Encore: Victoria Beckham and Simon Cowell, right, arriving at the Boston auditions Simon Cowell that he asked her to do a second stint, for which she is rumoured to be making another 155,000. Friends said the music mogul loved how funny she was and added that Posh was wonderfully natural. In Boston, she again joined Cowell, songwriter Kara DioGuardi and producer Randy Jackson on the panel. It opens the possibility for more shows in the future but there are no talks of her being a permanent judge, a spokeswoman said. Posh flies home to LA after todays auditions. DAVID BECKHAM is back in the US after Englands draw against the Netherlands to support his wifes appearance as a judge on American Idol. As Victoria arrived for the auditions in Boston, wearing a scarlet dress from her own fashion range, her soccer star husband, 34, touched down in Los Angeles with their eldest son Brooklyn, 10. Posh, 35, defied the critics to make a second appearance on the talent show. Some had branded her wooden and icy on her first appearance in Denver last week, while others complained the ex-Spice Girl was too nice. She had stepped in after Paula Abdul quit the panel. Victoria apparently so impressed close friend Freeman, continued: Jermain has discussed the matter with black colleagues and they have simi- lar experiences, but white colleagues didnt. Every time hes in his Range Rover he gets pulled over. When Defoe was stopped on 27 July, his driving ban had been suspended while he appealed his conviction for speeding. Mr Freeman added: It was widely reported he had not been disqualified from driving. We spoke to police five times and informed them but rather than release him on bail they kept him locked in a cell for five hours. They could have checked on Google. Essex Police said the force was inves- tigating the matter and could not com- ment further. not seem to happen to the white players, just the black ones. Defoe, who scored both goals for England in a 2-2 draw against the Netherlands on Wednesday, has launched a civil action against Essex Police alleging wrongful arrest and false imprisonment and will make a claim worth several thousand pounds. Mr Freeman, who is known as Mr Loophole for his ability to help high-profile individuals be cleared of driving convictions, said race would be a strong element of our claim and that Defoe would donate any received damages to an anti-racism charity. Mr London Lite Friday, 14 August 2009 ToTTENhaM footballer David Bentley has been charged with drink- driving after he crashed his Porsche into a lamppost. Bentley, 24, had allegedly been drinking heavily at a gig in Shoreditch, east London, just days before the start of the Premiership season. he was found by police standing near the wreckage of his car in the early hours of yesterday morning in Northaw, hertfordshire. The 50,000-a-week player apologised in a statement for his wholly unacceptable behaviour. This has been a wake-up call for me both personally and professionally, he said. Bentley is set for a maximum club fine of 100,000 and looks to have lost his chance of gaining a place in the England squad for next years World Cup. he has been bailed to return to St albans Magistrates Court on 28 august. E Continued from Page 1 Bailed: David Bentley Wrongly locked up: Defoe last night at Nobu restaurant with girlfriend Imogen Thomas Head over to Fabric tonight where Plump dJs will be joined by Yo Majesty. Sinden, dJ Zinc and NaPT are on in the main room and if that wasnt enough, Tayo, pictured, will play a funk set on the top deck. Spoilt for choice! 15 on door, 12 students, 10pm-6am, Fabric, 77a Charterhouse Street, EC1 Must... start the weekend with a bang tonight! Bentleychargedwithdrink-driving Inbrief High-defvideos inyourpocket MicroSoFT goes head-to-head with apple today as it launches its Zune Hd MP3 player in the US. at $219.99 (133) for a 16 gigabyte version, it is cheaper than apples iPod, currently the market leader, which costs $299 (181). The Zune Hd, which is only available for pre- order in the US and will not hit the shelves there until next month, has a built-in radio receiver, wi-fi and a high-definition video screen. Bright lights for Ken and Deirdre coroNaTioN STreeT is to be turned into a stage musical to celebrate the soaps 50th anniversary next year. The musical, which could feature stars past and present, will focus on the lives and loves of veteran characters Ken and deirdre Barlow. award-winning composer Trisha Ward will work alongside the shows team of writers on the musical. Dutch treat: Brooklyn and David Beckham back home in LA It seems just black players are stopped Becksfliesbackto hisPoshladyinred index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html