Looks like Geri Halliwell’s been taking secret ‘how to announce your engagement lessons’ off of Benedict Cumberbatch lately, then.
Yep, Ginger Spice has announced she’s set to become Racing Spice as she is OFFICIALLY ENGAGED to Formula One boss Christian Horner by placing an ad in The Times. Original.
Ahem. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO GERI AND CHRISTIAN!! Ooh, we do love a good celeb Wedding.
The 42-year-old former Spice Girl revealed the engagement in a cute newspaper ad which reported cost them an impressive £324. Twitter’s free y’know (although we are a sucker for an adorbs traditional announcement).
The couple have only been dating from March this year, but rumours of engagement started back in July, when the Sunday Mirror reported that Geri had told friends: “I am the happiest I have been in my life.”
Well, she did once say Scream If You Wanna Go Faster. Heh.
There’s no official date set for when the two will become one, but we’re saying whenever it is, we’ll be there.
The two became friends back in 2009, and both have children from previous marriages – Geri with an eight-year-old daughter and Christian with his one-year-old little girl.
Christian’s only recently split from Beverley Allen, his partner of 14 years, but judging by how cute and happy he looks with Geri, we don’t think that really matters does it?
News of their engagement comes just a week after Benedict Cumberbatch announced his engagement to theatre director Sophie hunter in the same vein.
And simultaneously broke approximately 29458 hearts in the process. Naturally.
When the newspaper clipping of the announced found its way onto the internet (obvs), mass hysteria rearer its ugly head as Sherlock fans far and wide tried to work out whether the Benedict in the ad was the same Benedict from celebsvilles
Although, let’s be honest, we’re not ENTIRELY sure why we were all so confused because how many Benedict Cumberbatch-s with parents named Wanda and Timothy are there in the world
Speculation of their engagement first came to light last month, when reports claimed Benedict had flown to Edinburgh to ask Sophie’s mum, Anna, for permission for marriage, because he’s SO TRADITIONAL AND CUTE.
Anna was asked about their relationship, to which she replied “Watch this space. You never know,” causing another 28439 rumours to pop up.
As they do.
Still mourning the loss of Benedict as a single man tbh.
Anyway, we reckon the next celeb to announce an engagement should do it via the art of town crier. Just a thought.
CONGRATS GERI AND CHRISTIAN ONCE AGAIN!!
PS. Can we come to the ceremony please?
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