Victoria Beckham & the Spice Girls: Olympics Closing Ceremonies!

Did you see Victoria Beckham and the Spice Girls perform at last night's Closing Ceremonies? Here's a video of it. What did you think?

By Haley Overland
Victoria Beckham & the Spice Girls: Olympics Closing Ceremonies!

Did you see the Olympics Closing Ceremonies last night?

I watched it twice: once with my kids (which, I have to tell you, was the most annoying thing ever because I'm trying to relive my past with the George Michaels, Pink Floyd, The Who, and my kids are asking a million questions, i.e., "Is he in heaven now?" and "Do fairies eat popcorn?"); and once when the kids were asleep, and I had fun texting back-and-forth about it with my mom, my friends and Josh-O, who's out of town.

So what'd you think of the show?

I loved it, even though The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Adele (who was probably too preggers to perform — but a tribute would have been great) were conspicuously absent from the Brit music montage. And I have to say that the Spice Girls were a highlight.

My friend thought Victoria Beckham was terrible, wouldn't smile, etc.. But I thought Vic was awesome. And I reminded my friend that not smiling is kind of her thing. She's supposed to be "Posh," and she's never been known for performing. She's only always been known for looking pretty...and posh!

Wanna watch it? CHECKIT!

Victoria, 38, doesn't take herself as seriously as people think, either, and she's not all pretentious and stuffy. If you read her Twitter feed, you can see she likes to laugh at herself, and I kind of love her for that. Prior to the show, for example, she tweeted some cute teasers to her millions of followers:

"OMG!!!! X vb ";

"Last min fitting before the show. LOVE my # dress!!! Thank u @ x vb ."

And she followed the tweets with pics and lots of love to her fellow Spice Girls. She was totally into it!

Speaking of the Spice Girls, they're all moms now. Victoria's mom to Romeo (above), 10, Brooklyn, 13, Cruz, 7, and Harper, 1. Baby Spice, Emma Bunton, is mom to 15-month old Tate. Scary Spice, Melanie Brown, is mom to Phoenix, 13, Angel, 5, and 9-month-old, Madison. Mel C is mom to 5-year-old Scarlett. And everyone's favourite Ginger Spice, Geri Halliwell, is mom to Bluebell Madonna Halliwell, 6.

Another thing to note: There's been some controversy around Victoria Beckham's label appearing as one of Britain's fashion greats in the Closing Ceremonies (Stella McCartney was not). My colleagues just pointed out that Victoria may have scored that honour as part of her deal to perform with the Spice Girls. But who knows.

So what did you think of the Ceremonies??

xo Haley-O

This article was originally published on Aug 13, 2012

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