I was just inexplicably humming their first hit, “Wanna Be”, which of course features this claim:
If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends.
Zigazig Ha, and so forth. They make this sound like a universal truth, but it’s really not, is it? If I had a dollar for every disapproval I’d heard from a female friend about her friend’s new boyfriend, I’d have, well, at least twenty dollars.
Plus, didn’t one of the Spice Girls get knocked up by Eddie Murphy? Surely the other Girls couldn’t have approved as Eddie. So, in fact, there probably wasn’t much, uh, ‘getting with her friends’.
I’m just saying.
Heh, I just visited Wikipedia to determine which Girl was bearing Eddie’s demon spawn. Wikipedia is an extraordinary thing, and mostly accurate, but not always:
I fixed that.