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Geri Halliwell takes new husband Christian Horner's surname

22 May 2015
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Newlywed Geri Halliwell is fully embracing married life. The former Spice Girl, who tied the knot with Formula One boss Christian Horner on 15 May, has changed her name on Twitter and Instagram to Geri Horner.While the 42-year-old's handles on the social media sites are still @gerihalliwell and @therealgerihalliwell, she made the effort to update her name while on her romantic honeymoon in Monaco with Christian.

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Geri and her new husband enjoyed a boat trip in Monaco

Geri also referenced her name change on Instagram, writing: "new beginnings" on a picture showing the words "Mrs Horner" embroidered in blue thread."Breath in Mrs H," the Watford-born singer later captioned a photo of herself clad in a bikini and entering a swimming pool shortly after eating a pasta-based lunch.Geri has been updating her fans on her honeymoon via social media, posting pictures the delicious meals and views she has been experiencing in the south of France.

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Geri has taken Christian's surname

While they're away, the couple have been keeping their brains engaged by playing chess and Geri shared a snap of them engrossed in a game before revealing that she had triumphed over Christian for the first time.The following day the newlyweds enjoyed a sailing trip, filming themselves with the wind in their hair as they cruised along the water.Geri and Christian said "I do" in a stunning ceremony held at St Mary's Church in Woburn, Bedfordshire.

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The former Spice Girl referred to herself as "Mrs H" on Instagram

The blushing bride, who arrived at the venue with her nine-year-old daughter Bluebell, wore a couture lace wedding dress created especially for her by bridal gown designer Phillipa Lepley.Numerous famous faces were spotted among the congregation, including Geri's former bandmate Emma Bunton and her partner Jade Jones.Myleene Klass, Amanda Holden, Jennifer Saunders and Dawn French were also in attendance, while David Coulthard, Niki Lauda and Sir Jackie Stewart represented the motor racing world.

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