Footballers Wives star Layla Ross has dubbed Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy “lightweight” for a Vagatha Christie court battle.
The 50-year-old actress, who played Amber Gates on the show, spoke about the ongoing scandal between WAG, aged 35 and 39 respectively, in which she is battling in the High Court with the claim that the latter is the former. The story about – was leaking.
Amid the dramatic storyline on the ITV show, Layla insisted that the fight be fought differently on-screen: ‘If it were the wives of the footballers they would have taken it to the players’ lounge, none of this court work. ‘.
Oops! Footballers Wives star Layla Ross calls Colleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy ‘lightweight’ for Vagatha Christie court battle
To the devastation of devoted fans, Footballers’ Wives went off-air in 2006 after five seasons, with the 2002 launch reaching icon status due to stories of baby-swapping, murder and cheating.
Footballer’s Wives made naughty history for their absurd themes and stories, thanks to years of memes and endless pop culture references.
In 2019, the show came into limelight when Colleen and Rebekah’s story in the ‘Vagatha Christie’ scandal leaked was compared to a story from the show.
Layla weighed in on the story and how it would play out on the show, as she told The Sun: ‘If it were footballers’ wives they would take it to the players’ lounge …
Oh dear: The 50-year-old actress, who plays Amber Gates on the show, talks about the ongoing scandal between the WAGs, aged 35 and 39 respectively, in which they are battling the claim in the High Court that the latter’s The story-leaking was about the past
‘None of this court business, they’d cut each other’s t*ts, tear each other’s hair extensions and move on. They would have dealt with it the same way. To be honest, I think Colleen and Rebekah are light-weights.’
Layla plays the troubled Amber, whose story involves replacing her child with the child of her arch nemesis Tanya Turner. Her pet pug buries the baby in her crib, forcing Amber to dig the baby’s grave.
He starred in the show from 2004 to 2006.
Changing: Layla played the troubled Amber and starred on the show from 2004 to 2006
Recently talking about the show, she said: ‘I was desperate to do it when I was offered, I quit my job a month back, part of a glamorous show in the sun with big houses Nice to be Ladies loved Gary, he went from hunk to hero!’
Layla’s take on things comes after her co-star Zoe Lucker, who played Tanya Turner on the show, told MailOnline that she didn’t follow the drama.
Despite the news that hit the headlines for months, Zoe revealed that she didn’t follow up on the drama or the court case — yet saw similarities to what happened on the show.
She said: ‘I don’t follow the whole thing. Have they solved everything? Shame!…
“When we were doing the film, we used to do scenes, then news used to come that it is happening in real life. We thought it was far-fetched but in reality it was coming to the fore and was happening!’
Eck! Layla’s outlook on things comes after her co-star Zoe Lucker, who played Tanya Turner on the show, told MailOnline that she didn’t follow the drama (pictured Zoe and Layla).
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