Giving evidence in the libel case dubbed 'Wagatha Christie', Rooney said: "With the pyjama post, at the time there had been a situation which was wrongdoing by my husband, but I was in a vulnerable situation. "I didn't know how my marriage was going to work out.
I didn't know what was going on in that relationship so we agreed to work things out. "I had not settled on this. Is it that we are getting back together?"At this time there was speculation I was back at the house as I was spending a lot of time at my parents' house. "That was information I was happy to share with my private group and we were trying to sort out the relationship and see where things were going.
But I didn't want the public to know that. I didn't want them to know, ‘this is it we are getting back together’. I know how quick the press are to jump on things."She told the court she had dealt with being written about in the press for “years and years” but the incident with Vardy was "different".Rooney said: "I was upset my personal information was getting passed on to newspapers.
I had put up with it for years and years. "It was a group of people I had accepted into my personal space and they were going on to national newspapers which go out to millions and giving out my personal information without my consent."She said she was "surprised" it had generated as much interest as it had and denied knowing Vardy would be abused for it.She said: "That was not my intention at all.Read more on express.co.uk