And we can see why.
In case you needed any more proof that celebrities are just like us, the internet just found a picture of Blake Lively dressed up as Baby Spice at a Spice Girls concert circa 1997. Because what else did young girls do in the nineties?
A 10-year-old Lively in pigtails and platform boots is pictured with an even younger Spice Girls fan named Bria. It’s the latter that we have to thank for this amazing content because she only recently realised who the blonde girl in the picture with her is.
She took to Twitter to share her discovery: ‘Found a picture when I was 5 at my first concert. #SpiceGirls and took a picture with a girl dressed up as Baby Spice who I just realized now was @blakelively.’
Blake Lively responded to Bria’s tweet saying: ‘My secret is out…’ and then shared the throwback herself. She captioned her Instagram post: ‘Pretending to be someone else… since 1997 (Thanks @briaaamadrid for the photo of us at the Spice Girls concert. Sorry -not sorry- I tricked you into thinking I was @emmaleebunton).’
Obviously, Blake Lively’s confession didn’t go unnoticed and Emma Bunton, a.k.a. Baby Spice herself, complimented the Gossip Girl actress on her pigtails in a comment. The fan girl that Lively is, she answered: ‘I’m officially ☠ ☠ ☠ ☠. Forever bowing down to you. 💕💕💕 I cannot believe you know who I am. this will never be normal. ☠😍☠’
We get it Blake, we would be starstruck too.