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Geri Halliwell (born Geraldine Estelle Halliwell; 06.08.1972) Geri Halliwell is an English singer best known for being a former member of the girlband Spice Girls and donning the moniker Ginger Spice.

Childhood Geri: Halliwell was born in Watford. Her parents are Laurence Francis Halliwell and Ana María. She grew up on a council estate in North Watford and attended Watford Grammar School for Girls. Before joining the Spice Girls, she worked as a nightclub dancer, a TV presenter and a glamour model.

Musical career: Geri Halliwell joined the Spice Girls in 1994 and was dubbed Ginger Spice in 1996 by Top of the Pops magazine. She was popular for her vibrant outfits, particularly her Union Jack dress that she wore at the 1997 BRIT awards. The band became the biggest selling girlband ever and sold more than 65 million records. Their debut single 'Wannabe' shot to number one and they subsequently had eight other number one singles including 'Mama' and '2 Become 1'. In 1998, she left the group due to musical differences and because she was suffering from depression. In 1999, she released her debut solo album 'Schizophonic' with number one singles 'Mi Chico Latino', 'Lift Me Up' and 'Bag It Up'. In 2001, she released her second album, 'Scream If You Wanna Go Faster', on which she covered 80s hit 'It's Raining Men' by the Weather Girls. It was a massive hit and landed platinum certification. In 2004, she released single 'Ride It', which reached number four in the UK. She arranged a UK tour that never came to fruition due to poor ticket sales. In 2005, she released her third album 'Passion'. In 2007, she announced that she would take part in a Spice Girls reunion tour entitled Return of the Spice Girls. In 2012, she reunited with the band yet again for the 2012 London Olympics Closing Ceremony.

Other career ventures Geri Halliwell released her autobiography 'If Only' in 1999. In 2002, she became a judge on the TV talent show 'Popstars: The rivals' with Pete Waterman and Louis Walsh. She also became a judge on the show 'All American Girl'. In 2003, she published a second autobiography entitled 'Just for the Record' and released two Yoga DVDs, 'Geri Yoga' and 'Geri Body Yoga'. She has made various other TV and film appearances including on 'Sex and the City' and in the movies 'Fat Slags' and 'Crank: High Voltage'. In 2007, she signed a book deal with Macmillan Children's Books to release a book series called 'Ugenia Lavender'. In 2010, she was a guest judge on 'The X Factor' and returned once again in 2012. She released her own bikini through Next in 2011. Geri Halliwell: Personal life Geri Halliwell had a daughter called Bluebell Madonna in 2006 and it is thought, but not confirmed, that the father is film director Sacha Gervasi. She supports Watford Football Club. In 1999, she became a representative for the United Nations Population Fund and subsequently travelled the world on behalf of the charity, visiting Zambia to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. In 1997, she was a vocal supporter of Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative Party. In 2001, her political affiliations had changed in favour of Tony Blair and the Labour Party.



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Spice Girls Spread Girl Power Across More Dates


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Girl Power blasted back into people's consciousness earlier this month when four out of the five 'Spices' announced they were reforming for a six date tour. However, so huge was the response to Scary, Sporty, Baby and Ginger appearing back on stage, the Spice Girls have revealed six more new dates in order to meet demand.

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Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Chisholm (Mel C) and Melanie Brown (Mel B) will perform two more dates in both London and Manchester.

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Viva Four-Ever: Mel B Still Holding Out Hope Posh Will Join The Spices On Tour


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Fans have been somewhat divided since the announcement of the Spice Girls Reunion Tour. While 90s Girl Power fever pitch has hit new heights with many thrilled the girl group are getting back together to sing their hits one more time, for others, now five has become four, it just isn't the same.

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Speaking about their reformation, Mel B has remained hopeful Victoria Beckham - who has revealed she will not be coming with them on tour - will join her, Emma Bunton, Mel C and Geri Horner at some point. 

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Mel B Wants To Go On A Spice Girls Tour Immediately


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Rumours surrounding a possible Spice Girls reunion continue to rumble on with Mel B adding further fuel to the fire but with few nailed down confirmed details. Speaking about the return of the five Girl Power promoters, Scary Spice claimed if it was up to her they would tour immediately; however, this still seems a long way off for fans.

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Taking to the Loose Women panel, Mel B spoke about the fact all five ladies had been spotted together earlier this year but was unable to give a definite answer as to their new plan.

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Have The Spice Girls Agreed To A Full Reunion?


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The reunion that many thought would never happen might finally be on, with reports that all five Spice Girls have agreed to put their differences aside and get together again later this year.

