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David Beckham Slams Tabloid for Criticizing His Parenting Skills



    David Beckham poses for photographers in Madrid, Spain on June 3, 2015.

    David Beckham is one protective parent, so when it comes to his children no one should mess around.

    The soccer star slammed a Daily Mail article criticizing his and wife Victoria Beckham's parenting skills for letting their 4-year-old daughter Harper use a pacifier. The article claims that Harper could suffer from "speech or dental issues" down the line because she was recently spotted using one. The athlete took to Instagram, however, to not only clarify why his daughter had the binky in her mouth but also to hit back at the publication for even questioning him as a father.

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    The soccer star posted a screengrab of the article and wrote a lengthy caption about why The Daily Mail acted inappropriately. "Why do people feel they have the right to criticize a parent about their own children without having any facts ?? Everybody who has children knows that when they aren't feeling well or have a fever you do what comforts them best," he posted with the picture. "Most of the time it's a pacifier so those who criticize think twice about what you say about other people's children because actually you have no right to criticize me as a parent ..."

    Beckham, who also has three other children with the Spice Girls alum, has always been a doting father. Just recently he paid tribute to his only daughter by getting another tattoo in her honor! He added the words "pretty lady" above the tat of his daughter's name near his neck.

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    "Hey Pretty Lady....," the father of four captioned the pic. "Just adding to the collection of tattoos that mean so much to me..."

    Beckham's other children, Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12, and Cruz, 10, and his wife also have tattoo real estate on his body. But whether he's teaching his little girl how to play soccer or taking her to see"Minions," the H&M model is one heck of a dad.

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