London: Coleen Rooney, the wife of former England football captain Wayne, on Friday defeated Rebekah Vardy, the spouse of one of his ex-teammates, in their high-profile libel battle.
Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy: The so-called Wagatha Christie trial has captivated the English press.Credit:AP
Vardy had sued Rooney over an accusation she had leaked details of her private life to the press. It came after Rooney had staged an elaborate sting operation to find out who was passing on stories about her private life to the Sun tabloid.
The judge, Justice Karen Steyn, said in her ruling that Rooney had successfully proved her allegation was substantially true.
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