The 43-year-old former glamour mannequin is claimed to have despatched Kieran Hayler a message on 21 January this 12 months, by which she branded his new companion, Michelle Penticost, a “c***ing whore” and a “gutter slag”.
Price was banned from contacting Penticost straight or not directly on 3 June 2019, beneath the phrases of a five-year restraining order.
She was fined for hurling a foul-mouthed “tirade of abuse” at her throughout a row in a college playground.
Price, carrying white trainers, a inexperienced tracksuit and a black gilet, appeared at Crawley Magistrates’ Courtroom on Wednesday, accused of contacting Penticost not directly in breach of the restraining order.
She was supported by her actuality TV star fiance Carl Woods, 33, who sat within the public gallery.
The courtroom heard that her message to Hayler could have been triggered by an Instagram put up by Penticost, which she denies was geared toward Price.
Price’s message learn: “Tell your c***ing whore, piece of shit, girlfriend not to start on me.
“She has a restraining order so shouldn’t try antagonise me as she is in breach and I’m sure she doesn’t want people knowing that she was having an affair with you behind my back. That gutter slag.”
Price, who turned a family title across the flip of the millennium, stood within the dock to verify her title, deal with and date of delivery, earlier than pleading not responsible to the only cost, which might be tried in both the magistrates’ courtroom or the Crown Courtroom.
Joe Harrington, defending, mentioned: “The issues relate to her mental health and the triggers which led to sending that message.”
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Requested the place she wished the trial to be heard, Price mentioned: “The Crown Court please.”
District Choose Amanda Kelly mentioned the offence carries a most sentence of as much as 5 years’ imprisonment and warned Price: “You are in really grave danger of going to prison.”
She mentioned: “This is a very serious allegation in which it is alleged you used indirectly vile and nasty language towards Ms Penticost, someone you were prohibited from contacting directly or indirectly by a restraining order.”
The choose granted Price bail forward of a plea and trial preparation listening to on 25 Could at Lewes Crown Courtroom, on situation she doesn’t contact Penticost both straight or not directly, apart from handing over youngsters.
“It seems to me, Ms Price, that all of the children caught up in your relationships past and present need their adults to behave like adults,” the choose mentioned. “Stop exposing them to very public squabbles.”