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    Posted on Apr 17, 2017

    17 Reasons Mel C Was Hands Down The Best Spice Girl

    We all need a little more Vitamin C.

    1. For starters, she promoted sports.

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    Long live the tracksuit.

    2. Not only that, she was VERY committed to her image. So much so that she went to visit Prince Charles wearing a t-shirt that she could have worn to participate in the Tour de France.

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    COM-MIT-TED.

    3. She didn't hog the spotlight. Being the letter i was enough for her, even though it took up much less space than the others.

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    4. She was the first one to actually sing in "Wannabe."

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    5. And it wasn't a throwaway line either, but a declaration of intent: "If you want my future, forget my past."

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    Which essentially means "if you want me, shape up."

    6. And then she went to a fancy dinner and was like "look what I think about your etiquette rules, bourgeoisie."

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    7. She had tattoos.

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    Before everyone and their mother did.

    8. Her alter ego's name was KATRINA HIGHKICK.

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    9. In the "Spice Up Your Life" video, she was wearing these glasses.

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    10. And she could KO a guy.

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    11. She was the best singer by a mile.

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    By SEVERAL miles.

    12. YES, I SWEAAAAAAAR.

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    13. She wrote one of the songs on the soundtrack of Pokemon: The First Movie (even though Emma would end up singing it).

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    So '90s.

    14. She inspired "Emit Remmus" from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' album Californication.

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    Anthony Kiedis wrote it after meeting Mel C. It's "Summer Time" backwards, by the way.

    15. Let's see, THIS KICK.

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    16. And everything in the "Say You'll Be There" video.

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    Awesome outfit: ✔️

    Weird knives: ✔️

    Ninja moves: HELL ✔️

    17. Long live Mel C.

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    This post was translated from Spanish.

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