NBC is nearing a deal with former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham for a reality show, according to insiders. The program would key off her move to America with her husband, soccer star David Beckham,
soon to be playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer.
The pending agreement was brokered by Simon Fuller, who managed the Spice Girls, handled David Beckham's new
soccer contract, and is behind "American Idol," the hit show on Fox. "The Americans were falling over themselves to sign Victoria up for a TV show, but we had to choose the right deal for her," Fuller
was quoted as saying in a British paper.
"NBC won out in the end, as they have really taken a shine to Vic's hilarious sense of humor, and they want to capitalise on this." An NBC spokesperson declines comment.