October 7th, 2010
01:15 PM ET
Victoria Beckham may count Scientologists Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes among her BFFs but the former Spice Girl insists that she and soccer star hubby David are not followers of the controversial religion.
"We aren't Scientologists," 36-year-old Beckham says in the November issue of Marie Claire. "We really don't know very much about it. I mean, Tom and Katie - they've mentioned it to us. But, no, they didn't try to hook us and reel us in. It never really crops up."
In fact, the mom-of-three's get-togethers with Holmes are no different from those of any other female friends. "I'm very close to Katie, but with us, it's all about girl talk," says Beckham. "Katie is so talented and such an incredible mother, spinning plates like all us working mums do."
The British-born Beckhams have been living in Hollywood since 2007, and the singer-turned-designer says having such famous friends is a definite perk.
"In England, David and I are big fish in a small pond. But in L.A., we are tiny, tiny, tiny fish in a big pond," she explains. "I mean, let's be honest about it. When you've got Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes living down the street as your neighbors, who gives a [expletive] about Victoria and David?"
The bottom line, she adds, is that she can "relax" in Los Angeles. "I think I'm the only person in that town who doesn't want to act. I was an OK singer. I was an OK dancer. But acting? Never could do it."
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