Revealed: Pretty Little Thing model with thousands of Instagram followers is convicted drug dealer convicted of selling cocaine and heroin
- Rebecca Vieira, 25, was convicted of possessing Class A drugs with intent to deliver them
- The influencer describes himself as a ‘public figure’ and has 166,000 followers
- She was caught transporting cocaine and heroin along the A23 in Surrey in 2017
A Pretty Little Thing model with thousands of Instagram followers is a convicted drug dealer who was convicted of selling cocaine and heroin.
Rebecca Vieira, 25, regularly models outfits for fashion companies for her 166,000 followers on Instagram – where the mother-of-one describes herself as a ‘public figure’.
She spoke today after it was revealed that she was convicted of cocaine and heroin possession with intent to supply in 2019.
Formerly known as Rebecca Marques, Vieira is currently dating former Love Island contestant and Blazing Squad member Marcel Somerville.
She says an ex pressured her to carry Class A drugs – before she was finally caught by police in Merstham, Surrey, in 2019.
Rebecca Vieira, 25, was jailed in 2019 after admitting to being in possession of cocaine and heroin with intent to deliver
Since her release from prison in 2019, Vieira, formerly Rebecca Marques, had modeled clothes for some of the UK’s biggest brands on her Instagram page
Speak to the Sunday people, the former star of MTV’s Celebrity Bumps said: “ I stopped and took the punishment because I felt I had no choice. Fortunately, I was able to get out of that situation safely, but I still have nightmares.
“I am now a stronger person and encourage people to seek help when they need it, rather than being stuck and manipulated.”
In January 2019, Vieira admitted she was twice in possession of Class A drugs with the intention of supplying them.
According to GetSurreyshe was stopped by police on the A23 in Merstham in September 2017, after initially not stopping for officers.
At the time of her conviction, Surrey police said they had found a ‘large amount of cash’ along with two cell phones and cocaine wrappers in the model’s car near Merstham.
Surrey police told the newspaper they had found “a large amount of cash and two cell phones,” along with individual cocaine papers.
She was jailed for 20 months in 2019 but was released early and returned to Instagram in November of that year.
Returning to the social media app, she posted a photo with the caption, “What you feed, grows, has taken time to see the bigger picture.”
Since her release, she has appeared on MTV’s Celebrity Bumps and is currently dating former Love Island contestant and Blazing Squad member Marcel Somerville.
Since her release, she has appeared on MTV’s Celebrity Bumps while pregnant with her son.
Vieira continues to post on Instagram modeling various clothing brands.
Last week she shared a family photo, writing, “ Ultimately it’s all about family and those who love you things are thrown at you to break you, but as long as you have a strong support system you can get through anything, I’m forever grateful to my family and friends I call family. ‘