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How Coleen Rooney caught Rebekah Vardy red handed - Trials By Social Media


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Known as Wagatha Christie, this is the online scandal that captivated the world and generated multiple media spin-offs. Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy went head-to-head in the high court when Rooney accused Vardy of leaking personal stories to the press. Mollie Westbrook describes and analyses the part social media played in getting to the bottom of the tabloid leaks. YouTuber Mollie Westbrook unpacks some of the most shocking online cases and scandals. Exploring timelines, evidence, and public comments, we see how social media was fundamental to each story. Cases include Caroline Flack, Nicola Bulley, Phillip Schofield, Vardy vs Rooney and Sarah Everard.