Wednesday , January 27 2021

Victoria Beckham talks about the Spice Girls meeting: "Now it's about empowering women through fashion"

Victoria Beckham talked about not joining the Spice Girls meeting, saying that her only focus is "empowering women through fashion."

Former teammates of Mel B, Mel C, Emma Bunton and Geri Horner, excited fans last week when they transformed into their Spice Girl alias to announce a six-day tour.

But Beckham, a.k.a Posh Spice, will not join the meeting after moving from music to focus on the family and his fashion career.

When addressing her decision in the People's Choice Awards, Beckham told E: "It always tries to empower women, making women feel the best and strongest version of herself.

Winner: Victoria Beckham was honored for her fashion brand in the awards (Jen Lowery /

"With Spice Girls it started as a girl of power. And now it's about empowering women through fashion."

Later, Beckham suggested that he would not even be appearing on stage on some of the dates despite the hope of Mel B.

When playing notes of the speech, the star joked: "I hung up my microphone for a while and I am scared when I get on stage and I see a microphone."

Beckham, who has four children with former England and Manchester United as David, started his own fashion brand in 2008 and was honored during the ceremony of his decade's work.

Spice Girls: Victoria Beckham will not join his fellow traveling companions next year (PA)

She said: "I feel so honored to receive the first prize for the fashion icon in the E! People's Choice Awards.

"This year I'm celebrating 10 years of my brand, and this is a wonderful way to mark that decade.

"I am very grateful to be the inaugural recipient. I love what I do, and I love that I have the opportunity to train women through my collections."

Among the stars that were celebrated in the splendid bash, held in California, were the actress Melissa McCarthy who was named People's Icon 2018 and Nicki Minaj for her Queen album.

Select the list of winners:

People champion prize – Bryan Stevenson

Fashion Icon Award – Victoria Beckham

People icon 2018 – Melissa McCarthy

2018 movie – Avengers: Infinite War

Comedy movie of 2018 – The Spy Who Dumped Me

2018 action movie – Avengers: Infinite War

Men's movie star of 2018 – Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther

Female movie star of 2018 – Scarlett Johansson, Avengers: Infinite War

Last minute chat sample – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Television reality star of 2018 – Khloé Kardashian, staying with the Kardashians

Female Artist – Nicki Minaj

Concert pass – Taylor Swift

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