Named: Imogen Thomas Premier League Footballer Affair to be Revealed as Super Injunction Broken by Wikipedia

All will be revealed.

THE Premier League star who had an affair with Big Brother babe Imogen Thomas has been named on the internet.

Wikipedia has also revealed the identities of three other celebrities who obtained gagging orders to hide their extra-marital romps.

The name of the footballer was added more than 10 times to his Wikipedia page as administrators struggled to remove it.

The site, which is read by more than 400million people a month, allows anyone to edit it.

The married football star had a six-month fling with former Miss Wales Imogen, 28, during which he claimed she was the “love of his life”.

But he ditched her once their affair became known and got his lawyers to threaten her with jail if she discussed their fling.

Users have been intent on naming the people who have used court injunctions to try to hide their identities.

Even though Wikipedia moderators keep removing the references from the celebrities’ pages, they can still be read via a historic log.

A Wikipedia spokesman said if the allegations were posted repeatedly the pages could be “locked” to limit access to them.

But he said because Wikipedia was based in the US, it was not bound by the injunctions.

He said: “The servers are based in the US so Wikipedia is not liable.

“People have tried to sue the foundation for libellous content but it’s been thrown out of court. Our material has to be really well referenced or it is chucked out immediately.” (Daily Star)

There are some reports stating that the footballer will be revealed in the Sunday papers as a certain tabloid appears to have decided to take a calculated risk by breaking the super injunction now that the information has appeared on another source, I.e. Wikipedia, not sure how valid such a decision would be or indeed if it would prevent the Premier League footballer from suing the well known newspaper.

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