It was 20 years ago Friday that the Spice Girls zig-a-zig ahhhed their way into the world with the release of "Wannabe." To celebrate its release, we revisited Spice World, which, hey, wasn't released until 1997, but the film is Peak Spice Girls -- and as they'd say, that's the way it is. And damn, do you remember just how how weird it is? It's am empowering girl power party and a very, very meta statement on celebrity, sure, but the Bob Spiers-directed comedy is also packed with almost Airplane! This thing is full of WTF moments, but here are the 16 most puzzling ones that you may have forgotten about.
Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Fall is a frame of mind, and the relevance of the cult-like lineup of pumpkin spice things is no longer confined to the calendar. As the years since the pumpkin spice latte was revealed pass, the acceptable time period for pumpkin spice flavored items continues to stretch. Soon, we won't be surprised to hear that these items are no longer limited edition only. We know it's hard to keep track of the huge variety of products so we made a comprehensive list of all things pumpkin spice that you can order.
Every fall they come in droves. The summer used to be the safe time, when the heat drove them into hiding, but now they infiltrate our lives earlier and earlier each year. First off, a little lesson in pumpkin spice: Did you know there's no pumpkin in it? It's called pumpkin spice because it's a spice blend made up of all the flavors one typically adds to pumpkin pie, not because there's actually pumpkin in the mix. That means you'll find cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, and allspice--but no round orange squash.
'Scary Spice' Mel B reveals she once had sex with Geri'Ginger Spice' Halliwell to Piers Morgan. Mel B left her fans baffled as she stripped off to shower naked with her dog ahead of her theater show this week. The 44-year-old made sure both she and her pup Cookie were sparkling clean as she got ready with her mom. Holding the dog in her arms, she told fans: "Showering cookie for my show tonight #brutallyhonest yippeee @leedsgrandtheatre #clean #dogs #show #ready." Mel B shocked fans when she posted a video nude from the shower.
Hollywood Nation: Spice Girls announce reunion tour in cities across the U.K. in 2019 without Victoria Beckham who will opt out to focus on her fashion line; Shakira lays first bricks for new schools in Cartagena and her hometown of Barranquilla in Colombia. This should make the Spice Girls reunion tour even more interesting. Mel "Scary Spice" B revealed she and Geri "Ginger Spice" Halliwell once had sex. "She is going to hate me for this because she is all posh in a country house but it wasn't a'thing,'" Mel B, 43, told Piers Morgan on "Life Stories" Friday. "it just happened, we just giggled at it and that was it," she said.