Mel B: 'I Don't Need A Bodyguard'
Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN is adamant she has no plans to hire a bodyguard - despite her recent brush with a crazed attacker at an airport.
The singer was left shaken after she and her one-year-old daughter Angel Iris and husband Stephen Belafonte were confronted by an angry man shortly after arriving at London's Heathrow airport on Sunday (12Oct08).
Belafonte shielded Brown when the unnamed aggressor began shouting abuse and pretended to shoot them, screaming, "I'll get a knife and stab you", according to U.S. website TMZ.com.
But the singer insists she is determined not to change her way of life and hire security staff following the incident.
She says, "It wouldn't make me feel safer. I think it draws more attention to yourself. In my mind I believe that what happened at the airport doesn't happen often."
And Brown, 33, has hailed her spouse a hero for coming to her rescue during the terrifying ordeal.
She adds: "I'm lucky my husband is so protective. The family always travels together, which makes me feel safe. I still don't know what was going through that man's head at the airport... I was half asleep and I looked up and it was all going on. But my husband's quick reaction made sure we were safe.
"Maybe that man just got out of bed on the wrong side that morning. Who knows people's reasons."