Why the Wagatha Christie trial was always a bad idea for Rebekah Vardy

The model has lost the libel case she brought against Coleen Rooney at huge personal and financial cost

Zoe Tidman
Friday 29 July 2022 18:09 BST
Wagatha Christie case: Coleen Rooney wins libel trial brought by Rebekah Vardy

After all is said and done, would it have mattered if it was Rebekah Vardy’s account or not?

Ms Vardy has lost the “Wagatha Christie” libel battle against Coleen Rooney over an infamous social media post, after a High Court judge found on Friday it was “substantially true”.

She now faces a potentially huge legal bill for her unsuccessful claim, and a reputation that has been put through the wringer.

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