‘It was me’ – The not-so-sudden plot twist at the Wagatha Christie trial

Rebekah Vardy must have seen the moment coming over the horizon like a train whose tracks she has been standing on for the last three months, but has declined to get out of its way

Rebekah Vardy arrives at the Royal Courts Of Justice, Picture date: Friday May 13, 2022. PA Photo. Rooney accused Vardy of leaking "false stories" about her private life in October 2019 after carrying out a months-long "sting operation" which saw her dubbed "Wagatha Christie". Yui Mok/PA Wire

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“It was me.” They’re three “Kind-Of-A-Big-Deal” words in affairs of this nature. In crime and courtroom dramas real or fictitious, the “it was me” moment tends to be where the plot starts to resolve itself.