UK comedian destroys $11,900 after this FIFA WC challenge to David Beckham

Comedian Joe Lycett Sets Record Straight About David Beckham Shredded Money Stunt

Comedian, has revealed the £10,000 ($11,800) he shredded in protest of David Beckham’s £150M ambassador role at the Qatari World Cup was not real cash

In a video posted in the last hour, Lycett confirmed what plenty of people had suspected — that he had already donated the money to LGBTQ+ charities.

Comedian Joe Lycett 'shreds' $17,000 in protest against David Beckham's Qatar World Cup partnership

On Sunday night, he posted a video to Twitter in which he did not speak, but simply walked up to a shredder and appeared to drop in two large piles of cash.

After posting the stunt, Lycett shared a final video on Monday, confirming the money he dropped into the shredder had not really been destroyed

Lycett then shredded a copy of Attitude magazine with Beckham on the front cover

In the leadup to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar's treatment of the LGBTIQ+ community has come under the spotlight