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Brand Beckham

by | 10th, March 2006

‘IS there anything we don’t know about Posh and Becks? We’ve seen them at work, at play, in the back seat of a car and read thrilling insights into their amazing life together in autobiographies and glossy magazines.

What does Loos have to hide?

We have been left in no doubt that Victoria and Day-vid are deliciously happy and so very much in love.

Problem is, dissenting voices have wondered what it is they are in love with. Could they adore less each other and more the fame and cash their relationship brings? Are they a mere product?

The couple’s former nanny Abbie Gibson thought so. In an article in the News of The World, entitled “Posh and Becks on Rocks”, Gibson said the Beckhams’ marriage was a sham. They “cynically and hypocritically” sought to present an untrue image of their marriage to the public for financial reasons.

They were Brand Beckham, and we were the consumers, lapping up their sugary tales of love, more love and matching leather jackets to the point of nausea.

The Beckhams were appalled and aghast. They had been libelled. They would take the paper and the nanny to court, and they would win. As Posh said: “We do not deny that we promote ourselves as a happily married couple. We say that because it is true.”

And then, with the hearing scheduled for June, the Mail brings news that the Beckhams have changed their minds. They will not be taking the stand. The case has been dropped.

The paper says that so “desperate” were the couple to stop the

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