Emma Bunton is thrilled about Geri Horner’s pregnancy news.

But the Spice Girls star is even more thrilled the news is finally out in the open admitting she has been struggling to keep it a secret.

Geri, formerly known as Geri Halliwell, announced the news on Instagram on Monday (10Oct16), revealing that she is expecting her second child, her first with husband Christian Horner.

The couple then attended the Attitude Awards in London with the star showing off her growing bump.

Emma was at the event to award Geri with the Honorary Gay Award and told reporters she is so excited about her pal’s impending arrival.

“I’ve known for a while and I’ve had to keep it a secret, so it’s wonderful that it is out in the open. I’m over the moon, she is going to be an amazing mum, for the second time,” she told the Daily Mirror.

“I’ll be babysitting but we are all working mums so she doesn’t need any advice from me. It’s very exciting.”

Geri is already a mum to 10-year-old daughter Bluebell, from a previous romance with film producer Sacha Gervasi, while Christian also has a three-year-old daughter named Olivia from a prior relationship.

Geri, Emma and Mel B recently reformed as a trio dubbed GEM and are expected to perform in London next summer (17) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of their debut single Wannabe.

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