Emma Bunton is to miss the chance to see her former Spice Girls bandmate Melanie Brown renew her wedding vows in Egypt.
Brown and wed Stephen Belafonte in a surprise Las Vegas ceremony in June (07) and the couple are taking guests on a lavish trip to Hurghada, Egypt this week (begs03Nov08) to celebrate their marriage in front of friends and family.
The lavish four-day celebrations will reportedly include a boat trip on the Red Sea and a treasure hunt.
And Bunton insists that she is devastated to miss the party, but has to stay in Britain due to work commitments.
She says, "It's happening this week, but I can't make it."