Geri Horner, 44, debuts her blooming baby bump as she joins husband Christian at Attitude Awards hours after announcing pregnancy... as it's revealed Spice Girls reunion tour will go ahead as planned
She announced her pregnancy just hours before.
So Geri Horner was no doubt overjoyed to be able to debut her burgeoning baby bump as she attended the Attitude Awards alongside her husband Christian Horner, 42, on Monday night where she was feted with the Honorary Gay Award.
The 44-year-old former Spice Girl wowed in a navy halterneck dress which showed off her growing bump which had already formed an impressive size.
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Blooming: Geri Horner was no doubt overjoyed to be able to debut her burgeoning baby bump as she attended the Attitude Awards alongside her husband Christian Horner on Monday night
The former Spice Girls singer - who already has 10-year-old daughter Bluebell from a past relationship - and her husband are 'overjoyed' to be expecting their first child together.
A spokesperson for the star confirmed: 'Geri and Christian are absolutely delighted to announce they are expecting their first child together.
'The couple are overjoyed with the good news and cannot wait to welcome the newest addition to their family.'
Geri was simply glowing as she attended the event in her tight navy dress which boasted an intricately beaded halter neckline.
Happier than ever: The loved-up couple were so in sync their outfits were even matching
Awarded: She was given the prize by her fellow former Spice Girl Emma Bunton, who was suitably named Baby Spice
Bumping along nicely: The former colleagues cosied up backstage with Emma cradling her bump
Geri borrowed a line from her single It's Raining Men to announce her happy news on Instagram.
She wrote: 'God bless Mother Nature #mamaspice (sic),' sharing a sketch of a heavily pregnant woman alongside the caption.
Just hours after the gleeful announcement, the radiant songstress headed to the awards ceremony where she was feted with her gong.
Loving the shape: Geri appeared overjoyed with her new found curves as she hit the red carpet
Friends reunited: Speaking on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony, Emma told BANG Showbiz: 'I've known for a while and I've had to keep it a secret, so it's wonderful that it is out in the open'
Happier than ever: The former Spice Girls singer - who already has 10-year-old daughter Bluebell from a past relationship - and her husband are 'overjoyed' to be expecting their first child together
Moving on up: Geri and Christian have been married for a little over a year
Hold me close: The duo seemed closer than ever despite Geri leaving the Spice Girls 18 years ago
Knew all about it: Speaking on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony, Emma told BANG Showbiz: 'I've known for a while and I've had to keep it a secret, so it's wonderful that it is out in the open'
Excited: Emma looked equally excited about the pregnancy joy and Instagrammed one of the evening's pics saying: 'Congratulations to my gorgeous friend @therealgerihalliwell! Another #SpiceBaby on the way!'
The Attitude website listed the reasons Geri was the ideal candidate for the prize: 'A Spice Girl who sings about raining men, once arrived at London’s G-A-Y on horseback for no discernible reason and who gets the LGBT community and our struggles...
'Geri Horner (née Halliwell) is as close to being a gay man as it’s possible to be – we’re thrilled to bestow upon her that most prestigious of awards: Honourary Gay.'
She was given the prize by her fellow former Spice Girl Emma Bunton, who was suitably named Baby Spice. The former colleagues cosied up backstage with Emma cradling her bump.
Baby Spice holding a baby bump! The girls looked overjoyed to be together under such happy circumstances
Smiles all around: Emma could not look happier for her friend as she held on tight to her baby bump
Reunion: After Emma awarded Geri with her gong, she shared an image from inside the awards with her and Geri hugging the show's host Alan Cumming
Happy couples: Emma Bunton was joined by her trendy beau Jade Jones (L) while Kelly Brook cosied up to her French boyfriend Jeremy Parisi (R)
Slick: Leading the male arrivals was the show's debonair host Alan, who looked sharp in a tuxedo while showing off his salt and pepper hair, which was slicked into a chic hairstyle
Silver sensation: Myleene Klass was determined to put herself at the forefront of the chic arrivals as she dazzled in a plunging silver gown at the Attitude Awards
Rock star: Robbie Williams was a late comer at the bash as he shunned the red carpet and arrived looking dashing in an off-white suit with a jazzy shirt adorned with appliques at the collar
Slinky: From the front it appeared she was merely showing off her slender toned arms although as she turned, like a true red carpet pro, she exposed her bare back - illustrating her choice to go braless
The gang: Andreja Pejić joined Myleene, Fearne and photographer Damon Baker for a snap
Date night: Katie Piper and her husband James Sutton (L) and Greg Rutherford and his wife Susie Verrill (R) donned their glad rags for the occasion
Pink to make the boys wink: Kelly Brook also hit the red carpet in a pink satin number for the awards do, showing off her voluptuous curves to the max. She flaunted her figure in the tight-fitting number, which featured a wrap neckline and off-the shoulder cut to make the most of her ample assets
She posted one of the evening's snaps: 'Congratulations to my gorgeous friend @therealgerihalliwell! Another #SpiceBaby on the way!'
Speaking on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony, Emma told BANG Showbiz: 'I've known for a while and I've had to keep it a secret, so it's wonderful that it is out in the open.
'I'm over the moon, she is going to be an amazing mum, for the second time. I'll be babysitting but we are all working mums so she doesn't need any advice from me. It's very exciting.'
And the 40-year-old blonde beauty - who has two sons of her own, nine-year-old Beau, and Tate, five - admits that seeing her friends having children just makes her even more broody: 'I'm always broody. It's awful. I just love bubbas (babies)!'
