Peter Andre has opened up about the emotional impact of Rebekah Vardy’s ‘chipolota’ comments returning to haunt him, after the WAG was quizzed on an article she gave to the News of the World in 2004 in her court hearing with Coleen Rooney
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- 11:48, 12 May 2022
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Peter Andre has spoken out about Rebekah Vardy's 'chipolota' penis jibes and says he has been 'mocked for 15 years' as he waded in on the ongoing libel battle between Rebekah and Coleen Rooney.
In 2004, Peter and Rebekah enjoyed a night of passion – which has burst back into the news after the WAG was forced to recall all the steamy details during the Wagatha Christie trial.
In the proceedings at London's High Court, Rebekah took to the stand to admit she regretted describing the singer's pecker as a "miniature chipolata" in a kiss-and-tell newspaper interview with the News of the World.
Peter Andre has spoken out after revealing he has dealt with mockery for 15 years
Peter has since spoken out about the claim, but on Thursday he felt it was right to share a video where he spoke about "taking the hit" as well as how much it has affected his mental health.
Sharing a video on Instagram, he began: "Hi everyone. Seeing as I haven't had much of a say in this, and just let everyone have a laugh and whatever, I'm just going to put it out."
He continued: "I've took it for 15 years. 15 years this has been going on and I kept quiet and I didn't say anything, and I let everyone have their laugh and I let everyone say what they wanted to say."
Speaking about Rebekah, he said: "Now, she's gone to court and admitted the story was made up, and she did that because her ex-husband forced her to do it.
Rebekah Vardy said she was forced to make the jibe
"Fair enough, but, put that all aside, and just think how it feels that if a man – or if I had said this – about her anatomy, or a man said something about a woman's anatomy, there would be outrage."
He added: "You've got to understand, what's even worse is 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 of 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. The only one that sits there and takes hit after hit about it is me."
"I'll be laughing about it for a while, but, think about how it would feel if it was the other way around, that's all I'm saying," he concluded.
Speaking about the toll it has taken on his metal health, Peter added: "It's not fair that something like this can happen again and again and again and we talk about all sorts of things, about mental health, about being kind and all that sort of stuff, and nothing seems to change."
Peter titled the emotional post: "My thoughts on Rebekah V: Please swipe to see all three vids. Here I was this morning sat in my robe feeling like I had to say something. Feel free to come to your own conclusion."
The post was liked by Piers Morgan and commented on by Katie Price's ex Kieran Hayler, as they showed support to Peter.
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