David Beckham and Cheryl Cole best role models

David Beckham and Cheryl Cole top the list of who parents say are the best role models around for children

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When it comes to role models for children, nearly two-thirds of adults think there are no appropriate ones for school-aged kids, reports the Telegraph.

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However, 55% of adults surveyed said David Beckham was a good or very good role model, research by The Children’s Society has said. Only 18% thought the dad-of-three and husband of Victoria Beckham set a bad example.

Second on the list for positive role models was Cheryl Cole. Of those questioned, 40% thought she was a good role model. However, 27% thought she was a bad one.

When it comes to looking up to our parents, 32% of the adults used to consider their mum a role model, and 30% thought our children now see us mums in the same way. Aww, isn’t that sweet!

So who was the worst role model? Homer Simpson!

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Do you think David and Cheryl should top the list? Who would you like your children to look up to?

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