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Spicing up his night! Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell are reunited with Prince Charles

The Spice Girls have had many colourful encounters with Prince Charles over the years but it was a much more subdued affair when two of the band members met with the future King of England this week.

By Bella Brennan
It’s been almost a decade since Geri Halliwell pinched Prince Charles on the bum and told him he was sexy at the world premiere of their film Spice World in London in 1997.
And oh how time changes things!
On Monday evening, the star formerly known as Ginger Spice was on her best behaviour as she and Emma Bunton were reunited with the 67-year-old at the Pride of Britain Awards, which were held at Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
The 44-year-old, who recently announced her second pregnancy, oozed elegance in a chic black jumpsuit, which perfectly showcased her growing baby bump.
Meanwhile, Emma, 40, opted for an eye-catching patterned dress.
Coming full circle! Prince Charles shares a laugh with Geri and Emma at the Pride of Britain Awards in London.

The duo may not have been nearly as wild as their formative years but they certainly said something entertaining as the father-of-two enjoyed a good belly laugh during their meet-and-greet.
Looking back on the infamous bottom pinch moment, Geri told The Times it was more tame than what people thought.
Watch the iconic moment in the player below and decide for yourself! Post continues after the video…
The Prince has met with the band members several times over the years. Here, he chats to Jennifer Aniston and Geri Halliwell at a royal gala in 1997.
"I didn’t pinch Prince Charles’s bum, as was reported. I patted it,” she explained to the publication.
"Patting him on the bottom was against royal protocol but we're all human."
It was the premiere of our film, Spice World, in the late Nineties. There was a lot of nervous energy – young women, happy antics," the Look at Me hitmaker insisted.
Geri Halliwell famously pinched Charles' bum during one of their encounters.
Last month Geri and her husband, F1 boss Christian Horner, announced they were expecting their first child together.
“The couple is overjoyed with the good news and cannot wait to welcome the newest addition to their family,” the duo said in a statement.
The pair both have children from previous relationships. Geri already has a 10-year-old daughter Bluebell, who was a bridesmaid at her wedding to Christian in 2015, while Christian has a three-year-old daughter called Olivia.

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