George Michael Hosting Baby Shower For Geri Halliwell

The Mirror reports George Michael be hosting a baby shower for Geri Halliwell at his plush Highgate home on Sunday, and has invited the singer’s former Spice Girl bandmates. “[George’s partner] Kenny’s making sure there’s a beautiful spread of chocolates and cakes, as well as salads and lighter dishes,” a source said. “He’s going to fill their home with bright, fresh flowers and balloons. He wants everything to be perfect – like a real, traditional American Park Avenue baby shower.”

Geri Halliwell Chooses Baby Names

March 9, 2006 – Pregnant former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell tells Hello! magazine that she’s thinking of naming her baby Leonardo for a boy and Stella for a girl. Geri also revealed that her fetus has her own “turned up nose” but said that the first scans showed “something that looks more like a potato than a little person.” Halliwell joked, “I thought that I was carrying Potato Halliwell.”

Geri Halliwell Turns To George Michael To Be Birthing Partner

According to The Daily Star, if Geri Halliwell is unable to patch things up with 39-year-old script writer Sacha Gervasi, the pregnant former Spice Girl is asking best friend George Michael to be her birthing partner. “Geri has grown very close to George and his partner Kenny Goss and has already spoken to them both about going to pre-birthing classes with her should Sacha be unable to attend,” a source revealed.

Halliwell And Beckham Reunite

December 30, 2005 – Former Spice Girls Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell have ended their feud, with Ginger due to join Posh in becoming a mother. “She was thrilled when she heard Geri was expecting and wanted to spend quality time with her before the baby arrived,” a source told The Mirror. “There have been lots of rifts between them but they’ve been speaking regularly for the past 18 months.”

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Geri Halliwell Desperate To Make Things Work With Sacha Gervasi

The Mirror reports that former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is trying to patch up her romance with scriptwriter Sacha Gervasi for the sake of their unborn baby, due next spring.

“Geri and Sacha are back together and trying to work it out for the baby,” a friend of the couple revealed. “It is very important to both of them that their child has both parents on the scene, so they are willing to go to any lengths to achieve this. But they have a very volatile relationship and are arguing quite a lot. Just last week they were supposed to meet friends for dinner in LA but had to cancel at the last minute because they were too emotional after a big row.”

Geri Halliwell Plans Greatest Hits Release

Since Geri Halliwell owes EMI one more album under her deal, Neil Sean of Sky News reports that the former Spice Girl wants to do a greatest hits collection. Halliwell plans to “fill up the gaps” on the project by perhaps recording some Spice Girls songs, like ‘Too Much’, as a tribute to her former bandmates.

Halliwell Ready To Raise Baby Without Gervasi

October 19, 2005 – A friend of former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell tells The Daily Mail that the pregnant singer isn’t happy with Sacha Gervasi, the British screenwriter who is the fetus’ father. “(Geri’s) very upset her relationship with Sacha hasn’t exactly gone to plan,” the source said. “But if she is alone when the baby arrives, so be it. She’s a strong woman and will cope just fine.”

British Screenwriter Confirms Halliwell’s Pregnancy

October 18, 2005 – British screenwriter Sacha Gervasi broke his silence about the pregnancy of Geri Halliwell and confirmed that he is having a baby with the former Spice Girl. In a one-lined statement, he told the news agency Splash News: “I fully intend to give Geri and the baby all the love and support they need.”

Halliwell Reportedly Pregnant

October 15, 2005 – Geri Halliwell is pregnant, the News of the World can reveal. The former Spice Girl has told friends she is expecting the baby she yearns for next spring. The singer has been mum on who the father is, though she’s been secretly dating a British scriptwriter named Sacha Gervasi.

Geri Halliwell And Duncan James Shop For Lingerie

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and former Blue star Duncan James renewed talk that they are dating after being photographed together shopping at Victoria’s Secret in Los Angeles. “Geri and Duncan looked like any other couple shopping for underwear together,” a source said. “There was a definite chemistry between them.”

Will Geri Halliwell’s Wax Figure Be Melted?

ContactMusic.com reports that former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds is in danger of being melted by the museum due to her wane in popularity. “Geri is not as popular as she was and her waxwork is in danger of being removed,” a source said. “When it was made, Geri agreed that she would have first option to buy herself back rather than be melted down.”

Geri Halliwell Eyes Stage Career

June 25, 2005 – With her latest album ‘Desire’ tanking in the charts, former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is setting her sights on a stage career. Halliwell told a spy, “I love the instant connection that theatre can bring and see this as my natural next step.” A source said she has already auditioned for the play ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’ for its run on the West End. The singer also lashed out at ‘Pop Idol’ judge Simon Cowell as the man who halted her pop career after Mr. Nasty blasted her last video. She fumed to Neil Sean of Sky News, “It was such a cruel thing to do.”

Halliwell Upset Spice Girls Won’t Play Live 8

June 24, 2005 – Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell tells The Sun after Melanie Brown nixed the British girl group from reforming for Live 8, she is distraught to miss out on the historic concert. “I would love to be part of Live 8,” Halliwell said. “I’m so sad I won’t be there – or the other girls who really wanted to. Only four of us could make it.”

Geri Halliwell Training Lookalikes?

The Sun reports that former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell was spotted at a fancy London restaurant talking to two lookalikes about how to be like her. “She was sat with two girls who looked almost the same as her and they were talking about the lookalike agencies they work for,” a source told the tabloid. “They almost seemed quite competitive and Geri was saying: ‘Good… ‘I am a competitive person, so it’s good to be feisty’, and she called them Geri Two and Geri Three.”