A report by The Sun on Thursday night (February 1st) indicated that the group are about to reunite under the aegis of their former manager, Simon Fuller, for a string of projects that will commence in 2018. Each of the five members will apparently earn £10 million, with reports that Victoria Beckham was the last to be convinced to do the reunion, but on the condition that she will not have to sing.

They are reportedly all meeting in London on Friday to discuss terms for the potential reunion.

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Geri Horner Denies 'Throwing Shade' At Spice Girls Bandmates


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Geri Horner has denied that she was “throwing shade” at her former Spice Girls bandmates during a recent interview on ‘Good Morning Britain’.

The 45 year old singer and TV personality appeared on the ITV magazine show on Thursday morning (January 25th), and talked about her memories of the Spice Girls days. Questioned on the increasingly unlikely possibility of a reunion – rumours of which have been flying around for over two years now – Horner replied that she had “let go” of hopes that the five would get back together.

“Last year I so wanted it to happen, because it was the anniversary, and a few of us were really pushing for it to happen,” she told hosts Susanna Reid and Ben Shephard. “And then it didn’t, so I sort of let it go a little bit. I love the girls, and I’m really grateful for the fans and the music.”

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Geri Horner on the red carpet at the 2018 National Television Awards. Held at The O2 Arena, this year's winners included Ant & Dec, Suranne Jones and David Walliams among others - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 23rd January 2018

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Geri Horner Slammed For Dodgy Singing On George Michael Tribute On 'This Morning'


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She was one of his closest friends, but Geri Horner has been roundly criticised by ‘This Morning’ viewers after her tribute to George Michael fell distinctly flat after a performance of his Wham! hit ‘Last Christmas’.

The former Spice Girl, 45, appeared on the ITV magazine show on Wednesday morning (December 20th) after she had invited cameras into her Oxfordshire home in a pre-recorded segment. She was joined by ‘This Morning’s celeb correspondent Rylan Clark-Neal and her two kids, Bluebell and baby Monty.

She gave a performance of ‘Last Christmas’ as a tribute to her late friend George Michael, who passed away on Christmas Day 2016, and was accompanied by an a-cappella choir Vadé, of ‘Sing: Ultimate A-Cappella’ fame, in front of a group of OAPs who had also been invited into Horner’s living room for a special treat.

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Geri Horner Revealed Secret Fertility Help Before Conceiving Second Child


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Geri Horner has revealed her secret struggle with fertility help while trying to have her second child with husband Christian Horner before eventually conceiving naturally at 44. The mum-of-two already has an 11-year-old daughter, Bluebell, and now has nine-month-old baby Monty as well.

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Speaking to Red Magazine, the former Spice Girl, now 45, said she and her hubby had almost given up having a child together after trying to get help through an assisted route.

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Spice Girl Geri Horner seen arriving at BBC Radio Wogan House where she is filling in for Zoe Ball - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 22nd July 2017

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Geri Horner at Global house - London, United Kingdom - Monday 19th June 2017

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Geri Horner at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards - Berkeley Square Gardens, London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 6th June 2017

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Geri Horner at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 6th June 2017

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Mel B Left Frustrated About Spice Girl Reunion Following Geri's Pregnancy Announcement


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While pregnancy announcements are normally greeted with nothing but excitement, it seems one Spice Girl lived up to her nickname when she heard about Geri Horner’s baby news. Mel B, a.k.a. Scary Spice has reportedly been left frustrated by news of a second mini Ginger Spice because it could get in the way of a Spice (or G.E.M as they’re now known) reunion.

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Reports have surfaced that the 41-year-old has been complaining to pals about Geri’s baby news and, as soon as Mrs Horner made her big announcement, Mel B unfollowed her on Instagram.

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Mel C Says Geri Horner's Pregnancy Ended Spice Girls Reunion Feud


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Mel C has said that Geri Horner’s pregnancy news has ended tensions that were caused by her not joining the Spice Girls reunion.

Geri announced she was expecting her second child last week and Mel said it’s made the girls realise what’s really important.

Mel CMel C has said there's no rift with Geri Horner

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Mel C Reveals Battle With Depression And Eating Disorders During Spice Girls Heyday


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Mel C has opened up about her battles with depression and eating disorders during her days in the Spice Girls. Speaking to Event magazine, the former Sporty Spice said that sometimes she couldn't even look at herself in the mirror during her heyday with the group, because of the constant scrutiny she was under.

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“When the Spice Girls were at their biggest, I couldn’t even really look at myself in the mirror because I didn’t like what I saw,” Mel admitted. “I never said anything to anyone. I was trying to hide everything from myself.

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Geri Horner

Date of birth

6th August, 1972

Occupation

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Sex

Female

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