Mel B: It's a Scary World: Mel's Big Show

Monday 14 January, 10:00pm on Fiver

The fascinating documentary series following the everyday life of former Spice Girl Mel B concludes. In this week’s final instalment, Mel gets what could be an important break in her solo career, but starts to panic as the big day looms. Since bursting onto the world stage as one fifth of the hugely popular group Spice Girls, Melanie Brown, AKA ‘Scary Spice’, has had a fascinating decade-long career. Over the last ten years, Mel B has had a number of hit singles, been involved in musical collaborations with such superstars as Timbaland and Missy Elliott and published a wildly successful autobiography. Often under the glare of public scrutiny, Mel has also embarked on a number of high-profile romances, including a marriage to her backing dancer Jimmy Gulzar, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter Phoenix Chi. Long-term relationships with actors Max Beesley and Eddie Murphy have also been the subject of widespread tabloid interest, especially the bitter paternity battle with Murphy over Mel’s second daughter Angel Iris. Recently, the singer’s life has been less turbulent as she has settled into married life with her current partner Stephen Belafonte. ‘Mel B: It’s a Scary World’ follows Mel as she deals with her daily life as an entertainer, wife and mother. In this instalment, Mel is asked to guest perform at a Jay Sean show but she only has five days to pull everything together. Elsewhere, Mel starts to doubt if she can still handle juggling a budding solo career with motherhood.

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