On Wednesday (October 6) morning, Brooklyn Beckham appeared in a live cooking segment of 'The Today Show' with hosts Hoda Kotb and Carson Daly. The model and photographer is the eldest son of David and Victoria Beckham.
Brooklyn Beckham caused massive online outbursts from the show's viewers, who were shocked by his choice of cooking. He simply assembled a sandwich, and his decision to go with such an easy dish on a cooking show was mocked by several people.
The 22-year old revealed that he had learned this recipe from his great-grandmother. Brooklyn further explained:
"I've always loved food and obviously when quarantine hit I just really started to get into it. My fiancée (Nicola Peltz) started filming me and I started posting it and it's just something I love doing."
Here's how people reacted to Brooklyn Beckham's choice of preparing a sandwich on a cooking show
Several fans of the show had strong opinions about Brooklyn's decision, while most joked about the lack of complexity in preparing a sandwich. This is not the first time Brooklyn Beckham has been trolled over his cooking skills. Even renowned names like Piers Morgan and New Zealand journalist Dan Wootton have mocked him in the past.
During the segment, the model and photographer mentioned that he delved into cooking amidst the pandemic. Brooklyn Beckham has also been at the mercy of mockery comments on his social-media videos where he is cooking. Previously, he irked some of his Italian viewers when he cooked pasta while he sourced the sauce from a pre-packed jar.
Who is Brooklyn Beckham?
On March 4, 1999, Brooklyn Joseph Beckham was born to David and Victoria Beckham, two years into their relationship. Brooklyn grew up in Madrid and Los Angeles, while his father used to play for the teams Real Madrid (2003-2007) and LA Galaxy (2007-2012).
In 2014, then 15-year old Brooklyn Beckham started his modeling career. He appeared on the covers and pages of Vogue China, L'Uomo Vogue, The New York Times Style Magazine, and Dazed Korea. He had also been a brand ambassador for Huawei's sub-brand Honor and promoted their phones.
A year later, Brooklyn was hired by Burberry BRIT to photograph the campaign. This decision was criticized by many who accused the firm of encouraging nepotism. In 2019, Beckham also interned with renowned British photographer John Rankin Waddell (professionally known as Rankin).
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The young star has been romantically linked with actress Chloë Grace Moretz, French singer Sonia Ben Ammar, and Canadian model Lexi Wood. Currently, the 22-year old is in a relationship with American actress Nicola Peltz. The couple has been engaged since July 2020.