You’ve gotta love Geri Halliwell. She’s just hilarious – and totally, unabashedly nuts. She’ll sing Spice Girls in a pub to a bunch of old codgers who have no idea who she is, she’ll livetweet her Tube ride and she’ll try to bed hopelessly gay men… which is exactly what she did with George Michael upon meeting him back in the day. Eek, talk about barking up the wrong tree!
From The Sun:
The former Spice Girl was determined to bed the Careless Whisper star – having fantasised about marrying him.
But she misread the signs when the pair finally came face-to-face.
She said: “I’m totally off. My gaydar is useless – well it’s better these days.
“With George Michael years ago I’d made plans to marry him, I used to practise kissing with his poster.
“Then we met and I started being all flirty eyes, licking my lips and the sexy poses and I just felt there was nothing coming back.
“Then I was chatting on the phone to him and he starts talking about his boyfriend and I’m like ‘what? How could I be so wrong’!”
After the embarrassing misunderstanding the pair became close friends, and have helped each other through love splits and other tough times.
And the 40-year-old star reveals he is brutally honest about her music.
She said: “You know he’s the only celebrity friend I have, aside from the Spice Girls, that I tell all my secrets to.
“I have long chats with him, he’s like a brother. In the past I’ve played my music to him and sometimes he’d tell me it’s shit and other times it’s great.
“He’s very normal when you talk one-on-one with him.”