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Yes, Brooklyn Beckham's New Tattoo Is ~Technically~ Incorrect, But Not For The Reason You Think

Brooklyn has been trolled over his "Made in England" tattoo, with people saying he was conceived in Brooklyn.

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Of course, people instantly began trolling him.

How fuming must Brooklyn beckham be he's had "made in England" tatt on him, whn the whole point of his name w he was conceived in Brooklyn 🤣

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Because it's become goddamn pop culture folklore that Brooklyn was named after his place of conception.

Brooklyn Beckham has got a 'made in England' tattoo.. I thought he was called Brooklyn because he was conceived there?

Brooklyn Beckham has got "made in england" tattoed on him but is named after the place he was conceived... fkn America 🤔🤔🤔

but wasn't Brooklyn Beckham conceived in Brooklyn, NY?

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In her 2001 autobiography, Victoria Beckham revealed that she decided on the name "Brooklyn" because that's where she was when she discovered she was pregnant with him, not where he was conceived.

She wrote:

I had always liked the name Brooke, and then we suddenly thought about Brooklyn. I'd always liked it as a place – it's very multi-cultural, very grounded. And it was only afterwards that I realised how appropriate it was because it was in New York that I found out I was pregnant, and where David came after the world cup.

And it seems that along the line, that story has become distorted.

HOWEVER, it turns out, Brooklyn wasn't conceived in the UK either, but in Denmark.

Speaking to a Danish magazine back in 2011, Victoria explained:

I became pregnant in Denmark. We were on tour with Spice Girls and had come to Copenhagen. David visited me and yes...so it happened. I figured it out a couple of weeks later when I was in New York.

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