Melanie C Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

20th October 2016

Quote: "I'm a huge Adele fan. I've met her a couple of times and she's been so lovely, so sweet. She was emotional the first time she met me. She was in the box next to me at the Royal Albert Hall and was going, 'Oh my God, oh my God'. She was just so super excited. The next time I met her she came over and apologised, saying she was overwhelmed." Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm loves Adele.

20th October 2016

Quote: "I had to think about myself and the most important thing in my life, which is being a mother to my little girl. I had to be present for her. It was a hard decision, not only letting down the girls but all the fans who want it to happen, but we're four individuals and we've gone on to have separate lives and careers and want different things." Melanie Chisholm explains why she said no to a Spice Girls 20th anniversary reunion.

15th September 2016

Fact: Scottish singer KT Tunstall has recruited Sporty Spice Melanie Chisholm for her new Hard Girls video. The two singers play leather-clad race rivals in the rally promo for the song, which appears on Tunstall's new album Kin. The identity of Tunstall's competition is revealed at the end of the video when Mel C takes off her helmet and celebrates with race winner KT.

5th January 2015

Tweet: "Happy New Year! Bit late but first proper day innit (sic). Anyone doing #dryJan? It's my first". Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm is attempting to kickstart the New Year with a month of sobriety.

5th May 2014

Quote: "The girls always try to set me up with men but we haven’t had any success. There have been a couple of occasions but I'm a too busy being a mum and working... I don’t think I could try internet dating. Maybe I should set one up called Groucho." Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm admits her former bandmates constantly attempt to help her find love. The singer has a five-year-old daughter with her ex-partner, Thomas Starr.

14th April 2013

Quote: "It's all so different now, though, because everyone is internet dating. That's fine for most people and a lot of my friends have dabbled in it, but I can't exactly do that, can I? I am single and, yes, I would like another child. That's a case where honesty probably isn't the best policy - you meet a nice guy then he Googles you and the first thing he sees is, 'I want more kids'. Disaster!" Melanie Chisholm is refusing to go online to find love following her split from longterm partner Thomas Starr, who is the father of her daughter.

7th April 2013

Tweet: "Today we are celebrating my Nan's 90th Birthday, she is still rocking heels!" Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm is in awe of her grandmother's devotion to style as she marks the age milestone with her family.

24th March 2013

Quote: “I was a little bit disappointed by the reviews and thought they were unfair. The show is so much fun, the audiences love it and it is taking bookings until February next year.” Melanie Chisholm was upset about the mauling the Spice Girls musical Viva Forever! received from critics when it opened last year (12).

12th January 2013

Tweet: "Happy birthday Melanie C gorgeous girl! Love you loads!" Emma Bunton sends her best wishes to former Spice Girls bandmate Melanie Chisholm as she turns 39 on Saturday (12Jan13).

18th December 2012

Tweet: "Congratulations to my beautiful friends @greghatwell & @georginaspiller on their engagement! abouttime !!! Love you both". Pop star Melanie Chisholm sends her best wishes to British songwriter Greg Hatwell and model Georgina Spiller.

17th December 2012

Tweet: "Massive massive thank you to everybody that has already bought/downloaded 'He ain't heavy' the Hillsborough charity single. If you haven't please do so, it's a great cause, beautiful song and amazing people are involved." Melanie Chisholm urges fans to support her new all-star charity single, a cover version of The Hollies' 1969 hit He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother. Proceeds from the track, which also features stars including Sir Paul MCCartney and Robbie Williams, will go towards those affected by the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster, when 96 soccer fans were killed in a horrific crush at a sports ground in Sheffield, England.

10th December 2012

Quote: "The thing is with Victoria, she fell in love with David and became part of a high-profile celebrity couple. There were advantages to it... I'm sure they yearn for privacy but to their credit, they never complain. And it's not like anybody except them knows what happens behind closed doors." Melanie Chisholm praises her Spice Girls bandmate Victoria Beckham for maintaining her long marriage to sports star David Beckham.

31st August 2012

Quote: "I don't know what's going on. I know they get on really well. I'll have to quiz her on that one, the cheeky little minx!" Melanie Chisholm is unsure if reports her Spice Girls bandmate Geri Halliwell is dating Russell Brand are true.

29th August 2012

Quote: "I do have an ambition to work on Broadway in a musical. I'd love to play the role of Evita." Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm has New York stage ambitions after winning acclaim in Blood Brothers in the West End in 2010.

