Calls for ‘King Harry’ as Spice Girls fans react to royal wedding news
Fans of the girl group shared their delight on social media.
Tears, celebrations and a call for Prince Harry to be made King greeted the announcement that the Spice Girls will be attending the royal wedding.
Mel B confirmed the news during an appearance on US talk show The Real and sparked speculation the recently reunited band may even perform when Harry and Meghan Markle wed later in May.
Asked if she knows anybody who has been invited to the wedding, she nodded, clarifying “us five Spice Girls” have all received invites.
Fans of the group shared their delight on social media, with one user labelling it the “future gay liberals want”.
Spice Girls at a royal wedding? This is the future gay liberals want— 𝐓𝐞𝐫𝐫𝐲 (@DinnersReady_) February 27, 2018
Me: *doesn't care about royal weddings at all*— Alex Goldschmidt (@alexandergold) February 27, 2018
Mel B: *teases Spice Girls performance at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding*
Me: *buys fascinator and books flight to the UK*
@Oneofthosefaces called on Harry to take the throne, writing: “mel b says all five spice girls are going to the royal wedding… prince harry a real one honestly, thank u for serving the people what they really really want, nothing but respect for MY heir to the throne.”
@ZaddyMae posted: “You know it’s a weird day when you hear that the Spice Girls are performing at the Royal Wedding and you burst into tears.”
me sneaking into the royal wedding just so I can see the Spice Girls perform pic.twitter.com/b27akeC63A— Frank Costa (@feistyfrank) February 27, 2018
@AllieBowers wrote: “Sorry everyone but can’t come to work during the royal wedding. Turns out the Spice Girls are performing. My attendance there is now necessary.”
@JMendenhall tweeted: “I am normally meh on royal weddings, but if it can get the Spice Girls to reunite, then we need to have more of them.”
Harry and Meghan Markle will get married at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, on May 19.
The service will begin at midday and the newlyweds will embark on a carriage procession along a route including Castle Hill, High Street, Sheet Street, Kings Road, Albert Road, Long Walk and finally Windsor Castle.