Comedian Russell Brand is reportedly dating Spice Girl Geri Halliwell.

Brand is spicing up his life with Wannabe singer Halliwell after the pair became cosy back stage at the Olympics closing ceremony earlier this month.

Brand gushed at the time: “I’ve got a crush on Geri Halliwell — everything in the world is how it should be.”

According to the Daily Mail, the funnyman was so taken with the popstar that he ended things with his girlfriend Isabella Brewster so that he could start a romance with Geri.

Haliwell performing at the Olympics closing ceremony

Brand and Haliwell are said to have cosied up back stage at the event

Russell, 37 and Geri, 40, have been spotted on several dates together since the sporting extravaganza, with Geri even bringing her daughter Bluebell to meet her new beau.

A source told The Sun: “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.”