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U.K. Stars Pull In Record $80 Million For Sport Relief Charity

March 25th, 2012 10:57am EDT
Kate Moss
Britain's annual star-studded Sport Relief fundraiser has pulled in a record $80 million for charity with the help of Emma Bunton, Kate Moss and David Walliams.

Boyband JLS, comedienne Miranda Hart and singer Emeli Sande also took part in the TV marathon on Friday, which raised $37 million more than the amount taken in 2011.

Donations poured in as viewers watched highlights including funnyman Frank Skinner tackling his fear of water to swim a length of his local pool, and Bunton, Moss and her designer pal Stella McCartney making cameos in an Absolutely Fabulous comedy sketch.

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2012 Brit Awards Fashion: Rihanna Sparkles, Nicole Scherzinger Shines & More

February 22nd, 2012 8:45am EST
Rihanna
They aren't on the same scale as the Grammy Awards, but the Brit Awards are very important to those on the other side of the pond. Several U.S. stars attended the event in London yesterday to hobnob with their British counterparts.

Rihanna, who just released two controversial songs with her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, wore a low-cut sparkling dress accessorized with long gloves.

Former "X Factor" judge Nicole Scherzinger opted for a pretty pale yellow strapless gown. And Florence Welch picked a dress that eerily matched her skin tone.

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Emma Bunton Sporting Neck Brace For Persistent Injury

September 25th, 2011 5:00pm EDT
Emma Bunton
British singer Emma Bunton is sporting a surgical brace in a bid to ease her aching neck.

The former Spice Girl has been suffering after waking up one morning with a painful neck, and she's now using a support device to help mend her ligaments after failing to find a solution.

She tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "I've been sporting a bit of an odd fashion choice this week. It's a neck brace! And it's getting in the way of my dance moves!

"I just can't get rid of it. I've had so many emails and ideas about how to make it better."

The singer also posted a picture of the accessory on Twitter...
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Spice Girls Musical 'Viva Forever' Delayed

May 8th, 2011 7:01pm EDT
Spice Girls
The Spice Girls' upcoming musical has been delayed so the pop stars can perfect the stage spectacular themselves.

The "Wannabe" hitmakers have been hands on in the creation of Viva Forever, a show inspired by the songs of the British girl group, which comprised of Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm.

But Chisholm admits the project, which is destined for London's West End, has hit a stumbling block because the former band members are so busy.

She tells Britain's Daily Star Sunday, "We were planning to open around summer time but it's likely t...
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Melanie Brown Expecting Her Third Child

March 21st, 2011 7:55am EDT
Melanie Brown
Melanie Brown is the latest Spice Girl celebrating baby news - the singer has confirmed she is pregnant.

The pop star is set to welcome her first child with husband Stephen Belafonte this summer, joining her former band mates Emma Bunton and Victoria Beckham in the expectant moms club.

And after marrying Belafonte in Las Vegas in 2007, Brown insists the pregnancy is "a dream come true."

She tells Britain's Hello! magazine, "We're really thrilled. We wouldn't have planned and waited for four years to have a baby if we weren't excited and ready for it... We're really happily married, an...
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Celebrities Tweet Prayers & Well Wishes To Japan Earthquake Victims

March 11th, 2011 9:10am EST
Melanie Brown
Former Spice Girls star Melanie Brown is terrified she will be caught up in a tsunami horror following Friday's earthquake in Japan.

The singer and her husband Stephen Belafonte are currently on a trip around the Far East and travelled to Malaysia from Singapore earlier this week.

She took to Twitter soon after the 8.9-magnitude tremor hit Japan on Friday - but her concerns turned to terror when a tsunami warning was issued for more than 20 countries and islands, including Malaysia.

In a series of posts, Brown writes, "My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Japan I can not believe ...
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Spice Girl Emma Bunton Got Engaged For Her Birthday

January 23rd, 2011 5:00pm EST
Emma Bunton
Former Spice Girls star Emma Bunton celebrated her 35th birthday in style on Friday - with an engagement ring.

The one-time Baby Spice announced the happy news via Twitter.com today, posting a picture of the ring longtime boyfriend Jade Jones gave her.

