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In her witness statement submitted to the High Court on the first day of the Wags libel battle, Rebekah also said she feared for the health of her unborn baby and felt suicidal.

Speaking about their phone call, Rebekah, who was seven months pregnant at the time, said: “[Coleen] did not answer immediately then called me back an unknown number. I felt like she was recording the whole call.

“I was hoping that once I told her it wasn’t me, she would just fix it. Instead, she accused me of leaking stories about her for years. “I asked her to send me the stories she thought I had leaked and she said I knew exactly what I had done.

“I asked her how she could do that to someone who was heavily pregnant and she replied that I leaked stories about her when she was pregnant.

“She told me she wanted me to feel paranoid the way she had felt paranoid. I still vividly remember her tone during that phone call. It was extremely calculated and cold, and she didn’t showed no remorse even though I was very upset. I found him very scary and quite threatening.”

In a viral social media post in October 2019, Coleen, now 36, said she carried out an “undercover operation” and accused Rebekah, 40, of leaking to the press “false stories” about his private life.

The wife of former England footballer Wayne Rooney has claimed the Instagram account behind three fake stories she planted on her own personal account was Rebekah’s. The stories, printed in The Sun, included Coleen traveling to Mexico for a ‘gender selection’ procedure for another baby, her plans to return to television and her home’s basement flooding.

At the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Rebekah was flanked by security while Coleen, who was wearing a medical boot for a foot injury, was with her husband, 36, who runs Derby County.

In Rebekah’s written statement, she told how she was on vacation in Dubai on October 9, 2019, with her husband Jamie, who plays for Leicester City, when she saw the post accuse her.

She said: “I was in such a emotional state because I was heavily pregnant and felt like the whole world was crashing down on me. I must have been in shock. I remember being got out of the car and I was shaking and thought I was going to be sick.

“I felt extremely paranoid and like everyone in the beach club was staring at me. I thought I was going to pass out and Jamie decided we had to leave immediately.

“I don’t fully remember the trip back to the hotel because I was almost hyperventilating. I knew I hadn’t done anything wrong. I hadn’t divulged those stories and I didn’t even know what messages I was supposed to have leaked.

“I started having really bad stomach pains when we got back to the hotel. They were contraction type pains and I panicked that the baby was in danger. I calmed down and I tried to think clearly The first bac pa dan What I did was call my eldest daughter’s school She was 13 and… I needed to sensitize the school so that she can try to protect her from bullying.

She continued: “I was really scared of losing my baby because of the stress I had after the post… At first it made me go to a very dark place and I even felt suicidal. In the last two months of my pregnancy, I was hospitalized three times and diagnosed with stress-induced kidney stones.

Going into the witness box shortly before 4 p.m., Rebekah, who was wearing a navy dress, repeatedly denied leaking any information to the newspapers, telling the court: “I was called a talker and that’s not good.”

Shortly after asking if Rebekah respected people’s privacy, Coleen’s attorney David Sherborne asked Rebekah about an interview she gave about a sexual encounter with singer Peter Andre.

Mr Sherborne showed what appeared to be an A3 printout of the article to Rebekah before reading its disparaging description of Peter’s manhood. Rebekah claimed she was “forced into a situation by my ex-husband” to do the interview.

Mr Sherborne went on to describe the trial as “a detective novel. Like any good detective novel, you never find a person standing over the body with a smoking gun”.

He told Mrs Justice Steyn: “You don’t need to be convinced beyond a reasonable doubt, you just need to conclude that it is more likely than not that Mrs Vardy was responsible, directly or through the intermediary [Caroline]Watt [Rebekah’s agent].”

Coleen and Wayne are expected to provide evidence, along with Wayne’s cousin and Coleen’s brother.

The court heard she and Rebekah had spent “hundreds of thousands of pounds” on the case so far, with legal costs expected to be in the millions.