Rebekah Vardy RETURNS to Instagram to pay tribute to late football boss Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha... just three days after turning off comments amid Coleen Rooney WAG-gate
Rebekah Vardy returned to social media on Sunday just three days after she turned off comments on her Instagram account amid the Coleen Rooney scandal.
Taking to the photo sharing app, Rebekah, 37, posted a tribute to the late Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to mark a year since his tragic death in a helicopter disaster.
Prior to this, Rebekah had disappeared from Instagram, disabling the comments on her posts, after she received a wash of criticism from followers slamming her for her alleged part in the WAG drama.
Tribute: Rebekah Vardy returned to social media on Sunday just three days after she turned off comments on her Instagram account amid the Coleen Rooney scandal
The brunette, who has been married to footballer Jamie Vardy since 2016, was accused to leaking stories about Coleen to The Sun newspaper, but has firmly refuted the allegations.
She revealed she has even received death threats in the wake of the scandal.
But the pregnant TV personality uploaded a photo of Vichai with the words 'Always in our hearts' underneath it, echoing the sentiment by typing 'Always' with a blue heart emoji.
The Thai billionaire was among the five people who died in the helicopter crash on October 27, after the club's game against West Ham.
'Always in our hearts!' Taking to the photo sharing app, Rebekah, 37, posted a tribute to the late Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to mark a year since his tragic death in a helicopter disaster
One year on: Rebekah is pictured with Leicester City star husband Jamie Vardy amid a sea of tributes in memory of those killed in the helicopter crash outside King Power Stadium on October 27 2018 in Leicester
Rebekah hit out at the WAG world in an extraordinary interview given days before the Coleen scandal.
She spoke to Closer magazine about life as a footballers' wife and vowed not to make friends with his teammates' wives and girlfriends 'just because their partners are on the same team'.
She said: 'I've learnt not to rise to what people saw. Before, I would feed their fire and now I don't. Unless it's something I feel strongly about that should be highlighted - then I'll put it out there and say how I feel.
'Just because I'm Jamie's wife, doesn't define who I am. It doesn't define all the other wives and who they are. There are some people who are part of the WAG community and that's not me. It's a very fake world...
'When you're forced into friendships or forced to become friends with someone because your husbands [play together], it's weird. I don't buy into fake friends. I won't be friends with someone because their husband plays for the same team'.
War of words: Coleen (pictured) accused Rebekah of leaking stories about her to The Sun newspaper, but the latter has firmly refuted the allegations
Shock: Rebekah hit out at the WAG world in an extraordinary interview given days before her Coleen Rooney story leaking scandal
Hurtful: The wife of Jamie Vardy, 37, spoke to Closer magazine about life as a footballers' wife and vowed not to make friends with his teammates' wives and girlfriends 'just because their partners are on the same team'
Rebekah has returned to the UK from Dubai after being accused by Coleen of leaking stories to The Sun newspaper, which the expectant star has fiercely denied.
Coleen's dramatic revelation enthralled Britain and sparked an angry denial from pregnant Rebekah, who said 'I don't need the money’ and pointed out other people have had access to her Instagram account.
Rebekah recently gave an interview with The Daily Mail, in which she insisted arguing with Coleen is akin to rowing 'with a pigeon'.
Rebekah was pictured returning to the UK in floods of tears. The star was supported by Jamie as she returned to London's Heathrow Airport from a family trip to Dubai on Saturday.
Tackling things: Shortly after Rebekah spoke out, Coleen, 33, claimed the pregnant star had been leaking stories from her private Instagram to The Sun newspaper
In the emotional pictures, Rebekah is seen struggling to hide her tears as she makes her way through the busy airport hand-in-hand with husband Jamie
Sources close to Becky say leading law firm Kingsley Napley has sent Coleen a letter on her behalf demanding she provides them with the evidence she has against Becky so that she can complete her investigation.
Becky has called in a forensic team to analyse her Instagram account and identify the mole who sold fake stories to The Sun from Coleen’s Instagram account.
As part of that probe, they say, they have asked Wayne’s wife to give them the proof they have that the source must have been Becky’s Instagram account.
Open and honest: Now, a throwback interview has proved to be extremely poignant as Rebekah spoke about trolling, friends in the WAG world and fakery
Hours before Rebekah's return to British shores, Coleen, whose husband Wayne is currently playing football in the US, looked worse-for-wear as she left footballer Wes Brown's 40th birthday bash in Manchester on Friday at 4am
On Sunday, The Sun reported that Jamie is so upset with the way things have played out between his wife and Coleen that he has 'unfollowed Wayne on Instagram' - however, Jamie has strenuously denied the claims.
A source had alleged to the publication: 'Jamie has always got on well with Wayne, but he won’t stand for having his wife hung out to dry in public like this.'
The source added that Jamie is standing by Rebekah '100 per cent' as she launches a fight to prove her innocence.
Shocker: Rebekah has returned to the UK from Dubai after being accused by Coleen of leaking stories to The Sun newspaper, which the expectant star has fiercely denied
A friend said: 'He’s totally behind Becky and furious with the Rooneys for the way they have gone about this. He and Wayne always got on well and he likes him. But he has made his feelings clear. Cutting him off on social media is a deliberate snub.'
Rebekah has threatened Coleen with legal action over allegations of leaking staged Instagram stories, warning her: 'Believe me or I'll see you in court.'
The feuding pair are said to be communicating through their lawyers in the wake of the bitter row which has dominated social media and newspapers this week.
A source close to heavily pregnant Vardy now claims she is fully prepared to face her fellow WAG in court if she refuses to believe her innocence.
United: A source close to heavily pregnant Vardy now claims she is fully prepared to face her fellow WAG in court if she refuses to believe her innocence (pictured with husband Jamie)