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Geri Halliwell Just Apologized For Leaving The Spice Girls And I'm Shook

She's throwin' far too much emotions at me.

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So HOPEFULLY this goes without saying, but these are the Spice Girls.

From left to right we've got Sporty, Baby, Scary, Posh, and Ginger Spice.
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From left to right we've got Sporty, Baby, Scary, Posh, and Ginger Spice.

In the 1990s, the Spice Girls were the most famous pop group in the world. Like, chill-with-the-Queen famous.

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Have-your-own-line-of-dolls famous.

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Star-in-a-movie-so-incredible-it-was-honestly-robbed-at-the-1997-Oscars famous.


But in May of 1998, Geri Halliwell (aka Ginger Spice) unexpectedly quit the group, citing creative and personal differences. And 19 years later, she's apologizing for the abrupt exit. It all started when a Spice Girls fan page tweeted this ~heartbreaking tribute~ yesterday:

19 years ago today, it was announced that @GeriHalliwell had left the Spice Girls in the middle of their world tour…

And Geri used the opportunity to officially say sorry.

I'm sorry about that ...💔, everything works out in the end 🌈 , that's what my mum says! X


Most fans were very understanding:

@GeriHalliwell @WestonJoeN It was 💔 at the time but what you needed to had a great solo pop journey & becam…

@GeriHalliwell True fans don't hold it against you ginger You did what you thought was best #allthelove…

While other fans still have some healing to do:

@GeriHalliwell How did you sleep at night?

Of course, Geri had every right to leave the group whenever she damn well pleased, and she doesn't actually owe us an apology for doing it. Still, it's nice to know that she cares! / Via Giphy

And if she really wants to make it up to us, we'll happily take a 2017 reunion.