Tag Archives: David Beckham

Iconic British Things No.13: Football

“Football’s not a matter of life and death … it’s more important than that” – Bill Shankly, Liverpool FC manager.

News Roundup: Adele’s Throat Unharmed By Smoking

I know, it’s the first thing I thought too. Here’s Adele with a recurring throat problem, in which she blows her own voice out time and again, and apparently it has nothing to do with her fondness for the gaspers ...

News Roundup: Victoria Beckham’s Slipped Disc

We’re well used to the idea that celebrities fiercely guard their privacy at times of high public interest, like when a child is born into their family. But did you know that part of the reason Victoria Beckham wasn’t seen ...

News Roundup: David Beckham Loves His Little Girl

There’s something unique about being the father to a new daughter, as David Beckham has recently discovered. You’re not dealing with a miniaturised version of yourself, and no matter how your raise her, her experience of the ...

News Roundup: James McAvoy To Play Elton John?

Film biopics of musicians often follow a very similar pattern. There’s the childhood trauma, the discovery of talent, the struggling to get noticed, the fame, the drugs, the trouble that comes with success/fame/drugs, and the ...

News Roundup: ‘Harry Potter’ Rules Teen Choice Awards and the Hollywood Paparazzi Tires of Cheryl Cole

At Sunday night’s (August 7) Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles, it was the battle of the bespectacled boy wizard vs. the vampire, and to our enjoyment, it was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that came out on top over ...

News Roundup: The Beckhams’ Golden Tribute to Harper, Pete Doherty and Carla Bruni Pal Up, and Helen ‘Body of the Year’ Mirren

Y’know that family who’ve just had a new baby and they’re so smitten they can’t stop recording every aspect of their child’s growth? And changing their Facebook profile picture to a picture of the baby?

News Roundup: Helena Bonham Carter’s Clever Pitch, Daniel Craig Wants to Do Bollywood, and More Kids for the Beckhams?

Did you hear the story about the two Hollywood A-list stars who made a pitch to the BBC TV show Dragon’s Den? Well it goes like this:

News Roundup: Kate Moss to Pen Autobiography, Mark Ronson Honors Amy Winehouse, and David Beckham’s Fashion Plans

Now that we’re used to knowing what people in the public eye are thinking as soon as they think it, thanks to social media and the web, it seems curiously old-fashioned to realize that Kate Moss, one of the most famous women in ...

News Roundup: John Lydon’s House on Fire, Simon Cowell on J-Lo and Andy Serkis on Going Ape

• Former Sex Pistol John Lydon took time out from accepting an award at yesterday’s MOJO bash to explain to reporters that he is currently without a London home, because it burned to the ground. A faulty spin-drier is thought to be ...