Veteran GDLA anchor Steve Edwards has incurred more than a few flesh wounds in the shooting gallery that is The Soup, always for his breathtaking ability to be a magnificent crank.

This time, however, when confronted with Jillian Reynolds' pointless news on Victoria Beckham's Idol appointment, the grey fox of L.A. morning programming weighs in with a heady dose of wisdom.

All right, he tosses in a touch of crank, but who can blame him?