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Posted by: Pipa Jun 7 2006, 07:28 PM

Well, this isn't really news, nor is it that important, but seeing that there is a lack of information about Rachel at the moment, we decided to post this little bit for you.

Emma Bunton, former Spice Girls star who plans to record a third UK album and release it sometime in 2007, has posted a message on her official website stating that she met Rachel Stevens during her tile in LA. The two, who have previously met and been photographed together, supposedly 'hung out' as well. The message is as follows:


Just wanted to drop you a quick line as I've been having a busy time of it - honest! I've recently been in LA for work which was a total blast, I have to say. I was there just to have a few preliminary work meetings but the best thing was that I was able to have a bit of time off - I went to see American Idol which I'm a big fan of - and I also caught up with a lot of mates while I was there: I hung out with Rachel Stevens but I also got to see Geri and Melanie B too.


Credits: RSO


Meh sad.gif

Posted by: Aly Jun 8 2006, 01:03 AM

Ooh, lucky Emma, lucky Rachel!

Nah, more lucky Emma. tongue.gif

Posted by: DoubleM Jun 11 2006, 03:00 PM

Thanks for posting,

It's a shame we never saw Emma in the AI audience. If she was there the same night as Rachel, she must have been close to her if they've been hanging out together...unless they went on different nights.


Posted by: Pipa Jun 11 2006, 03:02 PM

Yeah unsure.gif
Well maybe she was there but she wasn't filmed or something wacko.gif tongue.gif

Posted by: Grandwicky Jun 11 2006, 03:24 PM

aww I want news about music sad.gif Oh well we there will be soon so we won't need to turn into the Darius forum. wink.gif

Posted by: jack89 Jun 11 2006, 08:23 PM

Imagine sitting next to a spice girl!

Posted by: Kelly Jun 14 2006, 09:05 PM

I love Emma too. wub.gif

Posted by: jack89 Dec 8 2006, 02:21 PM

I'd Be Shocked If I Won!
It had been a quiet couple of years for Emma Bunton, but now suddenly she’s everywhere. As well as being one of the favourites to win Strictly Come Dancing, Emma released this year’s Children In Need single and she’s just moved in with her boyfriend of eight years, Jade Jones. We caught up with her to discuss her Strictly schedule and the chemistry between her and partner Darren Bennett.


"People said to me at the beginning, 'If you do Strictly Come Dancing, it's going to be hard work', but I didn't think it would be this hard," Emma admitted. "But the main thing is, I am loving it. It's been quite hard work but it's really weird because I love it. Even Jade knows I'm usually terrible in the mornings and can't get up, but these days, I'm jumping out of bed. "I think it's because I'm loving every second of it. And when I love something, it's easy to get to it."

She acknowledges though that the dancing has been more difficult than she expected. "The training is very hard work. Bless Darren, he's very patient with me,” she said of her dance partner. “The thing is, I pick something up but tend to forget it very quickly, and he has to keep going over it with me.

"He's become a little bit harder with me over the last couple of weeks, because I haven't had the time to give him, so I think he's getting a bit frustrated with me. But I'm trying my best and we do work well together. There is a chemistry between us - he's just so easy to get on with. We're also the same star sign so we're quite similar people as well."

Emma, one of the favourites to win the show, decided to take part in the dancing competition because she fancied a challenge. "At the beginning of the year, I turned 30 and said to myself, 'I'm going to give myself challenges this year'. I'm not a trained dancer by any means," she said.
"I've done little bits of dancing with the [Spice] girls, which is very simple stuff, but this is completely different from anything else that I've done. There's something so special about dancing with a partner and being taught a new skill.

"I'd be quite shocked if I won," Emma added. "I'm just taking each day as it comes. We've got to learn a new dance every week, sometimes two dances, so I'm not thinking that far ahead - even though Darren probably is!"

While the dance training means working closely with Darren on those sexy moves, she says that Jade isn't fazed by her spending so much time with another man. "Oh no, he's not jealous at all. Darren is married to Lilia on the show, and Jade's come down to a few practices, along with Lilia. We both wanted to take up the tango after watching Strictly last year, and I tried to find a tango teacher to teach us. So before I even got asked to do the show, we were already really keen to take up some sort of dancing - we just didn't get round to it.

