Victoria Beckham Opened Up About That Resurfaced Interview Where She Was Weighed On Live TV Two Months After Giving Birth

The host not only presented a visibly uncomfortable Victoria with a set of scales and forced her to stand on them, but proceeded to read out her exact weight to the nation.

Victoria Beckham has opened up about a resurfaced interview from 1999 where the host of a British TV show forced her to be weighed live on air.

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In the clip, which was filmed just two months after Victoria gave birth to her first child, Brooklyn, the host Chris Evans can be seen interrogating her on her post-pregnancy body.

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“A lot of girls want to know, because you look fantastic again,” he says. “How did you get back to your shape after birth?’

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Victoria explains her exercise regime and dispels rumors that husband and soccer player, David Beckham, helped her train. The host then asks: “Is your weight back to normal?”

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After confirming that she is back to her pre-pregnancy weight, the host then asks: “Can I check, do you mind?” before presenting a set of scales.

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Visibly uncomfortable, Victoria says: “Oh no,” before commenting that Chris had made her bandmate, Geri Halliwell — who has been open about having an eating disorder — do the same thing during a different appearance on the show.

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“This is horrible,” she says. Victoria then steps on the scales while Chris reads out her exact weight to both the live audience and the nation.

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The clip recently resurfaced and went viral, with people highlighting how uncomfortable and problematic the whole section was.

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And Victoria has now had her say, suggesting that the segment never would’ve been conceived of let alone aired today.

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“I went on a TV show called Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush with Chris Evans many years ago and I’d just had Brooklyn and lost a lot of weight after,” she told Vogue Australia. “It happened to my mum after her pregnancies. It doesn’t mean you have an eating disorder.”

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“He made me stand on the scales to be weighed,” she went on. “Can you imagine doing that nowadays?!”

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Going on to comment on the media’s fixation on her weight more generally, Victoria said she’s struggled with reading harsh headlines for over two decades.

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“I’ve had ‘Porky Posh’ on a headline, I’ve had ‘Skeletal Posh,'” she said.

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“After I had Brooklyn, there was a picture on the front page of a newspaper pointing to every single part of my body where I had to focus on losing the weight from,” she added.

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