The Spice Girls Reunion: Here’s Everything We Know So Far

Posh Spice has apparently agreed on one condition

The Spice Girls Reunion: Here’s Everything We Know So Far

by Jazmin Kopotsha |
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No, you’re not suffering a severe case of déjà vu. Word once again on the street - for the tenth or eleventh time in the last couple of years - is that the Spice Girls are reuniting. For reals, this time. Apparently...

The journey to eventually reaching this point has been a wobbly one, to say the least. First Emma Bunton said there wouldn’t be a reunion and Victoria wasn’t too keen, because of all her fashion stuff and Mel C hinted that there would be a reunion but then she wasn’t very happy about the ideaof it in the end.

So Mel C turned down an offer to reunite not long after Mel B revealed that they’d left it too late to sort out a 20th anniversary tour (which was meant to happen in 2016) and then GEM was a thing for a bit and then since then we’ve spent the following 12 months or so just a little bit confused (read: fed up) by all the tooing, froing and teasing.

But latest reports suggest that a reunion is definitely happening this time around. Simon Fuller, the OG brains behind the Spice Girls, is back at it again and is apparently the one to bring this all to fruition. The Sun reported that all five of the girls will be getting together today for a secret meeting in London which is all very exciting because I'm not sure many of us can remember the last time they were all known to be in the same room together. No, I'm not sure the Olympics really counts.

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The Debrief Celebrity Cameos In Friends

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Janine, aka Elle Macpherson

Joey's Australian dancer roommate who is the real reason we got to witness Ross and Monica perform 'The Routine'.

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Philip Schofield?!

Phillip Schofield shocked This Morning viewers by admitting he'd been on Friends, well, kinda. He's a superfan of the show, and so he actually went along to a viewing of Friends in the 90s. His laugh can be heard in a scene between Jennifer Aniston's Rachel and Matt Le Blanc's Joey in series three.He said: 'I have actually been on Friends. I've been in an episode of Friends. The one where they keep the scary books in the fridge. When I say I was on Friends... my laugh was on Friends.'

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Sandy, aka Freddie Prinze Jr.

The male nanny who Ross had an uncomfortable, definitely not okay, problem with.

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Melissa Warburton, aka Winona Ryder

Remember the big kiss? The one that Rachel apparently had in college with Melissa but no one believes her? That was with Winona.

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Ben, aka Cole Sprouse

Ross's son with Carol was not in the show anywhere near as frequently as he should have been. But the episode where Rachel teaches him how to pull pranks is gold.

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Ralph Lauren, aka Ralph Lauren

Kind of makes sense to have the real life fashion person referred to in Rachel's TV world job, played by the real life person.

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Susie Moss, aka Julia Roberts

Susie stole Chandler's clothes after having him undress in a cubicle in some restaurant toilets as revenge for teasing and pulling up her skirt when they were at school.

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Officer Goodbody, aka Danny Devito

Phoebe's last minute stripper for her bachelorette party was a fantastic dancer, and I won't hear otherwise.

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Dr. Michael Mitchell, aka George Clooney

Meet hot doctor number one who somehow finds himself in the middle of Rachel and Monica's identity swap after Monica loses her health insurance.

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Jamie, aka Helen Hunt

Helen popped up way back in the first season to give Friends a weird cross over into the Mad About You world. She tries to order coffee from Phoebe. It's a bit awks.

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Cousin Cassie, aka Denise Richards

Ah cousin Cassie Gellar. A relative who comes to stay with Monica but is oogled at a bit too much by Chandler so then goes to stay with Ross and has a weird moment over there too.

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Andrea Waltham, aka Jennifer Saunders

What a role, eh? Andrea played mother to Emily (Ross's wife who's name he did not say at the alter) and answers the phone to poor pregnant Phoebe who wasn't able to fly to London for the wedding.

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Tim and Tomas, aka Billy Crystal and Robin Williams

The award for the most out of nowhere cameo probably goes to these two guys who sat on the gang's sofa in the coffee house. Robin's character thinks his wife is cheating on him and for such an impromptu skit, it's pretty funny.

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Will Colbert, aka Brad Pitt

Aka co-president of the 'I Hate Rachel' club and lover of Thanksgiving food.