She wrote, "Yahooooo I'm Engaged! Love you Jade! I'm a very happy lady!"

She later confirmed the news during an appearance on British TV show Dancing on Ice.

Bunton is expecting the couple's second child in May.

They have been together for 11 years and have a three-year-old son, called Beau.

Jones, a chef, was formerly a singer in Briti...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: November

January 2nd, 2011 5:00pm EST
Demi Lovato
The royal news of the year was the talk of the month as Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their engagement and plans to wed in 2011.

Teen star Demi Lovato stunned young Hollywood when she quite the Jonas Brothers tour and checked into rehab to address personal and "emotional" issues, and Charlie Sheen and Lil Wayne officially became free men again - the actor's divorce from Brooke Mueller became official, while rapper Lil Wayne was released from prison.

MGM, the studio behind the James Bond film franchise, filed for bankruptcy, actor Justin Long was injured in a car crash, and s...
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Emma Bunton Pregnant With Her Second Child

November 4th, 2010 9:43am EDT
Emma Bunton
Former Spice Girls star Emma Bunton is pregnant with her second child.

The singer-turned-TV presenter is expecting another baby with her longtime partner, former Damage singer Jade Jones.

The couple is already parents to a three-year-old son, Beau.

Bunton announced the happy news in a post on her Twitter.com page, writing, "So our family grows, we are SO excited to announce we're having our 2nd baby and Beau's wish for a brother or sister has come true!"

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Spice Girls To Open London's 2012 Olympics?

October 17th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Spice Girls
Melanie Chisholm is calling on fans to petition for the Spice Girls to perform at the Opening Ceremony of London's 2012 Olympic Games.

The singer, also known as Mel C, would love to reunite the girl group, including bandmates Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Victoria Beckham, to kick off the sporting event in the British capital.

And she wants the "Wannabe" hitmakers' loyal fan base to help put the campaign in motion.

She says, "Officially we don't know anything yet but I think it's a brilliant idea. It would be wonderful for all five of us to appear and I'm sure all the gi...
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Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell Is Curvy & Delectable

October 9th, 2010 9:00am EDT
Geri Halliwell
Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell showed up at Breast Cancer Care's 2010 fashion show in London earlier this week looking curvy and sexy in a long, black lace gown. Compared to Julia Roberts' similar look, she is hot!

Despite reconciliation rumors this past spring, former bandmate Emma Bunton dismissed reports the group was reuniting for a sequel to their "Spice World" movie, insisting her comments about an upcoming project were taken out of context.

Meanwhile, another bandmate, Victoria Beckham, has been in the news lately over rumors her husband David cheated on her with a prostitute. Th...
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Geri Halliwell To Launch New Spice Girls?

August 8th, 2010 10:59pm EDT
Geri Halliwell
British singer Geri Halliwell is creating a new girl group to follow in the footsteps of the Spice Girls, according to a U.K. report.

The star shot to fame in the 1990s as a member of the Spice Girls, along with bandmates Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm, and has now reportedly recruited five wannabe pop stars to form a similar group.

And several record labels bosses are already said to be interested in signing Halliwell's band, reports Britain's News of the World.

A source tells the publication, "This is very exciting for her. She's been painstakingly pu...
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Emma Bunton Says No 'Spice World' Sequel Planned

July 26th, 2010 8:54am EDT
Emma Bunton
Former Spice Girls star Emma Bunton has dismissed reports the group is reuniting for a sequel to their "Spice World" movie, insisting her comments about an upcoming project were taken out of context.

According to tabloid reports last week, the artist formerly known as Baby Spice appeared to be promoting a new film musical based on her girl group's hits, but she has taken to Twitter to set the record straight.

She insists there is no movie musical planned, and she was talking about the group's stage musical with "Mamma Mia!" producer Judy Craymer.

Bunton writes, "Guys I'm sorry but I DID ...
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Spice Girls Are Making A Sequel To 'Spice World'

July 23rd, 2010 9:06am EDT
The Spice Girls
The Spice Girls are reuniting for a new movie - the five-piece is working on a musical based on their hits.

The former girl band, comprising of Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm, announced earlier this year they are developing a West End stage musical based on their hit songs with "Mamma Mia!" film producer Judy Craymer.

