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Coleen v Rebekah: Social media has become the perfect platform for real-life soap operas

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Coleen v Rebekah
Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy watch England's Euro 2016 match against Wales Credit: Getty

It is the flourish that does it. Not content with revealing that Rebekah Vardy’s Instagram account is the suspected source of leaks to The Sun, Coleen Rooney revealed the news on Twitter with quite exquisite drama.

“This has been a burden in my life for a few years now and finally I have got to the bottom of it......” it begins, before spinning a tantalising yarn of suspicion and investigation. 

Rooney claimed she worked out it was Mrs Vardy, the wife of Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy, following a process of elimination which led to Rooney sharing certain invented stories with only her on Instagram. Travelling to Mexico for "gender selection" of the Rooney's next child, of signing...

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