THE former companion of Bulldogs star Jake Stringer has made explosive accusations towards the star ahead in a bombshell interview the place she revealed the ugly circumstances behind their messy cut up.
Celebrity mum blogger Abby Gilmore has informed The Herald Sun of the day her life “crumbled” when she obtained a surprising textual content message from a 17-year-old woman claiming to be in a sexual relationship along with her ex-fiance.
It was the day her “perfect life” was turned on its head.
Gilmore and Stringer cut up in August, 2016, however the standard former footy WAG says she is talking out about her ordeal now to spice up her sense of self respect and to be a optimistic instance for different girls coping with related conditions.
She is now attempting to create the most effective life she will be able to for his or her two youngsters — Arlo, 1, and Milla, three.
The 24-year-old, who this 12 months signed up as an envoy for girls’s psychological well being charity Liptember, went into painful element about her separation from Stringer.
She mentioned she was hanging round a health club with considered one of Stringer’s greatest mates at the Bulldogs, star defender Jason Johannisen, when she obtained the textual content that has turned her life on its head.
She mentioned the texts she would later obtain from the identical woman and from others included bare images of her former companion together with claims Stringer had been cheating for 4 months.
“Jake had gone out to get lunch and I was just chilling with JJ when I got this message and just went pale. I showed Jason,” Gilmore informed The Herald Sun.
“We both had no idea.”
She mentioned the texts she obtained from the 17-year-old woman claimed Stringer and the woman had been in a sexual relationship for 4 months with the complete information of the woman’s mother and father, who have been Western Bulldogs supporters.
“When I confronted him, Jake said, ‘I’m so sorry I love you’,” she mentioned.
“I mentioned ‘Fine, I have a six-week-old what can I do?’. I used to be embarrassed.
“We all continuously scroll by way of different folks’s excellent lives on social media. I assumed I had that excellent life and so was ashamed when all of it got here crumbling down.”
Among the numerous explosive accusations Gilmore makes within the interview is a declare she was exiled by the Western Bulldogs as she went by way of the messy separation with Stringer main as much as and after their well-known 2016 AFL premiership.
She says many gamers supported her, however she was left to really feel like an outcast by the soccer membership till the information of her separation from Stringer lastly broke in February this 12 months.
“When it all blew up I was turned away from the club. I couldn’t believe it, the senior people just didn’t want to hear me out,” she mentioned.
“But the Bulldogs players showed they cared. I’m proud of them for that. They were disgusted by his behaviour, doing that to me when I was pregnant. They let him know it.”
She additionally reveals Stringer has been battling points surrounding playing, claiming the 23-year-old footballer suffers from a playing habit.
AFL gamers are banned from betting on any type of AFL, however Gilmore claims Stringer’s playing losses exceeded $100,000 earlier than their separation.
She says her former companion didn’t get the assistance he wanted at the Western Bulldogs.
“The environment at a football club is concerning. Everything around footy is dictated on betting,” she mentioned.
“How do you cease one thing when all you might be surrounded by is playing?
“It’s nonetheless such a person’s world. I want he might have walked in and mentioned, ‘Guys, I have a massive gambling addiction, can you help me?’. But he would by no means do this, no approach, he would say it was too embarrassing.”
The information comes at a vital second in Stringer’s future with the outcast star reportedly set to tell his suitors on grand ultimate day which membership he’ll search a commerce to throughout the 2017 AFL commerce interval.
It follows stories the Bulldogs wish to transfer him on on account of his falling out with coach Luke Beveridge.
Stringer is reportedly set to resolve on Saturday if he desires to be traded to Geelong or Essendon.
Gilmore’s revelations could put this commerce transfer in jeopardy.
According to stories, the Bulldogs have been looking for a first-round draft choose in change for releasing Stringer whereas nonetheless underneath contract at the membership.
Essendon has higher bargaining energy to get a commerce performed with the Bulldogs as a result of the Bombers nonetheless have their first spherical choose for the 2017 AFL Draft, whereas Geelong doesn’t have a choose on draft night time till the second spherical.
However, with Gilmore’s revelations on Saturday portraying her former companion as a dangerous recruitment goal, the Bulldogs could must decrease their asking value to get a deal performed.
The newest revelations might additionally probably weaken the playing cards Stringer has to play at the negotiating desk with regards to agreeing on his wage together with his subsequent soccer membership.