And now former Baby Spice Bunton has announced the girls hope to turn the stage musical, "Viva Forever," into a major movie to rival "Mamma Mia!'s" success.

It will serve as the sequel to the group's 1997 film "Spice World....
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Spice Girls Preparing For A Second Comeback?

May 31st, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Spice Girls
The Spice Girls are hoping to regroup for another comeback tour - but the bandmembers are struggling to convince Victoria Beckham to return, according to a U.K. report.

The Wannabe hitmakers thrilled fans when they returned for a sold-out world trek in 2007 and 2008 - the first time the original line-up had performed together since Geri Halliwell quit to go solo in 1998.

Following the jaunt, Beckham vowed to hang up her microphone for good to concentrate on her fashion ventures.

The girl group is now reportedly eager to get back on stage - but singers Halliwell, Melanie Brown, Emma Bu...
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Zigazig Ha! The Spice Girls Have Still Got It

February 14th, 2008 10:46am EST
Spice Girls
"So tell me what you want, what you really really want. I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna really really really wanna zigazig ha." And that is exactly what they did at their Return of the Spice Girls concert held on Feb. 10, 2008, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

The girls are as amazing now as they were in 1996 when they released their first single "Wannabe," shaking it and moving it effortless on stage for an estimated audience of 13,000 screaming fans (mostly teenage girls and a good number of mid-20s to 30s ladies), who braved the bitter cold to pay homage ...
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Emma Bunton Announces Pregnancy

January 26th, 2007 11:53am EST
Emma Bunton
Emma Bunton is pregnant. The former Spice Girl has announced she is expecting her first child with her long-term boyfriend ex-Damage singer Jade Jones, who she has been dating for eight years.

Emma, 31, is three months pregnant and says she and Jade, 27, are absolutely delighted they are becoming parents. The blonde star, better known as Baby Spice, said today: "We are so happy, it's unbelievable news! What a great start to the New Year! We're really looking forward to having a family together and to the rest of our lives.

"I guess I will be handing over the 'Baby' tag now to a de...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 21

January 21st, 2007 3:00am EST
Jack Nicklaus
Happy Birthday to hockey star Dany Heatley (1981), Spice Girl Emma Bunton (1976), "NYPD Blue" actress Charlotte Ross (1968), Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (1965; d. 2002), "Commander-in-Chief" star Geena Davis (1956), Caribbean musician/singer Billy Ocean (1950), "LA Law" actress Jill Eikenberry (1947), "War" singer Edwin Starr (1942), country singer Mac Davis (1942), folk singer Richie Havens (1941), Spanish tenor Placido Domingo (1941), golf legend Jack Nicklaus (1940), American DJ and actor Wolfman Jack (1939; d. 1995), "Kojak" star Telly Savalas (1924; d. 1994), and Confederate general Thom...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 21

January 21st, 2006 3:01am EST
Emma Bunton
Happy Birthday to hockey star Dany Heatley (1981), Spice Girl Emma Bunton (1976), "NYPD Blue" actress Charlotte Ross (1968), Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (1965; d. 2002), "Commander-in-Chief" star Geena Davis (1956), Caribbean musician/singer Billy Ocean (1950), "LA Law" actress Jill Eikenberry (1947), "War" singer Edwin Starr (1942), country singer Mac Davis (1942), folk singer Richie Havens (1941), Spanish tenor Placido Domingo (1941), golf legend Jack Nicklaus (1940), American DJ and actor Wolfman Jack (1939; d. 1995), "Kojak" star Telly Savalas (1924; d. 1994), and Confederate general Thom...
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Spice Girls Secretly Plan World Tour?

January 16th, 2006 11:34am EST
Spice Girls
The Spice Girls are secretly planning to reunite for a world tour, it has been claimed. Geri Halliwell, Mel B, Mel C, Victoria Beckham and Emma Bunton - who split for good in 2001, three years after Geri left the band in 1998 - have been organising rehearsal dates and plan to tour by the end of the year.

The girls - formerly known as Posh, Ginger, Scary, Sporty and Baby - also hope to release a new single to coincide with their concerts. The five girls have been motivated to reform after witnessing the massive interest in the recently announced comeback tour by '90s boy band Take Th...
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