Victoria Beckham judged by critics for ‘gaunt’ and off-putting appearance

Critics panned Victoria's American Idol appearance, so could this be the end of her television career dreams?

Victoria Beckham made her debut on American Idol just yesterday, and the verdict is already in. But it’s not good.

After bagging a much-coveted guest spot on the judging panel of one of the biggest shows in the US, it could have been the start of big things for Victoria.

But it seems destined not to be, after the famous Mrs Beckham was panned by critics AND viewers for her appearance on the show.

Victoria was branded ‘off-putting’ and a ‘failure’ by those unimpressed with her on screen antics.

The Los Angeles Times said of her appearance: ‘The night’s saddest failure, however, was guest judge Victoria Beckham, who actually made plenty of appealing comments and bonded beautifully with fellow judge Kara DioGuardi but whose gaunt appearance was so off-putting it might have cost her the slot DeGeneres eventually won.’

But it seems Mrs B didn’t have that much of an impact on everyone.

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Contestant Janet McNamara had to have her memory jogged as to who the famous fashionista was, after getting the judges mixed up.

When Randy Jackson pointed to Victoria asking, ‘Do you know who this is?’ she replied: ‘That’s err… Victoria Beckham. David Beckham’s wife?’ Fellow judge then Kara laughed to Mrs B: ‘That’s all you are honey, sorry’.

Oh dear. 

So it may be a while before Victoria graces our screens again.

What did you think of Victoria’s performance on American Idol? Do you think critics have been too tough on her? Let us know your thoughts in the comments box below.

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