"Now whenever I get home, Jade's always asking me what I've learnt today. I always say that I'm too tired but he wants me to show him. So I've been teaching him little bits and he loves it."







She needs to win if she wants to release another song me thinks

Posted by: thisispop Dec 8 2006, 02:42 PM

She stands no chance of winning.

In the last four weeks the judges have voted her Top out of all the dancers in 3 out of the 4 weeks, but the public have voted her bottom four weeks on the trot.

When it gets to the final three contestants it will be a straightforward public vote, so there is no way she will win.

The same thing happened last year with Zoe Ball. Remember teenage girls will not vote for another pretty female. Especially a successful one worth c. £10 million.

They would much rather vote for the "fit" England Rugby player Matt Dawson; the "swoonsome" England Test cricketer Mark Rampakash or the 17 year-old Eastenders actress (who's contract is not going to be renewed = the sympathy vote) Louise Lytton.


Posted by: Andrewy Dec 8 2006, 03:03 PM

^^ And also she's the worst dancer wink.gif

Mark and Karen have it going ON! They deserve it

Posted by: val4jadan Dec 8 2006, 03:07 PM

She's a good dancer, but I think the winner will either be Mark or Louisa.

Posted by: Aly Dec 8 2006, 04:16 PM

It could do wonders for her album if she won.

Posted by: thisispop Dec 8 2006, 04:53 PM

QUOTE(Andrewy @ Dec 8 2006, 03:27 PM) *

^^ And also she's the worst dancer wink.gif


That is your opinion.

But why have the "expert panel of judges" have given her the top marks in the 3 out of the last 4 weeks? rolleyes.gif

Let's face it, the British public like underdog losers, we don't like winners.

Posted by: Mikey Dec 8 2006, 05:27 PM

QUOTE(Aly @ Dec 8 2006, 04:40 PM) *

It could do wonders for her album if she won.


rotf.gif ARE you having a laugh

Posted by: Aly Dec 8 2006, 05:31 PM

QUOTE(Mikey @ Dec 8 2006, 05:51 PM) *

rotf.gif ARE you having a laugh


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No, it's about her only glimmer of hope she has left.

Posted by: thisispop Dec 8 2006, 05:34 PM

QUOTE(Aly @ Dec 8 2006, 05:55 PM) *

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No, it's about her only glimmer of hope she has left.


Her only glimmer of hope is surely a Spice Girls reunion in the second half of 2007? laugh.gif

Posted by: darren Dec 8 2006, 05:37 PM

I'm too caught up with Leona to watch SCD laugh.gif

Posted by: Feel_the_Fever Dec 8 2006, 05:42 PM

it will be between emma andf ruby from eastenders i think

Posted by: Andrewy Dec 9 2006, 03:53 AM

QUOTE
That is your opinion.

But why have the "expert panel of judges" have given her the top marks in the 3 out of the last 4 weeks?


It's true ... but I've been ballroom and latin dancing for the last 2 years and, although I don't claim to be anywhere near as good or qualified, I do know SOMETHING (especially how beginners dance and improve) it's totally clear to me that (in my opinion wink.gif) emma is the worst dancer. IMO, the judges couldn't be more wrong in their marks. smile.gif

Don't get me wrong ... as a person and musician, I adore Emma. But as a dancer, she's not the best

imo wink.gif

Posted by: Andrewy Dec 9 2006, 03:53 AM

oops, double post!

Posted by: wingnut..johnny boi Dec 10 2006, 02:35 PM

well louisa went out last night so she outa the running. emma is one of the best dancers on there but the public just dont give her the votes. and the whole point of the show is for the lowest combined score of judges and public vote, goes out. and if she gets the lowest overral then she deserves to go out. i am a fan btw, but thats just the way it is.

Posted by: Feel_the_Fever Dec 10 2006, 02:36 PM

i was sure louisa and emma would be the final 2

Posted by: slowdown73 Dec 15 2006, 02:17 PM

Apparantly she is re-releasing her album after the next single, "You're all I need to know".

