The Wanted's Max George denies Spice Girl dress-up claims, says he's more of a Sugababes kinda guy

The Wanted star Max George was left red-faced when a school friend revealed his closet obsession with the Spice Girls.

Max George has laughed off reports he used to dress up as a Spice Girl. Copyright [Rex]

But the boyband member has today RUBBISHED claims he like the 90s girlband so much he used to dress up as them - jokingly revealing his wardrobe crush on another girl group instead.

Taking to Twitter the Mancunian posted: "Ok.. So the paper says I dress up as the spice girls. This is NOT true. Sugababes however.... Haha."

Max reckons the Sugababes are more his thing

Max's school blab from Bolton School told the Daily Star: "Max will kill me for admitting this but he was obsessed with the Spice Girls at school.

"Seriously. He has all the merchandise, CDs, posters, sticker books, he even had a Spice Girls duvet cover. He was a huge fan, not just your average Spice Girls fan, I mean massive.

His friend continued spilling the beans: "Max's favourite girls were Mel B and Emma. He dressed up as them at fancy dress parties.

Meanwhile all eyes are on Max's love life, after US wildchild Lindsay Lohan posted a picture on Instagram of the pair messing around together.

Lindsay Lohan posted this picture of the two of them on her Instagram page. Copyright [Instagram/Lindsay Lohan …

But the singer rubbished that rumour too on Twitter, telling a fan he absolutely wasn't dating her.

The fan said: “If you date with Lindsay, I will die okay." to which the 24-year-old replied: “I’m not so you’re fine!:) x.”

He later added: “Rumours... That’s all... Like I said... 1million %”

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