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Paul Stevens, aka Bruce Willis

Paul is dating Rachel after she breaks up with Ross who is dating Paul's daughter Elizabeth. It's one of the best awkward relationship squares that I can think of and that pep-talk moment in the mirror is A-grade brilliance.

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Richard Crosby, aka Gary Oldman

If you thought the guy who plays opposite Joey in a film then here's why. There's an awkward joke about an Oscar that he hasn't won (in real life and on the show).

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Leonard Hayes, aka Jeff Goldblum

Leonard/Jeff ends up getting peed on by Joey while congratulating him for a great audition, and I think we'll leave it there.

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Erica Ford, aka Brooke Shields

Yep, Joey's creepy Days Of Our Lives stalker is played by the Brooke Shields.

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Zack, aka John Stamos

To jog your memory, Zack is someone Monica and Chandler want as a sperm donor - they just don't tell him this!

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Amy Green, aka Christina Applegate

Here we have one of the Green sisters. We only meet Amy twice, and she has a real issue with getting Rachel's daughter Emma's name right.

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Jill Green, aka Reese Witherspoon

And here we have the other Green sister. She's Rachel's younger sister who comes to find her in the city hoping to start a new life like Rachel did but, well, doesn't. We think dating Ross to spite Rachel might have had a little something to do with it...

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Tommy, aka Ben Stiller

Remember Tommy the screamer?

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Erica, aka Anna Faris

Fun fact, Monica and Chandler's baby girl (one of the twins they adopted from Erica) would be about 17 now.

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Ryan, aka Charlie Sheen

Ryan, one of Phoebe's old flames, comes into town for a couple of weeks and hangs around even though Phoebe has the chicken pox. I suppose you could say it's kind of sweet.

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Kristen, aka Gabrielle Union

Kristen is one of the many women that Joey and Ross bicker over. She appears in The One With The Cheap Wedding Dress (when the girls go to that crazy discount store to help Monica find her dress) and ultimately choses to date neither of them.

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Wendy, aka Selma Blair

Miss Oklahoma runner up and causer of Christmas friction between Chandler and Monica.

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Jessica Lockhart, aka Susan Sarandon

We really hope no one took Jessica's screen kissing tips seriously. She's one of Joey's Days of Our Lives co-stars who is involved in that weird brain swap scenario.

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Mackenzie, aka Dakota Fanning

Nine-year-old Dakota Fanning played the little girl who chats to Joey when he's taken by Chandler and Monica to visit a house out in the suburbs. Neither of them wanted the sale to happen so they bonded.

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Guy on plane, aka Hugh Laurie

Let's have a moment for the unfortunate, nameless guy who has to sit next to Rachel on the flight from New York to London when she's adamant about telling Ross how she feels.

So, Mel B, Mel C, Geri, Emma AND Victoria will be getting together on official Spice business. Yes, even Victoria who historically has been a solid ‘no’ on any hint of getting back together with her old crew. That said, she’s only coming back to the band under one condition – that she doesn’t have to sing.

It's not like that's a huge part of being in a girl band or anything (lol). But then again, she didn't really do *all *that much IRL vocal work back in their heyday...

She's reportedly been assured by big boss man Simon Fuller that she won't have to sing if she agrees to return to her Posh roots and it seems like that might have been one of the big things holding her back before. ‘But after a long period of negotiation Victoria agreed the time is right to work on new projects this year’, the Sun’s source said. ‘It’s very exciting because she has always been adamant she wouldn’t go back’.

Exciting indeed. I know what you're thinking, though: 'if she's not going to sing, what the hell is she going to be doing?'. Well, it seems that the return of the Spice Girls won't actually involve any new music. But you can look forward to an odd consolation prize of another 'Greatest Hits' album (like the one that came out in 2007 but maybe with the songs in a different order), some TV shows in China (bad luck if you're not in China) and a new talent show (remember those auditions that didn't really happen?).

More information to come, we hope. But for now we'll just keep our fingers crossed for more leather and leopard print body suits, the return of the Spice World tour bus and for someone in tech to accidentally leave Vic's mic on.

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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