Brooklyn Beckham has sparked a debate about nepotism after he appeared to insinuate that he was in a position to afford his $1.2m sports activities automobile by means of his profession as an aspiring chef.
The eldest son of David and Victoria Beckham mentioned his purple McLaren P1 sports activities automobile, which was certainly one of simply 375 fashions produced, in addition to what he “does for a dwelling” whereas showing in a latest video with TikTok influencer Daniel Mac.
Mac, who goes by the username @itsdanielmac on the app, is well-known for his TikTok sequence which sees him strategy the drivers of luxurious vehicles to ask what they do for a dwelling.
In a video uploaded on Monday, Mac unwittingly approached the 23-year-old son of the previous Spice Women singer and athlete, who was driving his sports activities automobile in Los Angeles, California. Within the clip, Mac started by issuing his normal greeting, asking Beckham: “Hey man, what do you do for a dwelling? Your automobile is superior.”
In response, Beckham revealed that he recognised the TikToker, earlier than telling Mac: “I’m a chef.”
“You’re a chef?! Actually? Are you, like, the very best chef on the planet?” Mac proceeded to ask Beckham, to which the 23 yr outdated stated he was “attempting to be”.
Mac, who appeared to not recognise Beckham, then requested him what his “chef identify” is, at which level Beckham stated: “My identify’s Brooklyn.”
The video concluded with Mac asking Beckham to share any recommendation he has for these hoping to be taught extra about cooking, prompting the previous aspiring photographer to encourage folks to observe their passions. “Simply observe your ardour, no matter makes you cheerful,” he suggested.
Within the feedback beneath the TikTok, which has since been considered greater than 2.6m occasions, Mac confirmed that he hadn’t recognised Beckham whereas recording the video. “100 per cent didn’t recognise him at first,” he wrote. “Took this video on Rodeo Drive randomly final week.”
As for the response to Beckham’s feedback, the response has been blended, with many viewers mocking the 23 yr outdated for suggesting that his profession as a budding chef allowed him to buy his $1m sports activities automobile. Whereas Beckham has a powerful estimated internet value of $10m, he comes from an especially rich household, along with his well-known mom and father every boasting a internet value of $450m.
“Born right into a multimillionaire household and now married a billionaires’s daughter. However he’s a chef!!” one particular person commented, in reference to Beckham’s latest marriage to Nicola Peltz, the daughter of billionaire Nelson Peltz and former supermodel Claudia Peltz.
One other particular person stated: “Not him pretending being a chef acquired him that automobile… Brooklyn, please.”
“He would have gone up in my estimation if he had been trustworthy and stated my mum is Posh Spice,” another person claimed.
Others joked that Beckham is “David Beckham’s son for a dwelling,” whereas there have been additionally TikTok customers who famous that the profession title of chef is a comparatively new one for the 23 yr outdated, who has dabbled in careers starting from modelling to images prior to now few years.
After taking part in soccer for the Arsenal Soccer Membership till he was 16, Beckham enrolled in New York’s Parsons Faculty of Design in 2017 to pursue a level in images. He later printed a e book of images titled: “What I see.”
Following a modelling stint, the aspiring chef revealed throughout a latest interview with Selection that he finally realised cooking is his true ardour, and that his different profession aspirations have been merely hobbies.
“They have been form of all hobbies. I used to be nonetheless looking for that one factor I might actually die for, and I discovered that with cooking,” Beckham informed the outlet throughout an interview for its Energy of Younger Hollywood subject, the place he additionally famous that his dream is to at some point open a pub in Los Angeles, and presumably launch a line of his “personal sauces, knives, pots and pans”.
“I’m a chef however was a photographer like one week in the past,” one viewer joked, whereas one other stated: “Wasn’t he a photographer final week?”
Nonetheless, there have been additionally those that defended Beckham from the criticism on the idea that he earns his personal cash now, and can’t assist who his dad and mom are.
“Folks want to grasp he earns his personal cash now… well-known dad and mom may need helped him get into his work, however so what, not his fault his dad and mom are wealthy and well-known,” one particular person claimed, whereas another person praised Beckham’s “humble” angle. “Bless him, he didn’t even point out his surname or background… how humble,” they wrote.
In the course of the interview with Selection, Beckham addressed the mocking criticism he’s confronted since he started pursuing his newest profession, with the 23 yr outdated telling the outlet that he needs his critics “nicely”.
“I all the time want them nicely, the haters,” he stated. “I’m simply doing what I really like doing, staying wholesome, being pleased, and that’s what it’s.”