SAMANTHA Faiers looked downcast as she kept focused on her phone – hours after ending her friendship with Ferne McCann.
Sam was today pictured for the the first time since the explosive showbiz bust-up was revealed.
The voice on the leaked recordings – allegedly sent by Ferne to a third party – diz: “Sam Faiers is a fat c***. Her thighs are so big and I looked really skinny today.”
The voice in the message is not confirmed to be Ferne.
Fans have been left shell-shocked by the alleged revelations, with insiders since opening up about the pair’s rocky relationship.
Uma fonte disse ao The Sun: Ferne was said to be “jealous of Sam’s perfect life”.
Eles disseram: “It’s like Ferne was jealous of how perfect Sam’s life was – she’s got the perfect house and kids and partner, while it’s fair to say that Ferne has struggled in the past.
“I wouldn’t be surprised if it was jealousy that was driving the rivalry.”
Both Sam’s and Ferne’s reps have been approached for comment.
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Sam and Ferne grew up together in Essex and later co-starred in The Only Way Is Essex – but Sam left in 2014 and Ferne quit two years later.
Their friendship became strained in 2017 when Ferne launched her own reality show, Ferne McCann: First Time Mum, which documented her pregnancy and the birth of daughter Sunday, who she shares with ex Arthur Collins.
The launch of the programme came a few years after Sam launched The Baby Diaries, which was swiftly followed by The Mummy Diaries – and sources say Sam thought Ferne was “copying her”.
It was believed their rift ended in 2018 no Sam’s sister Billie’s hen do in Ibiza – as Ferne is best friends with Billie, the pair had to come face to face.
Since the leaked messages, Sam has ended her 20-year friendship with Ferne.
Yesterday Sam’s mum Suzie branded the voicenote a “vile attack”, telling her followers [if these are from Ferne]: “This has come as a complete shock to myself and my family.
Eu obviamente pensei sobre isso, mas eu tinha um trabalho a fazer.”
“Ferne has always been a very close family member to all of us over the past 20 anos.
“It appears the voicenote was sent just weeks after Samantha gave birth back in May.”