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Geri Horner nurtures baby Monty’s musical talents in sweet new photo

Hanna Fillingham
US Managing Editor
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With Geri Horner as his mum, it was only a matter of time before baby Monty was introduced to the world of music. Taking to Instagram on Friday, the proud mum shared an adorable photo of her and her young son sitting at the piano, captioning the snap: “Writing a song with Monty.” In the background, a sweet photo of Geri and her husband Christian Horner can be seen next to a teddy bear and a Brit Award, causing one fan to joke: “Oh look, he’s won a Brit Award already,” while another wrote: “Your life looks so wonderful.”


Geri teaches Monty how to play the piano

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Geri gave birth to Monty less than a month after her good friend George Michael’s tragic passing, and she spoke of her sorrow that George would never get to meet her son on This Morning last week. “I absolutely loved him,” she told hosts Phil and Holly with tears in her eyes. “I’m going to cry, I’m all hormonal as well. But when I left the Spice Girls, he took me under his wing. He was such a lovely person so it was shocking. And suddenly I have a baby. It was just like the circle of life… You just don’t expect it. He was such a good man.” Phillip then asked if Monty's middle name – George – was a tribute to the musician. "Yes. That was my mother's idea," the former Spice Girl revealed. "She was very close to George and he loved his mother, loved his family and she said, 'Why don't you put George?' And I thought, 'Why not?...'"


Doting mum Geri often shares sweet snaps of baby Monty on social media

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Along with baby Monty, Geri and Christian both have children from previous marriages: Geri's daughter Bluebell, and Christian's daughter Olivia. The happy couple got married at a ceremony held in a parish church at Bedfordshire in May 2015, with Bluebell acting as a bridesmaid. The pair began dating early in 2014 after being friends for many years. They announced their engagement quietly a few months later with a small notice in The Times.

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