07/02/2012 10:33 GMT | Updated 08/04/2012 10:12 BST

David Beckham's Rep Labels Joey Barton 'A Madman' For Sweat Shop Claims

David Beckham isn't one to take any nonsense - just ask Joey Barton, who has been branded a "madman" by the star's rep for claiming his new underwear range was made in a sweat shop.

Becks has just launched his H&M range to great acclaim, but fellow footballer Joey is far from impressed with the line.

He tweeted: "Not a**ed if they're Beckham's or not. £9.99 for a pair of gruds for H&M is an outrage.

"Do one, Becks. They cost about 1p to make in a sweat shop in the Third World.

"Is there no limit to what 'Brand Beckham' will endorse for a pound note?"

Sour grapes Joey?

And David's spokesperson has hit back in dramatic fashion.

He told the Daily Star: "These are the statements of a madman. H&M, like David's other partners, are renowned for their good working practices."


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