Emma Bunton gives birth to a boy!

Former Spice Girl welcomes her second son - but has she opted for a quirky name like Mariah Carey?

Congratulations all round to former Spice Girl Emma Bunton, who has announced on Twitter (where else?!) that she’s given birth to her second son, named Tate.


Joining her eldest boy Beau, 3, Emma revealed her happy news and her baby’s name earlier on today. “Our beautiful son Tate has arrived safe and sound! We are all so happy and excited. Thanks and love to you all.”

Shunning the weird baby naming trend recently championed by new mum Mariah Carey, Emma opted for a normal sounding moniker for her 7lb baby.

Emma was one of three Spice Girls to be pregnant, with fellow band member Mel B and Victoria Beckham both expecting babies later this year. It looks like baby Tate won’t be short of playdates…

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