David Beckham

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 …

News Roundup: Helen Mirren Cast in Phil Spector Biopic, Daniel Craig’s Cowboy Dreams, and Biebs’ Wish to Hang with the Beckhams

Dame Helen Mirren has stepped in to the breach to replace Bette Midler in a new HBO film about the trial of the notorious ’60s record producer Phil Spector. The film stars Al Pacino, and depicts Spector’s recent trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson. Bette had been set to play Spector’s lawyer Linda …

News Roundup: Morrissey Dismisses Fan from Show, Charlie Gilmour Goes to Jail, and Posh ‘n’ Becks Are Here to Stay

Morrissey is a man of high standards, and clearly judges himself by the quality of his sycophants. Why else would he have wished cheerful death upon the biographer Johnny Rogan? And why else would he take to the stage wearing a T-shirt denouncing the fansite Morrissey-solo.com, using very profane language indeed? And to add …