Anorak | Before Victoria

Before Victoria

by | 13th, May 2004

‘SO far so very good. The cover of this week’s Hello! suggests that Jamie and Louise Redknapp are taking the challenge to be the new Beckhams seriously.

‘If it’s a boy I’m gonna call him Manhattan’

We see Louise, the former pop star, lying prone on a chair, while her footballer husband puts his head on her pregnant stomach and looks inspired.

Now if they could just wear fewer clothes and show off some tattoos, and if his head could move a few inches up to her breasts, and if she can show more teeth, then we might be getting even closer.

But this is the Redknapps’ first time before the cameras. As the headline says: “EXCLUSIVE:


So having seen the snaps, let’s now take a look at the words, and see if Jamie and his elfin wife have picked up any more tips from Dave and Vicky.

The signs are in the affirmative, as Louise tells us about “her great husband…wonderful family and fantastic career”.

And well done indeed, as she goes onto say that her pregnancy is making her feel “fat” before giving a detailed account of that pregnancy to date.

And then the coup de grace. The patient build-up cannot go on indefinitely,

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