Rebekah Vardy’s ex-partner, who is the father of her eldest son, said her ‘relentless drive to stardom’ caused him to ignore her and claim she wants to be the ‘next Victoria Beckham’ ‘
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Jamie Vardy is not the only footballer Rebekah Vardy has had an affair with.
Before becoming the wife of the Premier League champion, Rebekah dated former lower-division footballer Luke Foster.
Becky, who is currently embroiled in a ‘Wagatha Christie’ legal battle with Coleen Rooney, got a taste of WAG life through her six-year affair with the defender.
However, Luke went on to label her ‘Britain’s most beautiful WAG’ in November 2017 and says her ‘relentless search for stardom’ puts him off as he struggles with her request.
He claims Rebekah told him she was “upgraded” by switching to the Leicester striker, with whom she now has three children, following their split.
Luke, who is the father of son Taylor, said he was relieved to be freed from his ex and actually feels sorry for Jamie because she likes to be in total control.
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However, Rebekah hit back at Luke’s claims with a resolute response when they were released back in November 2017 before she went into the woods of I’m A Celebrity.
In a statement released to the Sunday Mirror, her rep said: “It is frustrating that Luke feels the need to sell another bogus story about the mother of a seven-year-old son.
“He made these statements through a friend in another newspaper more than 18 months ago and Mrs Vardy made it very clear that she had separated from Mr Foster a few months before meeting Jamie Vardy, despite Despite being a good mom, she kept their family together for a few more months so the kids could have a ‘normal’ Christmas without mess and disruption.
“There are many reasons for their relationship to fall apart but before leaving for Australia this month Ms Vardy was threatened by Mr Foster to sell the story, however she advised us to choose not to comment directly on the story. Mr. Foster because he is the father of his son and she is more concerned with his son’s health and privacy than she has made public Mr. Foster’s name along with his list of wrongdoings. in the past.
“Mr. Foster has a new girlfriend and a new baby, he should make an effort to focus on them instead of trying to hurt Mrs Vardy and conversely hurt his son, who will surely hear about the story. this at school.”
Luke and Becky met in 2007 when he was a defender for Conference team Oxford United – and the single mother already has daughter Megan from a previous relationship.
Recalling their early days, Luke said they were nice and Becky took care of him but she liked the luxuries in life.
Luke said: “Becky likes the finer things in life. She wants the biggest house on the street, expensive handbags. She drives my Merc, I have a Picasso. She even won’t let me drive my own car.”
They bought a beautiful townhouse in Northampton with a mortgage that “cannot be paid” and Luke said she loves sitting in the box with other WAGs.
Confessing things turned sour when Luke moved to League Two club Mansfield Town, he said: “I’ll pay for things that I can’t really afford. I’ll take another credit card… It all fell apart in the end.”
Luke suggested that Becky’s interest in him dwindled as he failed to join a top team and turned to the likes of Stevenage, Preston and Lincoln.
He said she found it a struggle and claimed she even refused to work in the clothing store they owned together.
We can’t do everything she wants, but that’s life. “When I moved from Preston to Lincoln, my pay dropped and Becky would say, ‘We can’t live on that.’ But it’s still more than my friend makes as a builder. I’ll go ‘What planet are you on?’
“We had a shop: I put £10,000 in it, a loan from my father. She refused to work there, said she wouldn’t do it for free and it was boring. I decided to shut it down. Maybe if I’d been a little stronger at that point I wouldn’t have gotten into the mess.”
Among Luke’s claims was that Becky banned him from traveling to Las Vegas to celebrate his promotion and made him drive an old Citroën while she drove his Mercedes.
The couple split in 2013, but Luke said it was “one of their friendliest times” as they put their son’s interests first.
Luke got Rebekah a job at the Viper Rooms nightclub in Sheffield, which ironically was where she met Jamie while celebrating his 27th birthday.
“I’m relieved. I thought ‘thank God’ she took my hand,” said Luke, who admits he really feels sorry for Jamie.
Luke, who has met Jamie a few times, added: “I feel sorry for him because it’s all under Becky’s control. It’s either my way or the highway to her. I failed my mom. in the six months I was with Becky It was over a trivial matter but I sided with Becky My mother was heartbroken.
“Becky stopped me from going out with my friends. I even missed going to Las Vegas with my Stevenage teammates.
“We got promoted and the club was paying us to go celebrate and I was told I couldn’t go. She said ‘If you go, we’re over.” I wanted to celebrate one of the pinnacle of my career but couldn’t. “