Rebecca Loos garnered significant media attention in 2004 when she claimed she had an affair with David Beckham. Rebecca, 46, was working as the professional soccer player’s assistant and alleged that they had a sexual relationship while David, 48, was married to Victoria Beckham, which David denied at the time. David and Victoria, 49, rehashed the alleged affair in their new Netflix documentary, Beckham, leading Rebecca to speak out and say that David is playing “the victim.”
So, who is Rebecca Loos? Keep reading to learn more about the woman who is still claiming that she had an affair with David Beckham 20 years ago.
Rebecca was a model.
Rebecca was working as a model before she was David’s assistant. She did various commercial modeling jobs. After becoming famous from the alleged affair, Rebecca appeared on numerous television shows like Celebrity Love Island, Temptation Island, The X Factor: Battle of the Stars, and the Spanish version of Survivor. Today, Rebecca works as a a yoga teacher and massage therapist, according to her website.
Rebecca is Dutch.
Rebecca has Dutch citizenship, but she was born in Madrid, Spain. Her father was Dutch and her mother was British. She was living in Madrid at the time when David transferred from Manchester United to Real Madrid.
Rebecca is related to Piers Morgan.
Rebecca is the second-cousin of Piers Morgan. Piers was the editor of Daily Mirror when Rebecca came forward about her alleged affair with David. Piers said he realized they were related after she made the allegations.
Rebecca claimed she had an affair with David Beckham.
In 2004, Rebecca claimed that she and David had an affair in 2003 when she was working as his assistant while he was in Spain. At the time, she spoke with the U.K.’s News of the World, alleging that she and the athlete had “chemistry” and that she knew “an intimate part of his body that I think only women who’ve been in bed with him would know.” David vehemently denied the claims in a statement shortly after Rebecca came forward.
After Beckham came out on Netflix, Rebecca slammed David for how he discussed their alleged affair with his wife Victoria. “It’s all, ‘poor me.’ He needs to take responsibility,” she told Daily Mail in an interview published October 21. “He can say whatever he likes, of course, and I understand he has an image to preserve, but he is portraying himself as the victim and he’s making me look like a liar, like I’ve made up these stories.”
Rebecca continued, “Yes, the stories were horrible, but they’re true. He talks in the documentary about this ultimately being his private life, shutting it down. I think it’s one thing to keep your private life to yourself. It’s another thing to mislead the public.” Rebecca reiterated that the affair happened and that David have “dragged it back up again in a way that is affecting my reputation.”
Rebecca is married.
Rebecca started her own family after the alleged David Beckham scandal. She married Sven Christjar Skaiaa in 2012 and they have two sons together. Rebecca posts pictures of her husband and kids on her Instagram. They currently live in Norway.