The Guardian’s Elizabeth Day caught up with Geri Halliwell in an interview promoting the former Spice Girls star’s new children’s book ‘Ugenia Lavender and the Burning Pants’. “My daughter Bluebell is a cheeky monkey,” the 35-year-old said. “What I like about her is that she’s really confident. She says to my mum: ‘That’s not lilac, that’s purple.’ She’s only two.”
Geri also spoke about a dream she had about Michael Jackson the previous night. “I dreamt I was handing him a baby in a bag,” Geri explained, “and then I thought: ‘What am I doing? I’ve seen what he does with babies. He dangles them over balconies.’ I’ve never met Michael Jackson. I’m glad, because I think I’d stare too much.” Read more.
The Veronicas Dream Of Touring With Michael Jackson
July 3, 2008 – The Veronicas stop by the Warner Bros. Records New York offices to chat with the Warner Bros. Blog. The Brisbane twins talked about what they like to do during their off time while on tour, Michael Jackson being the dream artist they’d like to tour with, how they choose their on stage fashion, and their favorite tracks off the new album ‘Hook Me Up’. Video at YouTube has since been removed.
Geri Halliwell Rescued From A Trapped Elevator
May 6, 2008 – ITN reports former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell was rescued in an elevator at Lakeside Shopping Centre in Essex. Geri was on her way to sign copies of her new book ‘Ugenia Lavender’ when the incident occurred. After an hour, Geri was released by Essex County Fire & Rescue Service. The 35-year-old then proceeded to the book signing. “We were called to help get some people out of a lift in Lakeside and when we got there we were all surprised to discover that one of the people trapped was Geri Halliwell,” Sub Officer Dan Hyatt explained. “Geri thanked us all for our help and was a really nice lady. There were loads of fans waiting for her so we were glad that we were able to get her out quickly so she could go and meet them.”
Geri Halliwell Dating Dancer Ivan ‘Flipz’ Velez
April 5, 2008 – The Sun reports that Geri Halliwell is now dating dancer Ivan ‘Flipz’ Velez, who worked on the Spice Girls tour and lifted Ginger when she performed ‘It’s Raining Men’. “Geri and Ivan met on the tour and were working very closely together. Towards the end, it began to heat up and turn into a something more,” a friend told the British tabloid. “She found she missed him after the tour ended in February, so she flew out to Los Angeles to be with him. He’s great with her daughter Bluebell. She was with Geri on tour so he is already familiar to her. And he’s very popular in the Spice Girls camp. It was Flipz who was teaching the Beckham kids all their breakdancing skills. It’s early days but they’re having a lot of fun.”