The Spice Girls Announce Tour With A Catch, A Name Change And Two Members Down [Video]

The Spice Girls have answered the call of their fans and are giving them what they “really, really want,” kind of. The girls are getting set to embark on their 20th anniversary reunion tour, announcing in a video clip on YouTube yesterday that they are excited to bring some of their biggest hits back to the stage. However, there are a couple of catches.

As it turns out, neither Mel C (Sporty Spice) nor Victoria Beckham (Posh Spice) will grace the crowds with their presence on the tour, seeing as neither member wanted to relive the pop star era.

Additionally, the girls have changed their name. Using the first initial of each remaining girl’s name, the performers decided on the new title, GEM (Gerri, Emma, Mel). The three ladies gave a shout out to their fans via the YouTube clip they posted yesterday.

“We’ve been thinking… We have the best fans in the entire world,” the ladies say in the video posted last night. You’ve stood by us for 20 years, and we wanna say a big thank you. We’ve had our ups and downs, but you’ve always been there. And we wanna celebrate and have a party. And when we do… You’re all invited!”

The video concludes with the girls stating that they will share more news soon enough, but prior to that, they’ll be “pouring one out for Posh and Sporty,” as Refinery 29 shares.