David Beckham on H&M underwear ad: 'I can confirm that's my bum'

March 4, 2013 at 9:21 AM ET

Video: Soccer superstar David Beckham’s new bodywear ad for H&M has him dashing through Los Angeles wearing little more than his tattoos in a mini-movie that is racking up views on YouTube. But a debate has unfurled on Twitter after viewers spotted a Beckham look-alike on the film set and began to speculate that a body double may have been used for the model and soccer star in some scenes.

David Beckham has admitted to using a body double in portions of his H&M ad, but now, he wants to take ownership of some very specific body parts.

Namely, his butt and his crotch.

Hey, can you blame him?

Here are even more shots of sexy, shirtless David's H&M campaign!

While appearing on the live French television show LeGrand Journal Thursday night, the soccer stud was asked directly about the butt-double rumors surrounding his H&M short film for his underwear ad campaign, and he had no qualms setting the record straight:

"No, I can say the crotch is mine and the backside is mine as well," he clarified before adding, "I heard this the other day. Someone said that I had a stand-in for my bum, but no, I can confirm that's my bum."

Becks came under fire earlier this month after watchdog fans and tabloids began speculating that the father of four used a stuntman in the Guy Ritchie-directed short film. H&M subsequently issued a statement clarifying that a body double was used in "smaller parts of the video" due to David's "tight schedule."

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