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Brooklyn Beckham defends his dad David after leaked emails scandal

The Beckham family are looking to move on from David's leaked email, with Brooklyn highlighting one the footballer's best achievements - being a wonderful father.
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Following his father David’s leaked email fiasco, Brooklyn Beckham has made his stance clear.

The 17-year-old took to Instagram to voice his support.

Brooklyn shared a candid snap of the dad-of-four and his little sister Harper, simply captioning the photo with two love hearts.


Brooklyn’s post follows drama surround his dad’s personal emails were leaked.

European Media including The Sun were among the first to break the shocking news, which was originally released by Football Leaks, the sporting equivalent of WikiLeaks.

It’s alleged that David fell victim to a £1million blackmail plot, which revealed he only worked with UNICEF in the hopes to receive a knighthood.

One email saw the now-41-year-old dismissing lower honours, writing, “unless it’s a knighthood f–k off.”

He also expressed outrage over opera star Katherine Jenkins, who has spoken about her drug battle in the past, receiving a New Year Honours OBE.

“Katherine Jenkins OBE for what? Singing at the rugby and going to see the troops plus taking coke. F—ing joke.”

David received an OBE back in 2003.

David has since addressed the allegations through his representative.

His press chief Simon Oliveira told The Sun that the emails gave a “deliberately inaccurate picture” of his views.

“This story is based on outdated material taken out of context from hacked and doctored private emails from a third party server and gives a deliberately inaccurate picture,” he said.

Meanwhile, UNICEF are standing by the sporting legend.

The 41-year-old, who is UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador, has raised millions for children around the world, especially with The David Beckham 7 Fund.

The charity released a statement which read:

“UNICEF has become aware of media reports relating to 7: The David Beckham Unicef Fund.”

“Some reports relate to alleged private correspondence between our ambassador and other parties, which we have not seen and cannot comment upon.”

“David Beckham has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2005.

“As well as generously giving his time, energy and support to help raise awareness and funds for UNICEF’s work for children, David has given ­significant funds personally.”

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The revelations has stirred many, including Piers Morgan.

The British commentator was quick to share his opinion regarding the controversy, who branded Victoria Beckham’s husband as “repulsive” before musing, “Oh. My. God. RIP Brand Beckham…”

He later tweeted, “Nobody will be envious of David Beckham by tomorrow. They will all be sickened by him”.

According to a close friend of David’s, the 41-year-old is “saddened” by the situation.

Speaking to The Mirror, they said, “He is very calm at the moment because he knows the great work that he has done for UNICEF. But he is just saddened that people would question all of that work.”

“Genuinely, he wasn’t as vitriolic as that, but you do say some things in private and in the heat of the moment.”

“To be honest, he does feel that he has given so much to his country. And sometimes you say things in private that anyone would say and you don’t really mean it.”

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