Peter Andre has hit out at Rebekah Vardy after Coleen Rooney’s barrister quizzed her over a comment she made about him back in 2004.
While being cross-examined by Coleen’s barrister, Rebekah, 40, was asked about quotes given to News Of The World in 2004 in which she talked about “having had sex with Peter Andre”.
The article said he was hung like a “miniature chipolata” and “made no attempt to satisfy me”.
Barrister David Sherborne then asked Rebekah: “Did you think it was respectful of Mr Andre’s desire not for this to be made public for you to say all this to the News Of The World and 4 million readers?”
She replied: “I was forced into a situation by my ex-husband to do this story.”
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While Peter, 49, has since spoken out about it, it’s dominated headlines across the news and he’s now returned to social media to hit back at Rebekah over the article after enduring 15 years worth of jokes.
“Hi everyone, seeing as I haven’t had much of a say in this and have just let everyone have a laugh and whatever… I’m just going to put it out there. 15 years this has been going on,” Peter shared on his Instagram feed.
He continued: “I kept quiet and I didn’t say anything, I let everyone have their laugh and let everyone say what they wanted to say. Yes, she’s gone to court and admitted that the story was made up and she did that because her ex-husband forced her to do it.
“But, put that all aside right and just think how it feels, like if a man or if I had said this about her anatomy or about a woman’s anatomy and made up something… You can use your imagination saying something very unflattering. ..There would be outrage.”
Peter went on to share that how the entire ordeal has impacted him and his life for over a decade.
He said: “But because it’s been said about me, it’s been the butt of all jokes. I’ve took it for 15 years. You know, some of you are going to go, ‘Get over it, don’t say anything ,’ you’ve got to understand, when it goes on and on… And what’s even worse is when it’s brought up in a High Court and the lawyer is bringing it up, having a go at her for bringing up something in news at the world that went to four million people and then it’s brought up in court that goes to a lot more than four million people and it’s brought up again.
And the only one that sits there and takes hit after hit about it is me. I just, I’ve been laughing about it for a while, but think how it would feel if it was the other way around. m saying. We all know now it was a made up story, but it’s a little more serious than that.
“It’s not fair that it happens again and again and again and we talk about all kinds of things about mental health and nothing seems to change. So, you know, there you go.”
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Peter then took to the caption to share how sorry he feels for his wife Emily, 32, their children Amelia, eight Theo, five, and his two kids with ex Katie Price, Junior, 16, and Princess, 14.
“My thoughts on Rebekah V : Plse swipe to see all three vids,” he started. “Here I was this morning sat in my robe feeling like I had to say something. Feel free to come to your own conclusion. Just a couple of things first.”
He then apologised to his wife and children as he shared: “Sorry to Emily and the children that have had to see and hear some not very nice things.”
Peter then scolded the media before adding: “You all know I like to take the piss out of myself but maybe I felt a bit vulnerable this morning. Love from an Aussie Brit Greek @dr_emily_official,” followed by three heart emojis.
Celebrity friends immediately flocked to the comments to share their support over what he’s been going through.
Love Island’s Shaughna Phillips wrote: “You are, and have always been the epitome of class,” with a clapping hands emoji and a red heart emoji.
Anna Williams shared: “PETER WE LOVE YOU!!!!” with five red heart emojis.
Meanwhile fans also shared their support as one person said: “A very dignified response. I don’t know why she ever thought it was appropriate […]”.
As another chimed: “Sending you hugs and squishes. And well done for speaking up. Your words, thoughts and feelings had a right to be heard.” with a red heart emoji.
Rebekah enjoyed a brief fling with Peter back in 2001, when she was just 21 years old.
The mum-of-five had been married to her first husband, Mark Godden, for just four months at the time, but she has always insisted that her marriage was coming to an end regardless of the affair.
She detailed her night of passion with Pete in an interview with News of the World in 2004, and made some shocking claims about the singer.
Rebekah said he had “the smallest trouser equipment I’ve ever seen”, and compared Pete’s manhood to a “miniature chipolata”.
When the interview was published in 2004, Pete had just started dating glamor model Katie, 43, who he went on to marry and have two children with.
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