David Beckham Teased Wife Victoria About Her Super White Teeth: "It's Ross from Friends"

David Beckham teased wife Victoria Beckham about her super white teeth—in a rare Instagram photo in which she smiles—commenting, "It's Ross from Friends."

paris, france january 18 david beckham and his wife victoria beckham attend the louis vuitton menswear fallwinter 2018 2019 show as part of paris fashion week on january 18, 2018 in paris, france photo by bertrand rindoff petroffgetty images
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As a woman who's been told to smile on the street by a football stadium's worth of men I don't know, I have to applaud Victoria Beckham for not only refusing to smile on cue, but making it her trademark. Asked by Vogue in 2015 why she chooses to keep it solemn on the red carpet and elsewhere, she offered an instantly iconic response (opens in new tab): "I'm smiling on the inside," she said. "I feel that I have a responsibility to the fashion community."

But that doesn't mean she can't smile when the mood takes her! See: the latest Instagram post from her son, Cruz Beckham, which he appropriately captioned, "Apparently my mum does smile." In fact, you're probably likely to see a slightly smilier Victoria from here on out: She told (opens in new tab) Glamour UK last year, "I want to be honest. In the past, I’ve probably hidden behind my armor—the not smiling publicly, for instance. There’s less of that now."

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Husband David Beckham, however, did not notice a smiley Victoria, or a cute mother-son photo; instead, all he saw were a set of exceptionally white teeth. "How white are mums @victoriabeckham teeth?" he commented, as spotted (opens in new tab) by Hollywood Life. "It's Ross from Friends." Rude! If said Friends reference doesn't ring any bells, enjoy the scene below:

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Emily Dixon is a British journalist who’s contributed to CNN, Teen Vogue, Time, Glamour, The Guardian, Wonderland, The Big Roundtable, Bust, and more, on everything from mental health to fashion to political activism to feminist zine collectives. She’s also a committed Beyoncé, Kacey Musgraves, and Tracee Ellis Ross fan, an enthusiastic but terrible ballet dancer, and a proud Geordie lass.