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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.
Horner is expecting her second child later this year.
Geri Horner has reportedly pulled out of the planned Spice Girls reunion to focus on motherhood.
The 44-year-old is expecting her second child with husband Christian Horner, and is currently in the the latter stages of her pregnancy.
Geri Horner has reportedly pulled out of the Spice Girls reunion
Continue reading: Geri Horner 'Pulls Out Of Spice Girls Reunion To Focus On Motherhood'
Mel C is set to perform an intimate gig for Victoria and David Beckham on New Year's Eve during their trip to the Maldives.
The Spice Girls band member - who was known as Sporty Spice in the popular girl group - has been invited to join her friend - who was known as Posh Spice - on their festive getaway to the Maldives with her boyfriend Joe Marshall, as well as Gordon and Tana Ramsey, which will see her perform in front of the couples during the break.
A source told The Sun newspaper: ''Victoria has been the instigator for the whole trip.
Continue reading: Mel C Will Perform An Intimate Gig On New Year's Eve
The three Spice Girls who are up for the reunion, calling themselves GEM, were due to perform with 5 After Midnight on 'The X Factor' final.
Ginger Spice Geri Horner, Baby Spice Emma Bunton and Scary Spice Mel B were due to make their much-publicised comeback on Saturday (December 10th) on the finale of the ITV singing competition, duetting in a performance with Louis Walsh’s boyband 5 After Midnight, who had previously sung the Spice Girls’ ‘Say You’ll Be There’ on the series.
Mel B, Geri Horner and Emma Bunton were due to perform on 'The X Factor' this weekend
Geri, Emma and Mel B (G.E.M) are releasing Song For Her and most fans are impressed
Once a super force in British pop music, The Spice Girls are looking to take over the world with girl power once again and it seems a leaked version of their new song could be the thing to do just that.
Mel B is one third of the new Spice Girls' offering: GEM
Continue reading: Spice Girls' New Song Leaked - Could It Be A Eurovision Contender?
Since Mel B, Geri and Emma announced they’d reform as GEM in July, there’s been no more news on the reunion.
Mel B still wants the Spice Girls reunion to happen
Continue reading: Me B: "I Wish There Was Something To Say" About Spice Girls Reunion
Scary Spice lived up to her name when she thought the future of their new collaboration - G.E.M - hung in the balance
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.
Mel B doesn't want anything to get in the way of a Spice Girls' reunion
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.
But things are still not great with Mel B.
Geri announced she was expecting her second child last week and Mel said it’s made the girls realise what’s really important.
Mel C has said there's no rift with Geri Horner
Continue reading: Mel C Says Geri Horner's Pregnancy Ended Spice Girls Reunion Feud
Geri and her husband, Christian Horner, are expecting their first child together.
Former Spice Girl Geri Horner is pregnant with her second baby, and her first with her husband Christian Horner, it was revealed today.
The pop star announced her news to her fans via social media on Monday (October 10th) by posting a meme on Instagram calling herself ‘Mama Spice’, next to a sketch of pregnant woman. Hours later, her team made the announcement official with a proper statement.
Continue reading: Geri Horner Pregnant With Her Second Baby
Mel has decided not to join the group for their upcoming reunion shows, no matter how lucrative the offer is.
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.
Mel C battled depression and eating disorders during her days as Sporty Spice
“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.
Scary Spice jokingly hit out at Mel C and Victoria Beckham for deciding not to celebrate the Spice Girls 20th anniversary.
Want to know why the Spice Girls reunion will only feature three members? Well Mel B has a pretty straightforward answer for you. Mel will be reuniting with Geri Horner and Emma Bunton soon to celebrate the group’s 20th anniversary, but as for the other two, they're just ‘bitches’ according to Scary Spice.
Mel B has joked that Mel C and Victoria are ‘bitches’ for not doing the Spice Girls reunion
Speaking on 'The Late Late Show', Mel B was asked by host James Corden why the reunion would only feature three Spice Girls. "The other two bitches didn't want to do it," Mel joked, before setting the record straight.
Date of birth
6th August, 1972
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So so sad , R.I.P George, a dear friend, the kindest, most generous & talented person . My thoughts are with his family.#GeorgeMichael
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