Try not to laugh at these reactions from 90's girls who just found out the Spice Girls are reuniting
Guys, it happened. It really happened. THE SPICE GIRLS ARE GETTING BACK TOGETHER.
The pop group famously split in 1998 after Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) sensationally called it quits in the middle of a world tour. They reunited only once since then to play at the 2012 Olympics in London, but sadly, the Spice Girls-shaped hole in our hearts has never been filled. Until now.
A source from TMZ alleged that Ginger, Baby, Scary, Sporty and Posh will be performing together once more in concerts across the UK and the US for a special Spice Girls reunion tour. This news was further backed up by a statement issued by Jo Milloy on behalf of the group.
"We have enjoyed a wonderful afternoon catching-up and reminiscing about the amazing times we spent together. We are always overwhelmed at how much interest there is across the whole world for The Spice Girls," the statement read. "The time now feels right to explore some incredible new opportunities together. We all agree that there are many exciting possibilities that will once again embrace the original essence of The Spice Girls, while reinforcing our message of female empowerment for future generations."
Fans were crossing all their fingers and toes for news like this, following a cryptic photo posted only a few days earlier by Victoria Beckham. Posh Spice had posted a picture of the entire group to Instagram, with a caption teasing that they were getting back together. "Love my girls!!! So many kisses!!! X Exciting x #friendshipneverends #girlpower", it read.
There they all are! Together again! In 2018!
When the TMZ source confirmed that the meeting captured by Beckham was, in fact, to talk about a Spice Girls reunion tour for the summer of 2018, people all over the world collectively broke down in tears of joy and uncontrollable bursts of "zigazig ah"s. They took to Twitter to share their excitement at the news, and it's hilarious:
It looks like it's time to bring out your old Spice Girls pencil case, briefcase lunchbox and Discman (you must still have it somewhere...) to listen to your Greatest Hits CD in full nostalgia mode.
Beckham, who was always the most reluctant of the group to get back together, told the Mirror that it was her desire to continue "empowering and celebrating women" that helped her make the decision. "The Time's Up and #MeToo movements have shone a light on how powerful we can be when we work together to bring about change," she explained. "That is incredibly inspiring."
And now that the excitement has died down (a little), I have so many new questions. How will they dress two decades later, and will we even be able to recognise the Spice Girls without their 90's era outfits? Is Baby Spice still Baby Spice even though she's now 42-years-old and a mother of two? Will they even be able to sing with their vocal chords all out of practice?
The answer: yes, and it will be more spectacular than ever before. I can't wait!