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She’s the owner of a global fashion empire, mother to four beautiful kids, and has a blissful marriage to David Beckham — which is why fans just love to tell Victoria Beckham to “smile” upon seeing her unenthused expression in Instagram snaps.

In a blue one-piece on the cover of Vogue Netherlands, the former Spice Girl opens up about her lackluster look, and insists she’s really much happier behind closed doors.

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“If I really was as miserable as I look in some of those paparazzi pictures, my children wouldn’t be as happy as they are. And I certainly wouldn’t be married anymore,” Victoria recently revealed.

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David and Victoria, who share kids Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 14, Cruz, 12, and five-year-old Harper, will soon celebrate their 18th wedding anniversary. “David and I have a lot of fun together,” she said of her secret to maintaining such a strong connection with her hubby.

Despite a fair few hair changes and wardrobe upheavals over the years, the mother-of-four’s figure has barely changed since Posh Spice hung up her pleather mini-dress.

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Speaking of how she maintains her fit physique, the 43-year-old tells said, “I go for a three mile run every morning and I work out for an hour with a PT.”

Though she’s previously admitted to dabbling with cosmetic surgery to preserve her youth, Victoria says she’s now at peace with the aging process.

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“I’m not perfect, [I] don’t have to look like I’m 25. I’m 43, that sounds worse than it feels,” she said. “I focus on what I’ve accomplished and I feel blessed.”

This story originally appeared on NowToLove.com.

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