Jamie Morrison: ‘He likes music and I like polo,’ said Geri of the polo player, left, in 1999. And right, Chris Evans, with many thinking the romance was cooked up by PR spinner Matthew Freud Hardly an auspicious start.He proposed, she said yes — and then a few months later she dumped him by email.Sure, these two could just be pals, but what fun is that?Brand and Halliwell were first linked after the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, where it's reported the comedian fell for the singer."Things are getting very serious between them -- they’re a proper couple now.They had met several times in the past, but really got to know each other during the Olympics ...The couple have allegedly been on a romantic holiday to Rome, after they were introduced to each other before Christmas.They have been spotted on London dinner dates, while also attending a shooting day in Berkshire.
Brand was spotted leaving Halliwell's posh London pad on Wednesday, clutching a bag full of DVDs.
A source said: "They hit it off instantly and are seeing a lot of each other. He has friends in high places and loves shooting in the country."Geri's typically rushing into it with guns blazing, saying, 'He's the gentleman that I've been waiting for'."He is said to be friends with socialite Henry Beckwith, whom Halliwell previously dated for over two years.
Anton Kaszubowski was also reportedly romantically linked with Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon.
The couple had known each other for years, and tried a romance.
It never blossomed into anything more than dating After ditching her Spice Girls bandmates amid much acrimony in 1998, she then managed a longer spell with floppy-haired polo player Jamie Morrison (1), whom she started dating in 1999, but apparently he bored Geri and she dumped him.