'It's not OK': Ugly NRL WAG war goes public
The ex-partner of Kieran Foran has become caught up in an ugly public spat with the fiancee of a former Bulldogs teammate.
On Sunday, Rebecca Pope, the mother of Foran's children, posted images of text messages she claimed were sent to her from Michael Lichaa's partner Kara Childerhouse.
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The messages accused Pope of being a "bad mother" and putting Foran through "hell".
It followed an earlier post from Pope in which she called out Childerhouse for her "completely disrespectful and horrible" comments.
"Just when I thought I had caught a break (no online abuse in over 6 months) I am again slammed with cyber bullying from a person I do not know," she wrote.
"I'm in disbelief that another woman can send such horrible online comments to a woman she has never met and whom doesn't know the truth of a family situation."
The posts were deleted over the weekend before Pope put up another post thanking followers and appearing to call out Foran, his new wife Karina, Lichaa and Childerhouse.
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Thank you for the love, respect and support you have shown in the last 24 hours. I am extremely grateful ❤️ It was evident to all, that the messages I received last night were completely unacceptable and a form of cyber-bullying. Put simply, if I had found out that my daughter had received a message of this nature, I would have reported it to the police last night. I would also hope that these four parents (one being my children’s father & one being my children’s current step-mother) would also do the same. I truly hope our children will never have to endure this sort of online abuse. Ever. It is NOT ok. [If you or someone you know are victims of cyber-bullying, please speak to a family member, friend, psychologist, lifeline 13 11 14 or the kids helpline 1800 55 1800 ❤️ ]
"It was evident to all, that the messages I received last night were completely unacceptable and a form of cyber-bullying," she posted.
"Put simply, if I had found out that my daughter had received a message of this nature, I would have reported it to the police last night. I would also hope that these four parents (one being my children's father and one being my children's current stepmother) would also do the same."
It is understood that Childerhouse was with Foran's current wife, Karina when she sent the messages to Pope.
Childerhouse has since deleted her Instagram account.
Foran and Lichaa have played together since Foran joined the Bulldogs in 2018.
Lichaa was released by the club at the end of last season and is yet to announce his future plans.