How marriage turned Geri into Posh Spice: No wonder Ginger’s in a tizz over racy Mel B rumours

Mail Online | 5/15/2015 | Alison Boshoff for the Daily Mail
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With her muddy wellies, 15th-century house, aristocratic neighbours, plummy voice and Aga, the artist formerly known as Ginger Spice has come a long way.

A recent, admiring profile of her featured Geri posing for pictures wearing a ballgown while sitting on a horse. It hailed her: 'The Real Posh Spice.'

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At least one of the Spice Girls finds the whole 'Posher than Posh' act so irritating she was tempted into a series of unwise swipes.

As we discovered recently, Mel B, 43, can't bear her old friend's new, wholesome, incarnation as the all-baking trophy wife.

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After dropping her bombshell that they had a **** encounter, Mel B said: 'She's going to hate me for this because she's all posh in her country house with her husband.'

Mel has apparently now apologised to Geri for the dig — after an initial refusal — and Geri is trying to move on from the upset.

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They are due to start rehearsals for their reunion tour soon.

But how has Ginger Spice — daft, lippy, honkingly loud and full of attitude — reinvented herself as the Lady of the Manor?

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Finding global fame aged 24, she made her mark with platform trainers, war paint, an ample cleavage and garishly streaked hair.

However, it was a confusing world which was not quite the fantasy she anticipated. She bailed out two years later, in the grip of an eating disorder and unable to cope with the love-hate dynamics of the Spice Girls.

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But her taste for the high life had been whetted.

Those close to her say her brushes with Prince Charles in the Spice Girls concert days sparked her longing to belong to the upper crust.

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A friend said: 'She was bowled over when the Spice Girls started meeting Prince Charles. Mel B was rude to him at the premiere of the film Spiceworld but...
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