GERI HALLIWELL celebrated the release of her second album ‘SCREAM IF YOU WANNA GO FASTER’ and her second week at Number One with current single ‘IT’S RAINING MEN’ with an instore appearance this afternoon at the LONDON PICCADILLY VIRGIN MEGASTORE.
Five hundred eager fans met Geri after winning 250 pairs of tickets in competitions via the Internet and radio.
Despite Geri not appearing til 4.30pm, competition winners were instructed to turn up at 3pm. However, fans started queuing as early as 9am, lead by Gemma, 19, of Croydon who claimed to have met Geri “several hundred times”.
As well as CDs to be signed, Gemma had brought a ten-inch cookie, iced with the title of Geri‘s new album as a gift for the singer.
The super-thin star was later seen by NME.COM feeding the sweet treat to her pet dog, Harry, her companion for the evening.
After posing for photographers with the pooch, Geri then disappeared for a few minutes before meeting her fans.
David, 20, from London said he was told to move on as soon as he approached her. Nonetheless, in his allowed 15 seconds, David got two albums and two singles signed, as well a having a photo taken with his idol.
Geri continues her promotional tour at HMV in Manchester this Thursday (May 17).