Becky Vardy says trolls accused her of taking Madeleine McCann in Wagatha backlash
Mother-of-five Rebekah Vardy has revealed that at the height of her abuse during the Wagatha Christie trial she was receiving 100 messages a day and even had letters sent to her home
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Rebekah Vardy in tears in first interview after Wagatha Christie trial
Rebekah, who is married to Leicester City footballer Jamie Vardy, has continued to maintain her innocence despite last week’s ruling in which the judge described her evidence as “manifestly inconsistent” in her libel case against Coleen Rooney.
Speaking in her first interview since the ruling, the WAG has described the abuse she received as “horrendous”
“The abuse I was getting was insane. At the beginning it would be 100 messages a day. I even got letters sent to my home, and some crazy s*** sent over including letters from psychics,” she told The Sun.
Rebekah has given an interview to Talk TV following the outcome of her libel case against Coleen Rooney
“I was linked to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, people suggesting I was a member of IS, stuff like that.
“It was as if I’d murdered someone. Every time something happened it was my fault, every time something new broke, it was my fault,” Rebekah continued.
The mother-of-five went on to say that she was forced to stop taking her children to their dad Jamie’s football games because there were chants being sung about her.
Rebekah says some trolls linked her to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann
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“As a mum all you wanna do is shield your children from all that and sometimes it’s just impossible to do,” she told the publication.
Referring to her time in court, Rebekah added to The Sun: “The way the cross-examination was handled was atrocious.
“I have never felt so bullied and manipulated and shamed in my whole, entire life over things that had no relevance whatsoever to do with this case. I was sl*t-shamed. I was shamed for things that I had done 20 years ago or more.”
She continued: “It felt like I had done something that was the most horrendous thing. I felt like a murderer at times and ultimately I wasn’t given an option to answer questions. They were manipulated, they were twisted, and I was bullied. It was disgusting.”
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