Kristen Bell and Ellen DeGeneres really “Wannabe” in the Spice Girls — and they’ve made an audition video to prove it.
“Last week, the Spice Girls announced that they’re doing a big reunion tour, but Posh and Sporty are not going to be part of it,” explained DeGeneres on Tuesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “So they’re holding auditions for the two spots in the group, and Kristen and I are the perfect choice, obviously.”
“It’s a no-brainer,” declared Bell.
“Yeah, it’s a no-brainer,” said DeGeneres. “I don’t know why, but we made an audition tape. I mean, they’re going to be calling us anyway. But we did it to the song ‘Wannabe’ because who doesn’t know the lyrics to that song?”
Well, they don’t… completely. Although they nail the looks, with Bell going ’90s glam for Posh and DeGeneres jumping into a tracksuit to play Sporty, the stars need a little more practice if they really want to zig-a-zig-ah with the real Spice Girls.
Check out the clip below.