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.
— Ashley Kauffman (@futurewriter13) April 8, 2013
GINGER SPICE HAS SPOKEN RT "@GeriHalliwell: Thinking of our 1st Lady of girl power ,Margaret Thatcher…who taught me any thing is possible"
— Steven Moore (@MilkySteve) April 8, 2013
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?
@GeriHalliwell what a fucking moron you are.
— jamie h (@merchantofshite) April 8, 2013
@GeriHalliwell a lying bitch you mean. I hope she rots the horrible little slag. I'm just gutted she didn't die more painfully.
— Josh Woogs (@JoshWoogs) April 8, 2013
@GeriHalliwell what a nob you are Halliwell, she was a bitch of the highest order, a stroke was too good for her
— #BumOnTour (@thebegrudger) April 8, 2013
No, @GeriHalliwell, Margaret Thatcher did not possess an ounce of "girl power". Legendary and divisive she was, feminist she was not.
— Lisa Childs (@LisaCChilds) April 8, 2013
@GeriHalliwell take thatcher and girl power and shove them up your skinny ginger arse u thick cunt
— treboreuk (@treboreuk) April 8, 2013
@GeriHalliwell shut your mouth thatcher was a whore of a woman
— brendan durgan (@brendandurgan) April 8, 2013
— Thomas Helsby (@ThomasHelsby) April 8, 2013
Halliwell managed to disappoint supportive fans by deleting the tweet a couple of hours later, but the day wasn’t over yet.
This day is gettin better and better…. Oh god pic.twitter.com/ds60NcPMgi
— Geri Horner (@GeriHalliwell) April 8, 2013
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Update: This tweet from a supporter is too good not to add.
— WITHHELD BY MEDIA (@choosingfreedom) April 8, 2013