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Prince William asks Emma Bunton about the Spice Girls reunion - watch funny video

The British royal put the Spice Girls star on the spot on Thursday

by Sharnaz Shahid

It turns out that Prince William is a huge Spice Girls fan! The British royal, 34, left Emma Bunton - aka Baby Spice - a little surprised after he asked her if the nineties pop group would ever reunite. Along with his brother Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke was attending the official opening of the Global Academy, where he spoke to the Heart Breakfast presenter on Thursday. "Are we hearing about a reunion coming our way soon," Prince William enquired, to which Emma, 41, jokingly replied: "Only if you come and see us!"

 

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The royals were also joined by Heart's Jamie Theakston for a roundtable discussion, where they talked about the stigma surrounding mental health. Kate revealed why it was important to talk about it with people, saying: "It is lonely at times and you can feel quite isolated, but actually there are so many other mothers who are going through exactly the same thing that you are going through."

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The royals opened the Global Academy in Hayes on Thursday

The trio, who have championed the Heads Together campaign, are gearing up for this weekend's Virgin Money London Marathon. The mental health organisation has been named this year's charity of the year for the marathon and the royals are hoping that 2017's event will be recognised as "the mental health marathon" that gets the country talking about the issue.

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In a statement, William, Kate and Harry said: "Since we launched Heads Together last May, we have seen time and time again that shattering stigma on mental health starts with simple conversations. When you realise that mental health problems affect your friends, neighbours, children and spouses, the walls of judgement and prejudice around these issues begin to fall. And we all know that you cannot resolve a mental health issue by staying silent." The royals added: "Attitudes to mental health are at a tipping point. We hope these films show people how simple conversations can change the direction of an entire life. Please share them with your friends and families and join us in a national conversation on mental health in the weeks ahead."