Eva Longoria’s hilarious NBC dramedy Telenovela has successfully hit the nail on the head of the Spanish soap opera world, delivering episodes filled to the brim with references that remind us of iconic telenovelas like Luz Clarita, Maria la del Barrio, and Marimar. To prove she’s mastered the craft, the actress, entrepreneur, and media mogul teamed up with Mashable to deliver a must-see video in which she lends her own spin to The Spice Girls’ “Wannabe.”
Yes, Longoria carefully recites each line from the hit song with expertise; however, she does so with an inflection and comedic timing that’s just as dramatic as that of any soap opera star. So why, exactly, did she take on the challenge? As the self-proclaimed “aspiring Spice Girl” explains in the clip, she’s celebrating the group’s 20th anniversary of their debut album, Spice. And while the beauty’s take on the hit song isn’t exactly how the British pop stars originally performed it, we’re sure BFF Victoria Beckham would approve of her rendition. After all, the two are so close they even spend plenty of time inside each other’s closets.
Watch the full video above and try not cracking a smile at your desk.