No, the Spice Girls are not getting back together in 2018

Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm and Melanie Brown of The Spice Girls perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — After years and years of waiting, it sounded like it was finally happening. Reports out of the UK were that all five Spice Girls were getting back together!

The Sun was one of the first to report the news, claiming that the popular girl group from the 1990’s would reunite in 2018 for a compilation album and TV special.

“The five of them have been locked in secret talks since the summer, and finally they are all on-board for a 2018 reunion,” The Sun reported.

But it didn’t take long for members of the girl group to quickly shoot down the rumors.

Buzzfeed reached out to Melanie Chisholm’s people who told them that Sporty Spice coming back would be “unlikely.” And then TMZ heard from Victoria Beckham who said “she will not be involved in any possible Spice Girls reunion, if one happens.”

Posh Spice is usually the hold-back when it comes to reunions. The last time all five were together were for the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

So for those hoping to Spice Up Your Life in 2018, you’ll just have to stick with their YouTube videos for now. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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