According to claims published yesterday, Terry was having an affair with French underwear model Vanessa Perroncel, who happens to be his wife’s best friend and the girlfriend of fellow England defender Wayne Bridge.
After learning that a Sunday tabloid was about to print a story about his romance with lingerie model Vanessa Perroncel, who was then the girlfriend of his England colleague Wayne Bridge, John Terry issued the super-injunction against the publication. The courts withdrew the gag order, and the scandal was made public, resulting in his losing his position as England captain.
Was John Terry’s affair with Wayne Bridge’s girlfriend a secret?
The romance between England captain Terry and Wayne Bridge’s girlfriend was disclosed when a court removed a stringent gagging order on the matter. Terry, 29, wanted to keep it a secret in order to safeguard his lucrative sponsorship arrangements, according to Mr Justice Tugendhat, who overturned the so-called super injunction in his ruling.
What happened to John Terry in 2002?
Terry was accused with assault and affray in 2002 after getting into a fight with a bouncer at a West London nightclub with Chelsea colleague Jody Morris and Wimbledon’s Des Byrne. Terry was released on bail after being charged with assault and affray. Terry was found not guilty of the allegations against him in court in August 2002.
Why did Terry Terry want to keep his affair secret?
- Terry, 29, wanted to keep it a secret in order to safeguard his lucrative sponsorship arrangements, according to Mr Justice Tugendhat, who overturned the so-called super injunction in his ruling.
- In a judgement issued last Friday when Terry discovered that a newspaper was ready to publish details of the incident, Terry was ordered to refrain from revealing even the existence of a legal gag order.