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In Memoir, Mel B Tells of 'Saddest Moment'

Her daughter confronted her after suicide attempt

(Newser) - The saddest moment in her life, Mel B says in new memoir Brutally Honest, was dealing with daughter Phoenix, then 15, after a suicide attempt in 2014. The Spice Girl says she woke up in the hospital to find her "furious" daughter asking "Why Mum? Why? Why?" In... More »

Mel B Admits 'Drinking to Numb My Pain'

Says she'll get treatment for sex, alcohol addiction

(Newser) - Mel B has a hurdle to clear before embarking on a Spice Girls tour next year. Admitting to "drinking to numb my pain" from an allegedly abusive marriage and the death of her father last year, the 43-year-old singer and America's Got Talent judge tells the Sun she... More »

KFC Only Follows 11 People on Twitter, and It's Genius

'5 Spice Girls and 6 guys named Herb'

(Newser) - We're not sure if the guy who goes by the Twitter handle @edgette22 does any detective work on the side, but he may want to look into it. Mashable reports the online sleuth made a startling find during what must have been a day filled with downtime, and it... More »

7 Musicians Who Quit Their Bands

One Direction fans are far from the first to mourn

(Newser) - With tween girls all aflutter at the news that Zayn Malik has left One Direction , ETOnline has put together a slideshow of a dozen other popular bands that have also lost original members:
  • Backstreet Boys: Kevin Richardson exited the boy band in 2006, and the other four Boys released two
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Spice Girl's Holiday Plans: Party With 'Ruthless' Leader

Mel 'Scary Spice' Brown headed to Rwandan president's palace

(Newser) - The latest celebrity to party with a "bad guy" ? Scary Spice. Melanie Brown, the Spice Girl also known as "Mel B," is spending Christmas with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his family, the Mirror reports. It seems Brown is friends with Kagame's grown kids, who... More »

Coming in the Fall: Spice Girls, the Musical

'Viva Forever' will be based on their songs

(Newser) - The Spice Girls reunited onstage today to announce details of a musical based on their songs—a tale of fame and female friendship that will open in London in the fall. The music of the 1990s "girl power" group is being revived in Viva Forever, which tells the story... More »

Spice Girls to Get Mamma Mia! Treatment

Creator Judy Craymer back for similar musical

(Newser) - Mamma Mia! creator Judy Craymer has signed a deal to make a Spice Girls musical in the same vein as her ABBA-themed megahit. The new show won’t actually be about the British pop outfit; it’ll just link their greatest hits with an unrelated story, the same way Mamma ... More »

Spice Girls Will Help Kick Off 2012 Olympics

(Newser) - When the eyes of the world turn to London for the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics, the land of Shakespeare and the Beatles will present ... the Spice Girls. "They stand for so much in British music history and I can’t think of a better time for them... More »

Last Spice Mama: Sporty's Preggo

(Newser) - Melanie Chisholm, a.k.a Sporty Spice, is the last of the Spice Girls to become pregnant, the Daily Mail reports. “I will need to take some time off to be a mum but, before you know it, we'll be back,” said Mel C, who was the sole... More »

Spice Girls Cut Short Tour

Concerts kaput in four countries

(Newser) - Cape Town, Buenos Aires, Beijing, and Sydney will be spared the Spice Girls' reunion concert tour. The brief reunion of the all-girl group will really really end in Toronto February 26. The Spice Girls cited family commitments as the reason, but previous reports suggested lack of interest in some cities... More »

Not-So-Sporty Spice Sprains Ankle at Show

Baby (mis)step leads to cancellation of BBC performance

(Newser) - Emma Bunton sprained her ankle when she took a spill during the Las Vegas leg of the Spice Girls' world tour, and the group has bowed out of a TV performance scheduled to air Sunday. "I'm seeing David Beckham's doctor, so I'm praying I'll be fine," Baby Spice... More »

Spice Girls Heat Up Canada

Pop group kicks off world tour

(Newser) - If what you want, what you really really want, is a Spice Girls reunion, you've got it. The five-woman pop group resurfaced yesterday in Vancouver, dressed a little more conservatively than in the past. It was the quintet's first concert in a world tour expected to run through Canada, the... More »

Posh Too Glamazon for Hip LA

Why Victoria Beckham fails as a stateside celeb

(Newser) - David Beckham has scored big with soccer fans, but his Spice Girl better half hasn't exactly taken LA by storm. Emma Forrest of the Guardian wonders whether the trouble is a wardrobe malfunction. In a city where celebs spend the day in jeans and T-shirts, Victoria Beckham goes glamazon, tottering... More »

Dancing With the Stars Smokes Cuban

Mel B finishes first as lack of technique sends billionaire to exit

(Newser) - No magic lamp could save Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban from losing his small-screen wingtips last night, as the billionaire was bumped from “Dancing with the Stars.” Cuban, who’s lost 30 pounds and one goatee since his stint began, entertained with a samba inspired by “I... More »

Victoria's Secret Gets Spicy CD

Spice Girls' best-of album will be released at Victoria's Secrets

(Newser) - What Scary, Sporty, Ginger, Baby, and Posh want—what they really, really want—is for you to head to Victoria's Secret stores or website, where they will sell their upcoming greatest-hits album exclusively. The Spice Girls join a recent trend of nontraditional music releases that includes Radiohead, Prince, Madonna, and... More »

Beckham Says Hello to LA

British sensation gets a kick out of new home

(Newser) - Soccer superstar David Beckham addressed his new audience yesterday, looked tanned, ready, rested, and not at all like a man with the fate of an entire league on his shoulders. He and his Spice Girl wife, Victoria, attracted 700 media reps and 3,000 fans to the Galaxy's home pitch,... More »

Spice Girls Back for World Tour

After six years—Scary, Ginger, Baby, Posh, and Sporty are back for more girl power

(Newser) - In a blast from the British past, all five of the Spice Girls reunited today in London for the first time since 2001 to kick off an 11-date, 8-country world tour, which starts in December. "The time is right," said Sporty Spice. "We want to have some... More »

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