Spice Girls Will Help Kick Off 2012 Olympics

By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 1, 2009 3:22 PM CST
The Spice Girls (Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Geri Halliwell, Victoria Beckham) arrive at a Victoria's Secret fashion show in Los Angeles Nov. 15, 2007.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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(Newser) – When the eyes of the world turn to London for the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics, the land of Shakespeare and the Beatles will present ... the Spice Girls. "They stand for so much in British music history and I can’t think of a better time for them to get back together for another performance," says impresario Simon Fuller. The performance may accompany a farewell tour, he tells the Daily Mirror: "I think if they do it, it’s going to be in 2012."