Pouting up a storm: EastEnders star Samantha Womack pulled a funny face as she headed home for the evening
Cuddles: Ben Cohen snuggled up to fashion designer Julien McDonald as they both hit the red carpet in slick black ensembles
Golden: Trans model Andreja Pejić looked phenomenal in a plunging gold gown with a risque hemline
Posing it up: Coronation Street's Sally Lindsay grabbed Gok Wan for a snap in the DJ booth
Chic: The reigning X Factor winner Louisa Johnson was out to show off every inch of her sensational figure as she slipped into a racy coord comprising of a bandeau bralet with high waisted Pallazo pants
Working it: She slicked her blonde tresses into a side-parting flowing down her back to allow a full view of her incredible figure. Her make-up was heavy-handed with burnt orange eye-shadow matching her outfit
Here come the girls: Beverley Knight, Emma and Amanda Barrie (left-right) looked chic in a bevvy of red carpet ready looks
After Emma awarded Geri with her gong, she shared an image from inside the awards with her and Geri hugging the show's host Alan Cumming.
She captioned the shot: 'A spicy reunion! #AttitudeAwards' in homage to Alan's appearance in the Spice Girls movie Spice World.
Meanwhile, it has been revealed that Geri has no intention of pulling out of the Spice Girls reunion next year despite her pregnancy.
Quirky stuff: Also joining festivities was Fearne Cotton who opted for her typical kooky style as she slipped into a mint green two-piece comprising of a feathered crop top with high-waisted Pallazo pants
Dance with me: Strictly star Judge Rinder was spotted on the carpet with his professional dancing partner Oksana Platero, who wowed in a stunning black leather skirt and bralet combination which showed off every inch of her physique
Oof! Although her red carpet look was composed and elegant, Myleene struggled to disembark her cab with ease
Sexy: With her love of the gym, the former Hear'Say star was sure to exhibit her toned physique and perky assets as she jutted her leg out from beneath a saucy split
Bad choice? While many of the well-heeled men of the evening opted for suits or tuxedos, Radio 1 host Nick Grimshaw (pictured with Alan Carr) flouted the slick dress code in favour of a low-key look comprising of a striped T-shirt and trainers
A source told The Sun that the redhead will be joining her bandmates Emma and Mel B - with Mel C and Victoria Beckham declining to take part - for a lucrative reunion tour to mark the band's 20th anniversary in style.
The insider told the paper: 'Geri and Christian are obviously delighted to be expecting.
'But this does not signal the end of the Spice Girls comeback. She still intends to rehearse and potentially record new material, even when she’s heavily pregnant.
Working it: Choreographer Louie Spence pulled his very best pout
Strictly stylish: Greg Rutherford and his stunning partner Susie Verrill cuddled up at the event
A handsome pair: Freddie Flintoff cut a sharp figure as he posed with his stunning wife Rachael Wools Flintoff
Say cheese! Alan Carr, winner of the Icon Award for Outstanding Achievement, played around with Myleene Klass on the carpet as the fun-loving pair took selfies together
Making an entrance: Kelly Brook and Pietro Boselli (L) and Sally Lindsay and Samantha Womack (R) walked the red carpet
What a line up! Patrick Cox, Skin, Jodie Harsh and David Furnish (from left to right) partied together
Posing up a storm: Rebecca Ferguson and Myleene (left) and Louisa and Glyn Fussell (right) posed inside the event
Geri made a late appearance at the awards where she was joined by a bevvy of super stars putting on glamorous displays.
Her rumoured former flame Robbie Williams was in attendance looking suave in a double-breasted cream suit after being prized with the Music Icon Award.
Also joining festivities was Fearne Cotton who opted for her typical kooky style as she slipped into a mint green two-piece comprising of a feathered crop top with high-waisted Pallazo pants.
A for Alan! Alan Carr and Myleene indulged in festivities as they got silly backstage
Suited and booted: John Tiffany, the Culture Award Winner, posed with Harry Judd (L), Amanda Barrie was presented with the Icon Award for Outstanding Achievement by Paul O'Grady (centre) and David Furnish handed Omar Sharif Jr the Inspiration Award (right)
Dapper dudes: Omar Sharif Jr (L) and Pietro Boselli, who picked up the Most Stylish Man Award (R) were suited and booted
Heading home: Formula 1 boss Christian placed a protective hand on his pregnant partner's knee
Loved-up: The pair have become inseparable since they first got together in March 2014
Picture of happiness: The former Spice Girl looked positively radiant as she headed home for the evening
Strike a pose: Myleene and Alan were on fine form as they cuddled up backstage
Selfie time: The group recreated the famous Oscars group selfie behind the scenes at the awards show
After news of Geri's pregnancy broke, the star was inundated with well-wishes from fans, who arrived at her London home with beautiful floral tributes.
As well as gorgeous bouquets, the former Spice Girls star was presented with cards and gifts celebrating her good news.
Fans gathered outside her property in the hopes of meeting the down-to-earth singer.
Baby joy: The star was inundated with well-wishes from fans, who arrived at her London home with beautiful floral tributes
Hanging around: Fans gathered outside her property in the hopes of meeting the down-to-earth singer
Personal touch: As well as gorgeous bouquets, the former Spice Girls star was presented with cards and gifts
Quite the crowd: Geri's loyal fans gathered outside her home for hours as a tribute to her good news
ATTITUDE AWARDS 2016: THE WINNERS
Album of the Year 2016
Young Hero Award supported by Virgin Holidays
TV Personality of the Year
Harry Potter and Cursed Child director John Tiffany
Most Stylish Man supported by Moss Bros.
Icon Awards, supported by Sky
Omar Sharif Jr
Music Icon Award, supported by DiscoverLA
Man of the Year, supported by Virgin Holidays
Breakout Artist Award
Honourary Gay Award
Active Award supported by Jaguar
LGBT Olympic athletes of Team GB
Media Recognition Award
Artist of the Year
Stage Performance of the Year
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