Geri Halliwell will be on the grid during the Bahrain Grand Prix in a show of solidarity with her husband Christian Horner, who came under fire after text messages and photos the Red Bull boss allegedly sent to an employee were leaked.
Red Bull confirmed to Mail Sport on Saturday that the former Spice Girl will be on the grid alongside her husband after flying from the UK on a private jet on Thursday night.
Horner, who appeared lonely as he left the Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday morning, was cleared of misconduct by Red Bull ahead of the start of the 2024 season, after the Formula One team launched an investigation into allegations of “behaviour.” coercive towards a colleague’.
Flirty WhatsApp messages apparently exchanged between Horner and the complainant were leaked to 149 F1 figures while Halliwell was on the flight to see her husband ahead of this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
Halliwell, who married the Red Bull team principal in 2015, was thrown into crisis when she landed in the Gulf state on a private jet on Thursday and discovered the explosive messages had appeared all over social media.
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Geri Halliwell (left) will be on the grid during the Bahrain Grand Prix after traveling from the UK to hold “crisis talks” with her husband Christian Horner (right).
Under fire, Red Bull boss Horner arrived at the Bahrain International Circuit for the opening race of the 2024 season, cutting an isolated figure when he appeared alone.
Friends of Halliwell (pictured at Wimbledon in 2019) say they are “deeply concerned” for the former Spice Girl and that she seemed “fragile” when they saw her a few weeks ago.
Spice Girls Halliwell and Horner are pictured on their wedding day in Woburn on May 15, 2015.
Horner and his wife, Spice Girl Geri Halliwell, pose after the 2014 F1 Italian Grand Prix