Victoria Beckham: Boobs Out, Baby In?

After photos revealed Victoria Beckham sporting a significantly flatter bosom on The Spice Girls tour, word on the rumor mill is that she had her breast implants removed. A source tells The Daily Mail that Victoria “had her implants taken out for the tour so she can fit into the costumes without the risk of them falling out during some of the more energetic routines” on The Spice Girls’ tour. Of course, Victoria has been coy about whether her enormous knockers came from her mama or from a surgeon’s table, but her recent pics seem to, at least, indicate some funny business.

Now there’s a report from Page Six suggesting we may see another Posh transformation in the coming months:

During a Spice Girls concert on Friday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Geri Halliwell was rumored to have announced, “She’s pregnant!” during the call-out segment of “Wannabe.” You know, when the girls sing, “We got G like MC who likes it on an Easy V doesn’t come for free, she’s a real lady,” but instead of that last line, Ginger pointed at Posh’s tummy and made the announcement.

Yes, I know it’s shocking that a woman of her size could create another human being, but she’s already spat three little nippers out of her size minus-two frame.

The 13-year-old Mariah Carey Christmas hit “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is the highest-ranking of several holiday songs entering the UK Top 40 this week. It jumps all the way up to No. 8. Leona Lewis is just chillin’ at No. 1, holding it down for a seventh straight week. T2 and Girls Aloud maintain their runners-up spots. And Soulja Boy Tell ‘em‘s “Crank That” dance craze has landed on UK shores: now, little British boys and girls from Bristol to Belfast are learning to “Superman that ho!” Nice.

1. Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love
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2. T2 ft. Jodie Aysha – Heartbroken
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3. Girls Aloud – Call the Shots
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4. Timbaland ft. New Republic -Apologize
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5. Take That – Rule the World
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6. Alicia Keys – No One
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7. Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse -Valerie
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8. Mariah Carey – All I Want ForChristmas Is You
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9. Shayne Ward – Breathless
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10. Soulja Boy Tell ‘em – Crank That(Soulja Boy)
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In other news:

  • It’s a British tradition: predicting who’ll have the Christmas No. 1. But are the songs that claim this achievement destined to be rubbish? The Guardian‘s Peter Robinson thinks so.
  • Led Zeppelin is likely on-stage at the O2 Arena as we speak. The Guardian has video of Zep fans camping outside of the venue. NME is live-blogging the concert from inside the O2 Arena. Meanwhile, a Welsh vicar in Wales has told crazed Led Zeppelin fans to stop visiting Bron-yr-Aur, the cottage where the band wrote their third album.
  • Yikes: The Spice Girls’ Vegas gig was half-empty, The Daily Mail reports.
  • Amy Winehouse‘s mother Janis has submitted a letter to News of the World pleading with her daughter to come home: “I hope you understand why I’m writing this. We have spoken recently but many people will wonder why I haven’t run down to whatever hotel you’re staying in, scooped you up and taken you home for a hot bath and a steaming bowl of chicken soup. It’s because your father and I know what you’re like, Amy. We want to help you, but we know that unless you want to be helped – unless you come to us – anything we tried would be in vain. ”
  • However, Mitch Winehouse, Amy’s dad, tells The Mirror: “It is absolute rubbish to suggest that no one has been in touch with Amy. I’ve seen her five times myself last week. We’re getting sick of the sight of each other, we are seeing each other that much.”
  • Meanwhile, Amy is Karl Lagerfeld’s “muse.” “She is the new Brigitte [Bardot],” he says.(The Sun)
  • Sir Paul McCartney will receive the Outstanding Achievement in Music award at next year’s Brits. Last year’s winner? Oasis. As Noel Gallagher would say, “It’s a bit mental, innit?”(The Sun)
  • “It” singer Adele has won the first Brit Awards Critics’ Choice award for up-and-coming artists.(BBC)
  • Alex James is a man of many talents. Blur bassist. Cheese enthusiast. Guardian blogger. Now he’s been selected as a judge on the 2007 Costa Book Awards panel.(BBC)

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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