Monday 22 October 2018

Brand Beckham: the perfect picture of money and fame

The couple formerly known as Posh and Becks have a full-time job maintaining a flawless family image, writes Sophie Donaldson

Victoria and David team up for a previous Armani photo. Photo: Getty
Victoria and David team up for a previous Armani photo. Photo: Getty
Sophie Donaldson

Sophie Donaldson

After 19 years of marriage, the Beckhams have become adept at repudiating even a suggestion of matrimonial doom.

After a particularly nasty set of rumours abounded during the summer that their marriage was ending, they were compelled to issue separate statements denying that divorce was imminent, with a spokesperson labelling the stories as "nonsense".

Because we live in an age when a Snapchat confession bears infinitely more weight than an official statement, Victoria attempted to quash any residual whispers by uploading a romantic snap of herself and David at dinner celebrating their 19th wedding anniversary, with the caption "I love you".

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