Anne Hathaway may replace Victoria Beckham as the face of Marc Jacobs

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Posh is going to be pissed! Rumors abound in the fashion world that Victoria Beckham is about to be axed as the face of Marc Jacobs. Not just fired, but replaced with a younger American star – Anne Hathaway.

Posh became “the face” of Marc Jacobs in 2008. Some of the print ads were really cute, like the one of Posh in one of the oversized Marc Jacobs purses, with only her legs hanging out. When Posh launched her own clothing line in late 2008, some people took note of how similar some of her pieces were to some of Marc’s designs. The horror! Even though Marc and Posh still seemed to have a professional and personal friendship, word around the street was that Marc was looking for a new face. He may have found his new muse with Anne Hathaway.

Victoria Beckham may have been replaced in the affections of one of the men in her life. Fortunately it is not her husband David, but her friend and designer Marc Jacobs who is on the look out for a new leading lady. Jacobs unveiled Beckham as the face of his eponymous line in 2008 but, with the former Spice Girl focusing on her own design collection, he is reportedly courting a younger woman; actress Anne Hathaway.

Hathaway appeared last week in Beverley Hills to present Italian design legend Valentino with his Walk of Style award. The young actress was nominated for a Best Actress award at this year’s Oscars and was highly acclaimed for her role in 2005′s Brokeback Mountain, but latterly her red carpet appearances have stolen the headlines.

“Marc and Anne have forged a fast but very intense friendship,” a friend of the star revealed to the Mail on Sunday. “They’re going to start doing public appearances together soon.”

“Anne hasn’t signed up to do any advertising yet but, by dressing her, Marc can infuse his line with a fresh but famous face and Anne can revamp her image,” the source continued. “If it works well, Anne would be happy to model for some of Marc’s campaigns.”

From Vogue UK

Yes, I’m sure Anne would be “happy” to model for Marc Jacobs. Spare me! A Marc Jacobs contract is one of the most sought-after modeling gigs in fashion. It has the “cool” factor, it pays well, the ads are hip and fresh, and it’s great exposure for any actress or model. Anne should be thanking her lucky stars that Marc Jacobs is interested in her, even if it’s just a rumor.

Anne Hathaway is shown at the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award to Honor Valentino, who looks incredibly orange as usual, on 4/2/09. Credit: Juan Rico/Fame Pictures

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  1. kiki says:

    good for Annie
    oh gawd Valentino Orange should be a new color selection in the Crayon box

  2. jessica says:

    i think she’s got more class. be “stylish” and classy arent the same thing

  3. Ggirl says:

    I think some of the Marc Jacobs ads made Posh look ridiculous. As hungry for the spot light as Victoria is, I felt kind of bad for her. I can’t see Ms. Hathaway subjecting herself to that.

  4. the original kate says:

    anne hathaway always looks like a blow up doll to me.

  5. Kayleigh says:

    What do people see in this girl? She always had this goofy, not really pretty look going on.

  6. Tia says:

    Anne is a thousand times better than Victoria.. classy, great heart, and awesome

  7. Nina09 says:

    This is great, Anne haves a great fashion sense.

  8. WellIt's About Time says:

    I think Anne is very beautiful and Posh is ugly and way to thin.

    Also she really has not style of her own carrying different colored Berkins bags with her outfits to match her shoes.

    How 80′s is tat…excuse me but the Berkins bag may be considered the 90;s.

    Look I don’t even own that many expensive hand bags like that but I trully LOVE Marc Jacobs BAGS and even I know that BERKIN bags are PLAYED OUT!!!!!!> like Posh herself how does that David stayed married to her she is sooooooo self absorbed!

  9. WellIt's About Time says:

    G girl is right Posh is so hungry for the spot light Anne carries herself much better and has more accomplishments then that Posh.

    Also they can make Anne look so many different ways. She is very pretty naturally and has a great personality. This is what Marc needs he needs someone like Anne to REPRESENT!

  10. Blah Girls says:

    Anne does not equal Posh. Evs nevs evs nevs

  11. ewwwww says:

    What is he thinking? This bitch is seriously in need of a face transplant. Wow and now that you mention it she does resemble a blow up doll.

  12. Raven says:

    WellItsAboutTime: Berkin bags will never be played out. They have been carried by very cool, very sophisticated people for 50 years or more. And the fact that there is a waiting list for some and that they can cost more than a car means that they are not likely to lose their cachet soon.

  13. ashley says:

    It is typical in the fashion world to have a new model for each new campaign. Posh Spice hasn’t been replaced, she probably just was hired for one season.
    Marc Jacobs has a new face for every new season of ads that he does!

  14. L says:

    Yuck. COme on marc, don’t do it!

    I like MJ’s collection, its wicked. But it is too cool for ms hathaway. She is like, so vanilla and Im not referring to her skin color.

  15. heh-heh says:

    Anne may have better jugs, but Posh is just plain hotter.

  16. Ned says:

    Anne Hathaway is ugly and has a terrible body.

    Posh is a trashy has been.
    Someone at Marc Jacobs is not doing his job right.

  17. Marianne says:

    I can’t stand Victoria Beckham, but I dislike Anne Hathaway with much more intensity. She’s sooooo smug. All her interviews in the awards season were so full of self importance. She spoke of the “craft” as if she was the first lady of the british theater. So smug. And her fashion sense was bought. It’s called Rachel Zoe. Before hiring her skeletal personal stylist, Anne couldn’t dress anything decent. Just look at any picture of her in 2007.
    And, she’s not even pretty. When she smiles, she totally reminds me of The Joker, with her weird mouth. Ick.

  18. FF says:

    It’s a simple question: who’s more accessible to the general public?

    The woman who wears five inch heels shopping or the poster child for young hopeful fashionista types?

    Also: which one smiles more?

    It was only a matter of time anyway.

    That said, whoever said Anne Hathaway had too many features and not enough face, has a point imo.

    I find her face a bit weird – and it wouldn’t inspire me to buy Marc Jacobs any more than Posh did. I suspect she won’t be smiling in the ads for his gear and she’ll probably end up looking – ironically – more like Posh. Whatever.

  19. Olivia says:

    Ugh. I can’t stand Anne Hathaway, with her goofy grin and too red lipstick. She is not pretty in the least. I don’t know how she ever got to be a “star.”

  20. sheauglybitch says:

    anne is the ugliest girl almost ever well she is at least on my top 3 of ugliest girls! her eyes look like they are melting, her nose is retarded and she has the worst mouth ever! i like posh ans she has better looks too! YUCK anne makes me sick!!!!!!

  21. abe says:

    Anne Hathaway you ugly disgusting bitch you are repulsive

  22. Simone says:

    Anne Hathaway is NOT classy, just look up the nasty joke she told an audience…very unlady-like. (It dealt with tampons)
    On top of that, she looks like a horse and is lightyears away from being pretty.
    I hate her as an actress and she needs to disappear for good.
    Let someone more deserving get the honor; I hope its a rumor…

  23. Krx says:

    Oversize eyes and lips + makeup to make those even bigger. Jellyfish’a'like body… Yeah, indeed she looks like blowup doll..