Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rooney Girl Lifts Lid on Night out with Former United Star

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rooney Girl Lifts Lid on Night out with Former United Star

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LAURA Simpson has spoken out in a TV interview about her night out with Wayne Rooney.

Lettings agent Laura was with the former United footballer when he was arrested for drink-driving earlier this month near his home in Prestbury.

Yesterday she spoke out on This Morning with hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby about her time with the former Old Trafford captain.

Appearing on the daytime show, the 29-year-old said she had spoken with Coleen after her husband was arrested for drink-driving while in Laura's car.

Laura denied that she did 'laps' of clubs to seek footballers and that she 'had her eye' on Everton star Wayne.

She said: "I have been out with footballers before, but it's not something that I do.

"I didn't have my eye on him. Not at all.

"We just fell into talking to each other and that's the top and bottom of it."

Laura denied that she targets footballers on nights out, replying: "I'm not just attracted to footballers. I've been out with footballers but not solely footballers."

Asked about what happened before father-of-three Wayne, 31, was arrested she said: "It was a whirlwind. We just ended up at the car. …

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