Susanna Reid accuses Geri Horner of "throwing shade" at the Spice Girls

Susanna Reid said Geri Horner was throwing shade at her fellow Spice Girls as she revealed why a reunion will never happen.

The singer appeared on Good Morning Britain today to talk about her new job hosting BBC talent show All Together Now.

But of course, the conversation turned to whether or not the 90s girl group will ever get back together.

The last time they performed as a fivesome was at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympics in London.

Geri said a reunion "almost" happened but never came about.

Susanna asked her: "And when you say it almost happened? There is obviously a sticking point somewhere, someone saying this can’t happen."

And Geri replied: "Yeah, to get five people to agree all at the same time, even if you’ve got five really nice people, to say you all like the same colour, it’s hard."

Then Susanna jumped in: "That was throwing shade, ‘Even if you’ve got five really nice people’."

And Ben Shephard added: "So some of them aren’t really nice?"

But in a bid to explain her point, Geri said: "No, they are really nice, no I wasn’t saying, no they’re all really nice girls."

Previously speaking about her new show, Geri said that it’s all over for mean TV.

Unlike certain other programmes, she says her new series All Together Now is just about feelgood fun.

The BBC1 show – her first since Pop Idol in 2002 – kicks off on Saturday with Rob Beckett providing the humour as co-host.

Geri says the show will not take itself too seriously and is simply about "the joy of singing".

For a start, there is no life-changing recording contract as a prize – the winner pockets £50,000 and that’s it.

There are no sob stories, no harsh "expert" judges and no unseemly scrambles for a place in the final.

Geri, 45, said: "There’s so much anxiety and bad news, there’s so much conflict in the world – it’s got quite heavy and dark. When I turn on the television I just want it to be nice and happy for a minute."

* GMB airs weekdays from 6am on ITV


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