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Say You'll Be There: Spice Girls Reunion Tour Rumors (Minus Posh?)
If we learned one thing during the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony hullaballoo, it's that the Spice Girls are a major draw. They were the most-talked about act from the spectacle Sunday night, generating over 116,000 Tweets per minute.
So can the singing, dancing, zig-a-zig-a-ing fivesome sustain that level of interest for a full on reunion tour? Rumors are already flying that the girl group is talking about making a comeback. Only instead of "2 Become 1" it's more like "5 Become 4," since, as usual, Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham is possibly a holdout.
Tell me, will this deja vu never end?
With Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown leading the charge for the Girls to hit the stage again, RadarOnline reports Beckham, just like she said she was unwilling to take part in a Spice Girls documentary, is saying she'll take a pass. A source tells them:
"Vicky says she just has way too much on her plate right now with her fashion label and so busy being a mother to four young children, and wife to [LA Galaxy star] David and it just doesn't seem like she wants any part of a reunion tour."
In fact, according to the UK publication Metro, the Spice Girls were going to go ahead and do the Olympics show sans pouty Posh when she also said she wouldn't do the gig. That might not be such a bad idea for a tour too; after all, Posh has long been lambasted as the least talented singer and dancer (though she does do a great turn as a clothes hanger).
That might actually be the plan, per that same Radar insider:
"Mel B thinks the perfect time to do a reunion tour would be around the time the Spice Girls musical premieres in London on December 16 and wouldn't need to be a full scale world tour that would last for months, rather they could perform in Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, London and other big cities to promote the musical. The ladies are ready to perform with or without Posh Spice."
And as we know, "easy V doesn't come for free." So we wonder what Posh really, really wants to do.