Friday 17 August 2018

Strictly’s not for me, says ex-Spice Girl Geri Horner

The star said she found learning dance routines in the girl band ‘very full-on’.

Ex-Spice Girl Geri Horner (Ian West/PA)
Ex-Spice Girl Geri Horner (Ian West/PA)

By Catherine Wylie, Press Association

Former Spice Girl Geri Horner has ruled out starring in Strictly Come Dancing.

The singer, 45, said she enjoys dancing and loves the glitzy outfits, but would not go on the hit show.

Reflecting on her time in the Spice Girls, Horner said learning dance routines was “very full-on”.

Ex-Spice Girl Geri Horner has ruled out appearing on Strictly Come Dancing (Victoria Jones/PA)

Speaking to the Radio Times about the television programmes she likes to watch, Horner said: “I watch Take Me Out and Strictly. I love seeing the Strictly outfits and it looks like everyone has a great time on it.

“It looks like it would be really uplifting and give you a buzz.”

Asked if she would go on Strictly, she said: “No, I wouldn’t. When I was in the Spice Girls, having to learn dance routines when I’m not a trained dancer was very full-on.

The Spice Girls perform during the Olympic Games Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, London, in 2012. (Owen Humphreys/PA)

“It would take me longer than it took everybody else and it was hard work. I love dancing but having to learn moves – oh my God!”

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