Quite strange, but maybe the record company will re-promote it because its got lost in the christmas market. I wonder if there will be any new tracks on it? I've bought the album and it contains 2 b sides from the single.

Posted by: JON Dec 15 2006, 05:04 PM

QUOTE(slowdown73 @ Dec 15 2006, 02:41 PM) *

Apparantly she is re-releasing her album after the next single, "You're all I need to know".

Quite strange, but maybe the record company will re-promote it because its got lost in the christmas market. I wonder if there will be any new tracks on it? I've bought the album and it contains 2 b sides from the single.

I'm not sure about new songs though I expect there will be. Also, I don't think 'Something Tells Me Somethings Gonna Happen Tonight' will be on it as I think that fact that there will 2 or 3 covers on the album put people off a bit as well as it getting lost in the christmas market.

Posted by: simplydan Dec 15 2006, 05:54 PM

Im getting it for crimbO!

Posted by: thisispop Jan 26 2007, 07:14 PM

Emma Bunton announces pregnancy
BBC Entertainment News


Former Spice Girl Emma Bunton has announced she is expecting a baby with her partner, Jade Jones, a former member of boy band Damage.
The 31-year-old, who came third in BBC One show Strictly Come Dancing, has been dating Jones, 27, for eight years.


Bunton, commonly known as Baby Spice, said: "I guess I will be handing over the 'Baby' tag now to a deserving little new owner."

It is thought the baby is due sometime in the summer.

In a statement, the couple said: "We are so happy, it's unbelievable news. What a great start to the New Year."

Bunton recently revealed she been had diagnosed with endometriosis, a condition which can make it difficult to conceive.

In a magazine interview last month, she said: "I went back to my doctors recently, and they seemed to think it was easing off, which would make it hopeful for me to have children."

Bunton recently reached number three in the charts with her own version of the '60s classic Downtown, for Children in Need.

Bunton is not the only pregnant Spice Girl, as Mel B is expecting her second child in the spring.
She says the father is actor Eddie Murphy - but he has demanded paternity tests.

Geri Halliwell gave birth to her first child, Bluebell Madonna, eight months ago and Victoria Beckham has three children, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz.

Please pass your thoughts on Baby Spice becoming a mum?


Posted by: Mikey Jan 26 2007, 07:16 PM

I didn't know she even had a boyfriend

Posted by: Slick Jan 26 2007, 07:21 PM

Brilliant news! ohmy.gif She seems like such a nice, warm person - a perfect mum, and her child is going to be adorable when you combine hers and Jade's looks wub.gif

Only Mel C to go now tongue.gif

Posted by: Graham Jan 26 2007, 07:25 PM

I think Mel C is a lesbian non?
Awwww well done to Emma anyway wub.gif

Posted by: Simon Jan 26 2007, 07:36 PM

cheer.gif well done to her biggrin.gif glad shes gonna be a mum finally

Posted by: Aly Jan 26 2007, 07:45 PM

Awww, well done Emma!

Posted by: Miss Analyst Jan 26 2007, 08:12 PM

Aww another Spice baby tongue.gif ... Mel C is gonna be the only childless one now!!

Anyways I'm really happy for Emma and her partner!! biggrin.gif

Love,
Kirsty xx

Posted by: Tim Jan 26 2007, 08:18 PM

Congrats to her. May she spoil the child rotten with her spice millions.

Posted by: Ryan. Jan 26 2007, 08:19 PM

Good Luck To Emms wub.gif

Posted by: thisispop Jan 26 2007, 08:45 PM

Oh and congratulations to the dad to be Jade Jones (ex-Damage).


Damage - Ghetto Romance video (UK#7 2000)

Jade is the main singer wearing the yellow tinted glasses who was the male winner in 2006 The Games on Channel 4.

