Twitter Can’t Accept Prince Harry Reading Spice Girls’ ‘Wannabe’ Lyrics

Prince Harry is the likely father of two, husband of Meghan Markle and fifth in line to the British throne, although he left the UK in 2020 to live in California. But Harry is also a fan of the Spice Girls. The Duke of Sussex's new memoir , Spare , released on January 10, is filled with shocking revelations about the royal family, but the internet was really obsessed with Harry reciting Spice Girls lyrics in his audiobook. It has to be heard to be believed.

In the book, Harry recalls attending a Spice Girls concert with his father, King Charles III, during a 1997 visit to Johannesburg, where the group was performing for Nelson Mandela. The visit was his first public appearance since the death and funeral of his mother, Princess Diana, and who better to lift his spirits than Posh, Baby, Ginger, Scary and Sporty Spice? Harry recalled meeting the group on the red carpet, remembering Emma Bunton "keep pinching" his cheeks while Victoria Beckham "groomed" as he focused on her shoes He came forward and grabbed my hand." He said the girls ended up distracting from the camera's flash. “The further forward they are, the more I blend into the woodwork,” he writes.

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At the start of the show, Harry said his 13-year-old self was shocked to see his "dad" with the girls. "Concert? Dad? Unbelievable," he wrote. "When it actually happened, it was even less likely. But I saw it with my own eyes, Dad bravely nodding his head and tapping his feet to the beat." He then quoted two lines from "Wannabe": " If you want my future, forget my past/If you want to be with me, better hurry.”

Because this is such important information, Harry also revealed that Jerry Halliwell is his favorite Spice Girl due to their shared history of red-haired icons. "Ginger spice is the only spice I feel a real connection to," he writes. "A fellow ginger."

People on social media went crazy over the recording of Harry reciting the lyrics to "Wannabe" as if it were a Pulitzer Prize-winning poem, sparking countless memes and reactions on Twitter.

People aren’t afraid to joke about it, either.

Harry's interactions with the Spice Girls clearly left a mark, as he continued to be associated with the group over the next few years. Later that year, Charles took Harry and his brother William to the premiere of the Spice Girls' iconic film Spice . In 2017, Victoria and her husband David Beckham's relationship came to a happy ending when they attended Harry and Meghan's royal wedding in 2018. Clearly, Harry knows how to make his life interesting.