week-long trial on the Excessive Courtroom in London in Could.
In it TalkTV Vardy admitted she regrets the dispute went so far as it did, however stated she is going to say till she is “blue within the face” that she is harmless. She additionally claimed the decide “did not perceive the case”.
Vardy instructed the channel she is “upset” with the result of the trial, saying: “I did not anticipate it to go that method, however I believe we had a decide who did not perceive the case and did not take a look at every little thing.
“It feels just like the decide simply learn what was written within the media and took on their narrative bias.”
Vardy additionally stated that at no level did her authorized group advise her to drop the case, including: “As a result of they know I did not and that is the precise cause I went on so long as I did and I’ll say that “until I am blue within the face, I did not.”