Victoria Beckham's Birthday 'Cake' Proves She Doesn't Know How to Party

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victoria beckham fruit plateIt should probably go without saying that Victoria Beckham has some serious food issues. David Beckham's wife has said that she thinks she has the average woman's body, and a while back, when she was pregnant with baby Harper, she made headlines for making a special request while dining out with a famous chef. So I guess it's really no surprise that for her birthday this week, when she dined out with Becks and their brood at L.A. eatery Nobu Matsuhia, she totally passed on the birthday cake. Instead, she really went to town on a birthday fruit plate. Um ...

'Course being who she is, she felt it necessary to broadcast this sad excuse for an indulgence along by tweeting a pic of it alongside the caption, "Birthday lunch!!! such a lovely day!!!! X vb." Oh, Victoria. Victoria Victoria.

Now, who the heck knows if she was only having the fruit plate with her birthday lunch, and later, she'll enjoy a big fat piece of fudge cake in the privacy of their posh mansion? But I highly doubt it. This is a woman who seems to subsist on leafy greens, the occasional piece of steamed fish, and fruit as a "special treat."

Sure, she's got a body plenty of women would envy, but honestly, picking fruit over cake is pitiful. Your birthday comes around once a year, and birthday cake is just something that comes with the territory. Not to mention that it is one of the best treats ever -- one most of us consider the holy grail of desserts as a kid and even as you get older. Why do I say holy grail? Because, since it's your birthday, it's supposed to be your favorite.

For instance, my fiance always requests a Carvel Fudgy the Whale ice cream cake, because he has such good memories of it from when he was a kid. My father's all-time fave is Key Lime pie, so we usually try to have that classic summer treat for his August b-day. Why shouldn't they have one slice of their #1 indulgence? 

It's pretty clear why Posh feels she shouldn't. The woman's just way too hung up on being thin to dig into a piece of birthday cake or pie. She's eating fruit instead. And that's terribly sad.

Do you agree indulgence is a must on your birthday? What's your fave birthday treat?


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dylan... dylansmamama

pitiful? maybe she doesn't like the taste of cake. maybe she has a sugar sensitivity like my son does.You are writing this like she was out kicking puppies. This article is pitiful.


You should applaud her for eating healthy.  Let her celebrate HER birthday how she wants to.

nonmember avatar HS

I think it's a cool idea. Everybody can get down with some fruit but a lot of ppl don't like cake. I've resorted to cupcakes since guests usually pass on a slice of cake, usually because the slices end up being much larger than originally intended. Not to mention Edible Arrangements makes a killing off fruity "desserts". So I'm not sure what the big deal is here and I wasn't aware we were supposed to be so sensitive to what others enjoy on their own birthdays.

ashjo85 ashjo85

Hey nothing tastes as good as skinny feels. But hey, birthday cake doesn't have calories, DUH!

nonmember avatar Laura

I love fruit. And I love sweets, too. But sometimes I would love nothing more than to pig out on a big plate of fruit. I am a dual citizen and in my other country, Lebanon, fruit is usually served as the final course as the dessert in a multi-course meal.

Rhond... RhondaVeggie

I'd way rather have fruit than cake too.

Melis... Melissa042807

Maybe she just likes fruit...? I mean, I like fruit. Fruit is yummy. Especially if it's fresh and in-season, as it's likely to be in California. I usually choose fresh fruit-based desserts over cake or ice cream if I'm visiting a region where I know the fruit is super-fresh. 

nonmember avatar Erynn

I am so tired of people shaming thin women when they seemingly aren't stuffing themselves with junk food. Not everyone is made happy by eating a ton of crap, sorry to say. Just because you would prefer a "huge slice of cake" doesn't mean Victoria Beckham is depriving herself, or whatever. The fact is you don't know her, you don't understand her situation, and this post serves nothing more than to criticize her unfairly. The more people like you promote thin-shaming as an acceptable way to treat other women, the less likely we are to move past body snarking of any kind.

angie... angiea2105

I love fruit and that looks great! I would pick that over a sugary slice of cake any day!

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