Jennifer Ellison And Geri Halliwell On ‘Ministry Of Mayhem’

Jennifer Ellison and former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell were on ‘Ministry Of Mayhem’ on Saturday (May 28). Check out pictures from RexFeatures.

Britain’s Big Two Radio Stations Pass On Halliwell

May 19, 2005 – ‘Top Of The Pops’ reports that Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell’s music career may be in big trouble as both Radio 1 and Capital FM have failed to add her new single ‘Desire’ to their playlists. “We’ve only got a finite amount of room on our playlists and we chose songs we think our audience are interested in,” a Radio 1 boss said. “Geri’s isn’t one we’ll be adding.”

Kylie Minogue In Geri Halliwell’s Thoughts

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell, who had a breast-lump scare years ago, issued a statement regarding news that Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer. “Like everyone else, Kylie is in my thoughts and I hope she makes a successful and speedy recovery,” Halliwell said. “No women are immune to breast cancer; it does not discriminate, it can happen to anyone at any time. Awareness is everything and I would hope that this sad news encourages women everywhere to get regular checks.”

Kylie’s Ex Comments On Her Cancer Battle

May 17, 2005 – Kylie Minogue’s former lover Jason Donovan commented on the news that the singer has been diagnosed with Breast cancer. “I was shocked and concerned to hear of Kylie’s illness. My thoughts are with her and her family at this difficult time,” he said. “I sincerely wish her well with this treatment. Kylie’s a strong woman who will fight this battle on every front.”

Dannii Minogue Comments On Kylie’s Breast Cancer Battle

May 17, 2005 – Dannii Minogue issued a statement in response to her sister Kylie Minogue’s announcement that she has breast cancer. “The news is very upsetting, although as the cancer has been diagnosed at such an early stage we are all very optimistic that everything will be OK,” Dannii said. “We’re all very thankful for the endless messages of love and support Kylie has been receiving. I know all your kind thoughts will mean the world to her as she gets better.”

Kylie Forgets Her Own Lyrics

May 12, 2005 – The Daily Telegraph reports that Kylie Minogue was left red-faced after forgetting lyrics to her ’87 release ‘I Should Be So Lucky’ while performing the track in London last week on her Showgirl tour. “She was halfway through and stopped,” a concertgoer said. “She looked a bit embarrassed and asked the audience to help out.”

Documentary To Provide New Details On Halliwell

March 26, 2005 – Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell spoke with The Mirror about the warts and all documentary about her which will air on Channel 4. “It’s going to have lots of things you didn’t know about me,” she said. “You’ll see my Rabbit. As a girl, you’ll know what I mean by that.” Look for the documentary in May.

Halliwell Will Return To America After Comeback Bid Fails

March 20, 2005 – The Daily Star reports that former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is selling the $5.3 million home she purchased in London’s exclusive Kensington district just last year after her pop comeback failed. “Geri is desperate to get her career and her life back on track,” a source told the paper. “The Kensington house was supposed to be her dream home but Geri just feels really lonely whenever she’s there. To make matters worse she has not managed to relaunch her pop career. Now she hopes a move back to the US will give her the boost she needs.”

Halliwell Through With Weight Battles

March 11, 2005 – Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell tells Cosmopolitan magazine that her battles with bulimia and excessive exercising are over. “I don’t want it to be the topic of my life anymore,” Ginger Spice said. “Now if I exercise it has to be for pure fitness and not to lose weight. I have spent too much of my life focusing on that. I’ve done a lot of work to move on.” The singer added, “The healthiest diet is the self-acceptance diet.”

Speed Bump In Geri Halliwell’s Comeback

The Mirror reports that Innocent Records are said to be unhappy with Geri Halliwell’s third solo album and have ordered the former Spice Girl back in the studio to come up with new material. “The plan was that Geri would release a single this month and put the album out in March,” a source revealed. “But they dropped off the release schedules. She’s been working on her second solo comeback for more than three years now. It was scheduled for release last summer, there’s no point her touring with just one single out.”

Halliwell Changes Management, Postpones Tour

February 13, 2005 – A posting on Geri Halliwell’s official site reports that the former Spice Girl has parted company with her management this week and taken on new representation. Currently in the midst of finishing her forthcoming album, her new team have advised her to postpone her May UK tour and she has taken their advice. Her record company, Innocent, are excited about the new album and looking forward to being able to promote the album properly before Geri embarks on the tour. Marshall Arts, the tour promoter, will announce the rescheduled dates shortly.

Darius And Geri To Team Up On New Single

January 30, 2005 – Neil Sean of Sky News reports that Darius Danesh and rumored squeeze Geri Halliwell have both written and recorded a secret track which they hope to put out as a double A side single. The track is called ‘Every Waking Hour’ and Sean hears recalls the glamorous 80s and that fans will be stunned when they hear it. With both artists’ careers struggling, they’re hoping that combining forces will provide a boost.

Geri Feeling Jealous Over Darius Reconciliation

January 29, 2005 – The Daily Star reports that Geri Halliwell is upset with news Darius Danesh wants to get back together with ex-girlfriend Natasha Henstridge. “Geri has become used to [Darius] being around and didn’t seem too happy with the idea of Darius getting involved with Natasha again,” a source explained.

Billionaire Offers Big Money For Halliwell To Attend Ball

January 13, 2005 – The Sun reports that Geri Halliwell has been asked to attend the Opera Ball in Vienna as the guest of 72-year-old billionaire Dickie Lugner, who is prepared to pay the pop star $940,000 for the night.

“I’m proud to have such a star guest as Ginger Spice, who has made such a successful career for herself,” said a proud Dickie. “I chose Geri because of her wonderful smile.”

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