The Mirror reports former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell has been unable to sell out any of the 13 dates on her comeback tour. “Geri’s tickets went on sale a month ago but even though she’s playing in places like Doncaster’s Dome and Aberdeen’s Press & Journal Arena, rather than Wembley, the take-up has been pretty slow,” a source explained “When you consider that Kylie’s tour sold out within minutes and that newcomers like Avril Lavigne can pack out venues much bigger than the ones Geri’s playing, it doesn’t bode well.”
Geri Fumes Over Simon’s ‘Ride It’ Slam
December 28, 2004 – Neil Sean of Sky News reports former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is upset with Simon Cowell after the ‘Idol’ judge slammed her comeback single ‘Ride It’ as “terrible.” A source said the singer complained, “I know he only said it to get his show mentioned in the papers, but it’s cruel and it hurts. I may never forgive him.”
Geri And Darius Get Spiritual At Christmas Bash
December 26, 2004 – Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and ‘Pop Idol’ finalist Darius Danesh invited all their “spiritual advisers” to a Christmas party at London’s Embassy club, according to The People. Their Feng Shui expert, crystals guru and acupuncturist joined the rumored couple in the VIP area.
Geri Looks To Emulate Dido
December 25, 2004 – The Daily Star reports that former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is looking to ditch her pop image to be a more serious performer like Dido. “Geri’s had enough of doing the same old videos and shows where she’s flaunting her curves and acting like a teenager,” an insider revealed. “She’s told her people she wants her career to take a new, more adult direction. As far as she’s concerned, that means a total image overhaul to kick it off. She’s using Dido as an example of what she’s going for. She’s 32 and wants to appeal to a different audience.”