David Beckham's hilarious fake statue prank will leave you in stitches

13 March, 2019, 15:50 | Author: Isabel Grant
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In a clip released on Monday's The Late Late Show, Beckham was shocked at the sculpture, calling it "embarrassing" before asking the film crew to turn off the cameras.

But during The Late Late Show with James Corden on Monday night in the U.S., the TV host played a clip in which he came up with an elaborate hoax to trick Beckham before the statue was revealed.

So it was understandable how upset David Beckham got at the unveiling of his ugly statue on Monday - all part of a genius prank by James Corden.

Beckham was shockingly calm about the whole thing, and tried to make the case that the statue wasn't fit to be put outside the stadium, pointing out his horrifying eyes and significantly enlarged posterior.

"Look at how long my arms are", Beckham says of the fake statue that didn't capture his likeness.

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Beckham's reaction to the statue is priceless.

In the video below, the prank's process began two months earlier with their props department at CBS. "I mean, look at my chin".

".I mean, look at my chin", he pointed out. It doesn't really look nothing like me. "The only thing that looks good is the hair and that's about it. Look at my bum, look at my arse", he lamented. My parents are coming over from London, my wife. "There is no way it can go at the front of the stadium", David explained before attempting to leave the studio. I really don't see how this can go out.

But Beckham couldn't help smiling when a forklift driver "accidentally" crashed into the statue ― and Corden emerged to reveal the prank and demand, "What's happened?"

Finding it hysterical, Corden then rushed in to reveal the joke, cue lots of bleeped expletives from Beckham, embarrassed that he'd fallen for it, but mightily relieved this wasn't the real deal.



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