What does "gettin' spicy" mean?
Answer from a Native speaker
"Gettin' spicy" here is used by the speaker to indicate that the topic of discussion is getting a little "hotter" or more controversial. This is in reference to the fact that the interviewer is asking about her celebrity friend's private life, which is a controversial topic. We can use this informal expression in diverse ways: to express that something is "hot" or controversial, describe a situation that is adult-themed, or to indicate when a disagreement is occurring. Ex: A: Do you have a boyfriend? B: We're getting spicy here! I can't comment. (Hot/controversial topic) Ex: Stacey got caught getting spicy with her boyfriend. (Adult-themed situation) Ex: The classroom bully and teacher are getting spicy in the classroom. A fight will start soon. (Disagreement)