The Spice Girls have Geri Halliwell’s back amid the sexting scandal involving her Formula 1 boss husband, Christian Horner of Red Bull Racing, and a female employee.

During a recent appearance on “Good Morning Britain,” singer Mel B (née Melanie Brown), a former bandmate of Halliwell’s, explained that she, along with Spice Girls Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm, and are rallying around the 51-year-old Halliwell in the wake of the messaging drama.

“When you are going through something like that you really do need your friends and family and we are all supporting her,” Mel B, 48, said. “I feel really sad for Geri.”

When asked about recent rumors of a Spice Girls reunion, Mel B said the group — which became a global sensation in the 1990s — is “doing something” and that she “just can’t say” what it is yet.

Halliwell has yet to publicly address the sexting scandal that’s rocked Formula One.

The couple has put on a united front, appearing at Red Bull events, including the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit on Saturday.

Multiple reports have said Halliwell is heartbroken and “in turmoil” as the situation continues to play out in the public eye.

Horner, 50, made headlines in February when it was alleged he behaved inappropriately towards a female employee, with Red Bull launching a probe on the matter.

Horner, who has fully denied any wrongdoing, was cleared in an independent investigation by Red Bull’s parent company on Feb. 29 — a day before alleged text messages between him and the female employee were leaked on the eve of the F1 season opener.

The alleged texts were distributed to nearly 200 people in a large Google document to journalists and motor racing bosses, including FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem and F1 chief executive Stefano Domenicali.

The leak included nearly 80 images of screenshots with apparent messages to the woman, including: “I keep thinking about Spanx,” and “What’s underneath at the moment?”

Shortly after the leak, Halliwell and Horner were seen holding hands ahead of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix In Sakhir, Bahrain.

In a March 7 press conference, Horner explained that Halliwell has been “phenomenally supportive throughout this” situation — and said enough is enough with the “intrusion” on his family.

“Obviously it’s been a very trying period,” Horner said, per the Irish outlet Independent. “I’m married and have three children, and when that intrusion involves your children, and your marriage – and I’m very thankful I have a beautiful family and a very supportive wife.”

“I’m the only one who has been named in this. So of course, it’s very trying. When there’s children involved, family, parents… it’s not pretty.”

The woman, whose name has not yet been disclosed, was reportedly suspended from her position at Red Bull Racing.

“The reality is there was a grievance that was raised, it was dealt with in the most professional manner by the group, not Red Bull Racing but the parent company, they appointed one of the top barristers in the land,” Horner said. “He looked at everything. He looked at all the facts and he looked at the case and dismissed the grievance.

“As far as I’m concerned, as my wife has been phenomenally supportive throughout this. But the intrusion on my family is now enough. We need to move forward.”

Halliwell and Horner have been married since 2015 and have one child together. They each have a child from a previous relationship.

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