Wayne Rooney’s Private Life and the Public Interest [Updated]

5 09 2010

The News of the World and the Sunday Mirror have today both published what are described as “Exclusives” concerning England footballer Wayne Rooney and Jennifer Thompson, a 21 year old “hooker”.   It is said that Mr Rooney had sex with Ms Thompson 7 occasions over 4 months and chased her with sex texts whilst his wife Coleen was pregnant.   The News of the World has details about the sexual encounters – Ms Thompson giving an account of what is said to have taken place in their hotel room.  These stories give rise to a number of issues of interest to readers of this Blog. Read the rest of this entry »