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ON THIS DAY:

The Spice Girls’ debut film, Spiceworld: The Movie, was released nationwide in the UK, 19 years ago today, on Boxing Day December 26th, 1997! 

The film was a #1 smash hit, grossing more than £6 million pounds during its opening weekend in the UK alone and over $100 million dollars worldwide.

GIRL POWER

The Outsiders as things my classmates have said

Darry: oh my god she JUST said don’t do that can’t you do anything right.

Soda: so then I choked on the carrot and half of it went up my nose.

Steve: ok on a scale of one to Ginger Spice how great do I look.

Two: I’m a male stripper, but only on Mondays.

Dally: *slams open door* told you I wouldn’t be late you dumb shits.

Johnny: I feel like I’m cuter in photos then in real life so I guess I’m online dating.

Pony: women are like books, they confuse me and sometimes make me cry.

Spice Girls denounce blackface in ‘90s TV clip: “Update your culture!”

  • When it comes to blackface, the Spice Girls have seven words: “Stop right now, thank you very much.”
  • This week, footage of the legendary girl group from a '90s appearance on the Dutch television show Laat de Leeuw resurfaced online. And while the girls were known for “girl power,” the clip is downright woke.
  • In the segment, host Paul De Leeuw brings out white people in blackface as part of the cultural tradition of “Black Pete,” a companion to Santa Claus in Dutch culture. Read more. (3/11/17, 11:18 AM)