With people literally partying in the streets over the death of Margaret Thatcher, we don’t think Geri Halliwell, aka Ginger Spice, has any reason to apologize for offending anyone. Sadly, the singer, who in a 1996 interview famously called Thatcher the “original Spice Girl,” deleted her lovely tribute after coming under fire online.
Halliwell’s admiration of Thatcher hasn’t changed over the decades, but her ’90s-era “girl power” is no match for unhinged Thatcher hatred in 2013. How many of these people would argue that they and not Thatcher and Halliwell are the true feminists?
Halliwell managed to disappoint supportive fans by deleting the tweet a couple of hours later, but the day wasn’t over yet.
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Update: This tweet from a supporter is too good not to add.