Rebecca Loos is back: do you think she was right to sell her story?


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Remember Rebecca Loos?

She faced a public backlash when she sold her story about an alleged affair with David Beckham nine years ago, although the Beckhams have always denied these allegations.

At the time, the former PA took full advantage of her new found fame appearing on reality shows and in lads mags, even entering into a gay marriage for a TV show. Now married to husband Sven with family in Norway, she’s appeared on Daybreak to discuss the past and her regret (to a degree):

“Obviously I’m a mother now and married myself…knowing what I know now I would definitely have gone about things quite differently…I think I was quite young and foolish and reckless…”

Asking if she regrets the impact on Victoria and David for selling her story, she said:

“Probably. Yes, I think I do…I think I maybe could have gone about it in a kinder way. I don’t regret speaking out but I regret the way I went about it.”

When told that she did appear to love every minute of the new found celebrity lifestyle, she replied:

“I did try to enjoy it as much as I could…in the end I paid a price by feeling quite lonely and depressed.”

Also questioned whether she understood the public backlash at the expense of other people’s hurt, she responded:

“It’s very different if you look at different countries. I didn’t get much of a backlash in Spain. It’s a very different culture there… I think it’s a culture thing.”

And asked why she came back?

“Quite a few people had been writing to me on Twitter and on my website saying “Where are you? We miss you. What’s happened to you? What’s happened to Rebecca Loos? I thought it’d be nice to do an interview to say this is where I am, this is what I’m doing.”