27th August 2012

Quote: "Scarlet, Bluebell and Beau get on very well. There's such an age range now, the older ones look after the little ones, so we can just drink wine!" Melanie Chisholm is delighted her daughter Scarlet gets along well with her former Spice Girls bandmates' Geri Halliwell's little girl and Emma Bunton's son.

21st August 2012

Fact: Pop star Melanie Chisholm has released a clip of a duet she's recorded with her ex-Spice Girls bandmate Emma Bunton. The singers performed a cover of I Know Him So Well for Chisholm's upcoming album Stages, which is set for release next month (Sep12).

15th August 2012

Quote: "I never ever thought we'd get back together, but we did in 2007/2008. I'm really glad we did because it was brilliant and I really enjoyed it. There's absolutely nothing to say we wouldn't do it again at some point in the future." Melanie Chisholm is open to reuniting with the Spice Girls again following their performance at the London Olympics Closing Ceremony on Sunday (12Aug12).

6th August 2012

Tweet: "Happy Birthday to my beautiful friend. Hope you have a fantastic day!" Melanie Chisholm sends her best wishes to her former Spice Girls bandmate Geri Halliwell on her 40th birthday on Monday (06Aug12).

16th July 2012

Quote: "I was really disappointed. David has done so much work helping win the bid for the Games. He's been so involved in everything up to this point, so it seems a terrible shame that he won't actually be playing for Team GB." Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm is sad her bandmate Victoria Beckham's soccer star husband David has been left out of the the 2012 London Olympics.

9th July 2012

Quote: "I had a meeting previously about Over The Rainbow, but I was in the theatre at the time and my availability was a bit tricky. So when this came along I was very excited." Singer Melanie Chisholm jumped at the chance to appear as a judge on Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's new U.K. reality contest Superstar. The show features the hunt for a leading man to star in a new production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

21st June 2012

Quote: "I was lucky enough to carry the Olympic torch up in Birkenhead (England). My little girl was there to watch, waving her Team GB (Great Britain) scarf. It was such a proud moment - she tells everyone that Mummy carried the torch." Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm recounts the moment daughter Scarlet watched her carry the Olympic flame earlier this month (Jun12) ahead of the London 2012 Games.

3rd May 2012

Tweet: "Nooooooo! Just tweaked my sprained ankle again. Got a red carpet tomorrow, simply can't wear flats darling. cankles sexy". Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm fears she will be hobbling around at a red carpet event on Friday (04May12).

24th February 2012

Quote: "I've met Madonna a few times. She once called me in my hotel room to invite me for dinner - I was convinced it was one of the girls winding me up. I'm a bit useless in her company, being such a fan. I think I may even have offended her once - oops." Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm failed to make a good impression on the Queen of Pop.

3rd December 2011

Tweet: I've got so many amazing performances this week (including the) X Factor final in Germany and I've got a cold!!!! Nooooooo!!!!" Melanie Chisholm has vowed to play on despite falling ill.

18th July 2011

Tweet: "She's gorgeous, just like her Mum x x x" Singer Melanie Chisholm is smitten after seeing pictures of her former Spice Girls bandmate Victoria Beckham's new baby daughter, Harper Seven.

28th April 2011

Tweet: "Very excited and quite emotional about tomorrow's royal nuptials! Doesn't seem that long since Princes William and Harry made us girls peanut butter on toast at Highgrove!!" Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm is looking forward to Friday's (29Apr11) royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton.

9th April 2011

Quote: "It's an exciting time for us with Mel B, Emma and Victoria pregnant. They're radiant and doing great. Any additions to the Spice brood is always good news!" Melanie Chisholm is delighted her former Spice Girls bandmates Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton and Melanie Brown are all expecting babies in the coming months.

22nd November 2010

Fact: Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm has been nominated among the Best Newcomers at the prestigious London Evening Standard Theatre Awards for her role in Blood Brothers. The prizegiving takes place in the U.K. capital on Sunday (28Nov10).

5th November 2010

Tweet: "Hooray!!!!! Such amazing news for my beautiful friend Emma Bunton and her beautiful men Jade Jones & Beau. I'm sooooooooo happy." Melanie Chisholm is delighted her former Spice Girls bandmate EMMA BUNTON is expecting her second baby.

31st October 2010

Quote: "Victoria's absolutely fine despite everything. It's awful for that kind of thing to happen to her, but Victoria is very strong. She's been in this environment for a long time where things are sometimes said that aren't true. But you just ignore them and get on with things." Melanie Chisholm insists her Spice Girls bandmate Victoria Beckham has brushed off allegations her husband DAVID bedded a prostitute.

