Victoria Beckham tells Spice Girls: Back off!
The mum of four has told friends that she feels under immense pressure from the others.
It started after Victoria said no to the Jubilee Concert and the Olympics - then got worse when she said she was unsure about appearing in a fly-on-the-wall documentary to promote Viva Forever!, their new musical.
'She feels stressed because the others want to sign up for these projects and are speaking publicly about them before she's agreed,' says our source.
'Victoria's very upset. She feels like she's letting them down by saying no. It's really emotional blackmail.'
Geri even poked fun at Victoria's seemingly downbeat attitude at the launch.
When a TV reporter said to the band: 'You're obviously buzzing,' Geri turned to Victoria and sarcastically asked: 'You're buzzing, Victoria?'
Read more about Victoria Beckham and the Spice Girls in Now magazine dated 9 July 2012 - out now!