David Beckham Rep Slams Divorce Report

Truth rating: 0
David Beckham Divorce Announcement Victoria March 2016

By Shari Weiss |

David Beckham Divorce Announcement Victoria March 2016


David and Victoria Beckham are NOT in the midst of a “down-low divorce,” despite a report. Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk the story. In a strongly-worded statement, a rep for David tells us the claims are a fabrication.

On Tuesday, one day after misrepresenting information about the Beckhams reorganizing their businesses, RadarOnline announces in a headline, “Down-Low Divorce? Insiders Say Beckhams Want Relationship Issues To Stay ‘Private.'” The accompanying story begins by asking, “Is another major Hollywood split on the horizon?”

The site then writes, “As exclusively reported, Victoria Beckham has ended her business partnership with longtime husband David. And now, it seems like the couple’s 16-year marriage could be next to go.” This is a lie. As Gossip Cop previously pointed out, the Beckhams separated their individual companies, and JOINTLY formed a new umbrella company that oversees them both. Far from “ending” their partnership, David and Victoria are co-owners of Beckham Brand Holdings Limited.

Furthermore, this was done in 2014. It is not a recent development. But RadarOnline uses that as the launching pad for this new split story, and quotes a so-called “insider” as saying, “There is a lot of buzz around the industry that David and Victoria are on the verge of a divorce. It’s no secret that they lead separate lives.”

In actuality, their lives remain very much intertwined, and the two stars are only physically separated at times for business obligations. Nevertheless, the webloid states, “Their split, if there is one, will be a much more private, low-key affair.” (Note the “if.”) And its supposed source claims, “They are waiting for a quiet time to make a short announcement about the status of their relationship. They don’t want a lot of attention around it. There won’t be any drama.”

Again, this is not true. But instead of Gossip Cop saying it, allow Beckham’s representative, who does not mince words. In a statement exclusive to Gossip Cop, the spokesperson says, “There is not one ounce of truth to this story. Anyone saying it is on a form of hallucinogenic drugs and should come back to reality.” Got that?

Share The Facts

David Beckham and Victoria Beckham are trying to keep their divorce private.


  1. Gossip Cop
  2. Mediaite
  3. LawNewz
  4. The Mary Sue