Peoplenews.com reports Geri Halliwell’s romance with Coffee Republic millionaire Bobby Hashemi may be in trouble after she made the suggestion that the two should move in together. A friend revealed, “Bobby doesn’t want to rush things – he wants to keep hold of his freedom and it is far, far too early to be thinking about moving in together.”
Geri Has Her Own Math
December 6, 2001 – The Mirror reports ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell was overheard talking about her album saying, “I was listening to my album and I started thinking, this is really good. I like it and a million other people bought it and thought the same.” Problem is, Halliwell’s album only sold 120,000 copies.
Ex-Spice Girl Tells All To Donny Osmond
November 28, 2001 – Ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell talked with Donny Osmond on GMTV Wednesday where the singer admits to sitting in a freezing bath every morning following a hot shower, “You don’t need a face lift, just get in a cold bath.” Geri also talked about her Christianity study of late.
Geri’s Play For Pay Upsets Some
November 19, 2001 – Allpop reports Geri Halliwell is stirring up some controversy with Britain’s Conservative party because of the price Britain’s Ministry of Defense is said to have paid to get the singer to perform for British troops. Bernard Jenkin of the party blasted, “Wealthy performers can and should perform for free. Taxpayers should not be splashing out large sums of money unnecessarily.” Geri’s spokesman, Jonathan Hackford, insists she wasn’t paid and revealed, “Geri actually ended up out-of-pocket after having to personally pay stage crew and several dancers who flew in from Italy.”
Halliwell Incident A DJ Concocted Publicity Stunt
November 5, 2001 – News.com.au reports the decision by Geri Halliwell to back out of the Rumba festival in Australia was made well before her much publicized interview with Kyle and Jackie O. Geri had pulled out according to insiders, because of concerns over terror attacks in the U.S. on September 11. Halliwell didn’t use that as her official reason, rather the need to promote her new single in the U.K.
WENN reports Robbie Williams has admitted to bedding former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell as he didn’t have much good to say about the singer. Robbie claims, “We slept together. But I don’t think we found each other physically attractive.
“Geri liked to speak like a psychotic child and developed this possessed look in her eye. It was genuinely scaring me.”
Nicole & Robbie Video Details
November 10, 2001 – Well it appears that News of the World has scaled back their website and has dropped Rav’s online column, but at least they have details and photos of Nicole Kidman’s video with Robbie Williams. Apparently the video was so sexual that portions had to be removed by orders of the Independent Television Commission.
Radio 1 reports Geri Halliwell’s spokesman Jonathan Hackford has denied reports she ditched her planned concerts in Australia over Kyle and Jackie O springing a Posh audio clip on her during an interview, “They’re two completely separate things. She was upset by the surprise that was sprung onto her by the radio station, but the reason she’s had to cancel is because her single ‘Calling’ was delayed.”
Geri Halliwell Ditches Australia Gig Over Bad Interview
October 30, 2001 – Ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell has dramatically pulled out of her Australian tour, claiming she was insulted by Melbourne radio station FOX FM’s Hot30.com. The station’s DJs Kyle and Jackie O. played her a pre-recorded question from rival Posh Spice simply asking her “Hi, how are you?” Rumba organizer Sean Pickwell said of the decision, “To be steaming over something so trivial for so long and then, this close to the event, pull out is a real slap in the face. Geri’s cancelling isn’t a war issue, it’s a fruity-cake issue.”
As for the Hot30.com interview, the offending question doesn’t seem to be listed in the website’s archive and may be from a different interview.
29 Year Old Ex-Spice Girl Claims to be Virgin
October 26, 2001 – Megastar reports that Geri Halliwell revealed in an online chat that she still is claiming her virginity saying, “It’s not some villanous (sic) disease that you’ve got to get rid of as soon as possible. Feel proud to be a virgin – I am!” Geri also commented on her eating disorder during the chat advising against trying to diet, “I think the healthiest thing to do is not to diet, just try and eat healthily, it’s balance and that’s the hardest thing to achieve, especially in this day and age.”
Yoga Saves Geri From Eating Disorder
October 22, 2001 – According to the Mirror, Geri Halliwell claims yoga has saved her life. An expert told the tabloid, “Crucially, it has freed her from the destructive cycle of excessive dieting, calming her mind and allowing her to eat the food she used to fear, even chips.”
The Sun reports Geri Halliwell has apologized for causing her ex Spice Girl mate Victoria Beckham’s eating problems, as Posh claims in her autobiography, Learning To Fly. Geri says, “I wasn’t healthy around that time we were all living together and I feel sad that my behavior had an input on anybody else’s. I would hate to think I would inflict my eating habits on to anybody.”
Geri Causes Soldiers to Get Too Steamed Up
October 8, 2001 – During Geri Halliwell’s performance on Saturday, several soldiers had to go to the military hospital suffering from dehydration. A soldier told Sky news of the Halliwell and Steps performance, “Many of the lads have been worried about everything that has been happening recently but tonight’s show will have really taken their minds off it.”
Geri Performs For British Troops After Demands Met
October 8, 2001 – According to peoplenews, Geri Halliwell’s performance in Oman this weekend was arranged only after military staff set her up with an air conditioned room with ridge full of soya milk. Said a military official of Geri, “We’ve had to book them in the nearest Hilton hotel.”