The Spice Girls have been banned from getting pregnant ahead of their reunion, it has been reported. The five-piece band has been issued a strict set of rules by their manager Simon Fuller to ensure their lucrative comeback goes as smoothly as possible. High on the list of dos and don'ts is a plea to Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, and Melanie Chisholm to "not become pregnant - please!".
The news will come as a blow to Victoria - who has three sons with soccer star husband David Beckham - who has spoken of her desire to have a daughter.
The rules also prohibit the girls from "talking about money that you will potentially earn from the reunion", or "confirming or denying any rumours until everything is in place". Fuller also issued the warning, "Do not get into spats between yourselves over plans and decisions - is it worth it?"
The list advises the singers to "talk about memories of the Spice Girls with affection and pride" and to "respect each other's personal lives, commitments and views".
The music mogul writes at the end of his list published in Britain's The Sun newspaper: "I will make this work for you all, none of you realise how amazing you were and still are. "It's good to be back ... Simon."
The Spice Girls - who split in 2000 a year after Geri left - are planning to launch their comeback with a Christmas single called Woman, which follows an album of greatest hits, which hits the shelves November 5.
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