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FOOTBALLERS’ Wives star Laila Rouass has branded Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney “lightweights” when it comes to their infamous Wagatha Christie row.

The actress joked that the warring Wags would have ripped each other to bits if their feud was a plot line in the iconic Noughties drama.

img alt="Laila Rouass played Amber Gates in the hit Noughties TV show Footballer's Wives" height="960" width="720" data-src="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg" data-credit="Getty" data-sizes="(max-width: 375px) 335px, (max-width: 520px) 480px, 620px" data-img="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?strip=all&w=720" data-srcset="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=335 335w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=480 480w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=620 620w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=670 670w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=960 960w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=1240 1240w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=1005 1005w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=1440 1440w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=1860 1860w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=1340 1340w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=1920 1920w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890105.jpg?w=2480 2480w" src="data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns=%22http://www.w3.org/2000/svg%22%20viewBox=%220%200%200.8%201%22%3E%3C/svg%3E"">Laila Rouass played Amber Gates in the hit Noughties TV show Footballer's Wives7
Laila Rouass played Amber Gates in the hit Noughties TV show Footballer's WivesCredit: Getty
img alt="Laila, 50, has been engaged to snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan, 45, since 2013" height="960" width="807" data-src="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg" data-credit="Getty" data-sizes="(max-width: 375px) 335px, (max-width: 520px) 480px, 620px" data-img="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?strip=all&w=807" data-srcset="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=335 335w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=480 480w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=620 620w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=670 670w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=960 960w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=1240 1240w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=1005 1005w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=1440 1440w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=1860 1860w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=1340 1340w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=1920 1920w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000680890135.jpg?w=2480 2480w" src="data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns=%22http://www.w3.org/2000/svg%22%20viewBox=%220%200%200.8%201%22%3E%3C/svg%3E"">Laila, 50, has been engaged to snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan, 45, since 20137
Laila, 50, has been engaged to snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan, 45, since 2013Credit: Getty

Laila, 50, played feisty Amber Gates in the cult TV show, which is enjoying a resurgence on streaming service Britbox.

She said: “If it was Footballers’ Wives they’d have had it out in the players’ lounge, none of this court business, they would have ripped each other’s t*ts off, ripped each other’s hair extensions out and moved on.

“They would have dealt with it that way. I think Coleen and Rebekah are lightweights, to be ­honest.”

Coleen and Rebekah — wives of Derby manager Wayne Rooney and Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy — have so far spent around £1.4million in legal fees as they battle out their feud in court.

The spat erupted after Coleen, 35, claimed Rebakah, 39, was leaking stories about her from her private Instagram account in 2019.

The online meltdown that followed could have come straight out of Footballers’ Wives — with Rebekah firing back an angry denial ­minutes later.

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It sparked countless social media memes, with stunned fans mocking the clash as the drama played out.

Footballers’ Wives featured countless over-the-top storylines, including Tanya Turner’s baby being smothered to death by Amber’s dog and Frank Laslett dying while having sex with Tanya.

img alt="Feuding Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy have so far spent around £1.4 million in legal fees" height="960" width="732" data-src="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg" data-credit="PA:Press Association/PA Images" data-sizes="(max-width: 375px) 335px, (max-width: 520px) 480px, 620px" data-img="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?strip=all&w=732" data-srcset="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=335 335w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=480 480w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=620 620w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=670 670w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=960 960w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=1240 1240w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=1005 1005w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=1440 1440w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=1860 1860w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=1340 1340w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=1920 1920w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NINTCHDBPICT000529488842.jpg?w=2480 2480w" src="data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns=%22http://www.w3.org/2000/svg%22%20viewBox=%220%200%200.8%201%22%3E%3C/svg%3E"">Feuding Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy have so far spent around £1.4 million in legal fees7
Feuding Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy have so far spent around £1.4 million in legal feesCredit: PA:Press Association/PA Images
img alt="Laila Rouass (left) as Amber and Zoe Lucker (right) as Tanya" height="642" width="960" data-src="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg" data-credit="" data-sizes="(max-width: 375px) 335px, (max-width: 520px) 480px, 620px" data-img="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?strip=all&w=960" data-srcset="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=335 335w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=480 480w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=620 620w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=670 670w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=960 960w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=1240 1240w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=1005 1005w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=1440 1440w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=1860 1860w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=1340 1340w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=1920 1920w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/footy_wives_03_ep2_246-jpg-JS225810.jpg?w=2480 2480w" src="data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns=%22http://www.w3.org/2000/svg%22%20viewBox=%220%200%201.5%201%22%3E%3C/svg%3E"">Laila Rouass (left) as Amber and Zoe Lucker (right) as Tanya7
Laila Rouass (left) as Amber and Zoe Lucker (right) as Tanya

Despite sparking a spin-off show, Footballers’ Wives: Extra Time, the racy ITV drama was axed in 2006 after five series.

Reminiscing on the crazy programme, Laila, who has been engaged to snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan, 45, since 2013, said: “It was one of the best times ever. We were so lucky to be part of that.

“At the time people were like, ‘This is ridiculous’, and honestly, there were times we’d get the scripts and say, ‘This is crazy, we can’t do this’.

“Then we were about to start filming and a story would come out where a footballer has done exactly the thing we thought was over the top, and we’d think, ‘What do we do now?’.

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