Posh has a vulnerable side, too

Victoria Beckham has admitted that she adopts moody facial expressions in public to guard her from prying eyes.

The fashion designer is rarely seen smiling in photographs and often hides behind sunglasses – but for good reason.

‘XXL sunglasses and a slightly sulky pout are my ways of protecting myself,’ says Victoria, 37.

As part of one of the world’s most famous families, Victoria – married to LA Galaxy star David, 36 – is well trained when it comes to the media.

But this doesn’t mean she feels comfortable in front of the cameras.

‘All the fuss makes me feel ill at ease,’ Victoria tells French magazine Madame Figaro.

‘I realise that makes me look pretty silly but so what?’

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Esme Riley