Posted by: wingnut..johnny boi Jan 26 2007, 10:35 PM

awwww great news, shes wanted kids for ages so congrats biggrin.gif

Posted by: 1Dave2006 Jan 26 2007, 10:40 PM

Yeah well done Emma, so pleased for her, i'd love to have her as my mum (sorry if that sounds really perverse, lol)

Posted by: SharonB Jan 26 2007, 10:44 PM

Awwww...a baby Baby Spice!!! wub.gif

Congratulations to Emma and Jade!!! cheer.gif

And to think she must've been doing all that dancing in the early stages of pregnancy!!! wacko.gif Morning sickness mustn't've been a problem!! happy.gif

Posted by: Kalen Jan 26 2007, 11:19 PM

That's great news! Wish her the best of luck happy.gif

Posted by: hasso Jan 27 2007, 12:04 AM

Congrats Emma, I wish you all the Best. biggrin.gif

Posted by: slimjim Jan 27 2007, 12:10 AM

Congratulations to Emma!! she wil be a great mum smile.gif

Posted by: JON Jan 27 2007, 12:26 AM

I'm delighted for Emma and to be honest, I feel for some reason this may help her single 'All I Need To Know' to do a bit better in the charts than what has been predicted. Really hope it does.

Posted by: Andrewy Jan 27 2007, 02:50 AM

I'm so chuffed for her!! I have no idea why, but I think she'll be an awesome mum!!


Posted by: -x-PrincessJess-x- Jan 27 2007, 12:31 PM

Awww how nice! Babies rule!

Posted by: TeresaBloom Jan 27 2007, 03:34 PM

Awww Bless. She'll be a really beautiful mum! wub.gif

I didn't know Mel B was already a mum. huh.gif

Posted by: Matt Aloud Jan 27 2007, 03:54 PM

congrats Emma cheer.gif

Posted by: Feel_the_Fever Jan 28 2007, 12:23 AM

congrats and goo dluck to her

Posted by: designer_label Nov 14 2008, 10:04 PM

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Emma Bunton is to join the panel of ITV's Loose Women for a week.

The former Spice Girl will offer her opinion on celebrity gossip and news pieces on the show from December 1 to December 5.

"I am very excited about joining Loose Women for a week. I was a guest recently and I can't wait to get back and have my say just like the others," she said.

The Loose Women panel alternates from a list of stars including Carol McGiffin, Jane McDonald and Sherrie Hewson.

Digitalspy

Posted by: Just Adam Nov 16 2008, 05:40 AM

Interesting. Is she trying to get into the TV presenting business because she also filled in on Richard & Judy as well

Posted by: Norma_Snockers Dec 17 2008, 07:52 PM

Emma was just on the Royal Variety Performance introducing one of the acts!

Norma

Posted by: This Time Feb 4 2009, 09:20 PM

EMMA BUNTON JOINS HEART
Feb 02, 2009 - Spice Girl Emma Bunton is to co-host Heart Breakfast with Jamie Theakston whilst regular co-presenter Harriet Scott gets married.

Emma will join Jamie for almost three weeks from Monday 16th February to Wednesday 4th March on the London station, between 6am and 9am.

Emma Bunton said: Anyone that knows me will realize that it would take something very special to get me out of bed at 4am! I just never thought it would be Jamie Theakston!

Jamie Theakston said: "We're all so surprised that Harriet has found a fella and the shock that we've also been able to get someone as talented, fun and gorgeous as Emma has nearly finished me off.

And finally, whilst we are publishing quotes, here's one from Heart 106.2s Programme Director Adrian Stewart: We were looking for the perfect partnership while Harriet took time off to get married and Emma fits the bill. Shes great fun, lives life to the full and is a hard-working mum someone our typical Heart listener can relate to..plus, she knows how to keep Jamie Theakston in check!


Nice to see her doing something!

Posted by: This Time Dec 15 2009, 12:02 AM

http://www.itv.com/entertainment/reality/dancingonice/latestnews/articles/emmabuntonjoinspanel/default.html

Posted by: Slick Dec 15 2009, 12:40 AM

Aw I love Emma! I may even watch 1 or 2 episodes.

Posted by: Feel_The_Fever Dec 18 2009, 02:18 AM

It will be interesting to see what her comments will be like, i have a feeling though she will be too nice.

Posted by: Lukuzz Dec 22 2009, 09:58 AM

I may be tempted to watch this for the first time..mabye

Posted by: Jay ☆ Sep 7 2017, 02:41 AM

A thread to post random news & chat about Emma!

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