25th October 2010

Quote: "I have a complicated family, with half-brothers and half-sisters. My parents divorced when I was very young and marriage is a weird one for me. Both my parents remarried but I was scarred very early on. Marriage does not appeal." Former Spice Girl Melanie CHISHOLM has no plans to walk down the aisle.

24th October 2010

Quote: "It was such a long time ago, a decade ago - and it was really nothing to write home about." Former Spice Girl Melanie CHISHOLM on her former tryst with singer Robbie Williams.

10th March 2010

Quote: "The Spice brood is constantly growing and I think they are destined for great things. I think they will either be a band or a football team." Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm on her bandmates' expanding families.

23rd October 2009

Quote: "P. DIDDY was very rude, I was introduced to him and he just shook my hand without even turning around to look at me." Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm wasn't impressed on meeting Sean Combs.

10th March 2009

Fact: Singer Melanie Chisholm has introduced her newborn baby SCARLETT to the world via her website - the former SPICE GIRL posted a mother and daughter photo online on Tuesday (10Mar09) morning. The tot, who was born on 22 February (09), is also featured in a photo spread with Britain's Hello magazine this week (begs09Mar09).

12th February 2009

Fact: Former Spice Girl Melanie CHISHOLM has turned her hand to designing - she's created her own baby stroller for an auction in London on Thursday (12Feb09). The singer is due to give birth to her first child this month (Feb09).

16th December 2008

Quote: "It's this beautiful little bell in a sphere on a chain. It hangs down over her bump and the sound is supposed to be good for the baby." Emma Bunton has already been buying gifts for her pregnant former Spice Girls bandmate Melanie Chisholm.

16th October 2008

Quote: "I'm so excited she's going to be a mum and is getting married. She's the last of us to have a baby and it will be great. She's bound to ask about help with the wedding and I'd love to." Melanie Brown is excited for her former Spice Girls bandmate Melanie Chisholm, who is engaged and expecting her first child.

21st July 2008

Quote: "I find it baffling that I'm famous enough for the paparazzi to want to sit outside my house. I'm not that fascinating. They don't sit outside Mel C's house." SPICE GIRL Geri Halliwell on the downsides of life in the public eye.

15th February 2008

Quote: "We are having a ball in the Big Apple. It's freezing so we're all keeping wrapped up. The shows are still going great. It's fun being back in the U.S. The audiences are just as bonkers as back home." Melanie Chisholm is glad the fan reception at recent Spice Girls concerts has been warmer than the New York weather.

13th December 2007

Quote: "We don't have punch-ups anymore, like we used to at 22, when there would be a few too many drinks and we'd all get over-excited. I never had any of them by the throat - but I wanted to!" Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm on what makes the group's reunion tour a more peaceful experience.

13th December 2007

Quote: "We're all big fans of Britney Spears. If there is any problem, hopefully we can give some advice. You never know... If she needs a girlfriend, we're there for that." Spice Girl Melanie CHISHOLM offers embattled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS support.

7th December 2007

Fact: Melanie Chisholm played an acoustic set at The Mint in Los Angeles on Thursday night (06Dec07) during a break between her Spice Girls reunion tour.

14th November 2007

Quote: "Mel B isn't as scary as she used to be. GINGER's hair is more golden, BABY's always going to be the baby and VICTORIA is very posh." Melanie Chisholm believes the Spice Girls still live up to their nicknames.

16th October 2007

Quote: "I'm open to the idea of plastic surgery but it freaks me out. I've just got an anti-botox fringe." Spice Girl Melanie CHISHOLM creates a new hairstyle to hold back the years.

28th June 2007

Quote: "It's a shame it hasn't been more of a surprise - the media beat us to it." Melanie Chisholm moans that the announcement of the Spice Girls reforming surprised no one.

5th April 2007

Quote: "I've lived in and around London since I was 16 and I think it's the most exciting city in the world but it can feel a bit like a rat race at times. Being able to get into the country is bliss and that's where my future lies." Former Spice Girl Melanie CHISHOLM is abandoning the big smoke for the rural life.

26th February 2007

Fact: Former Spice Girl Melanie CHISHOLM had a speaking engagement at her local Women's Institute in Monmouthshire, England called off last week (ends23FEB07), due to a lack of members attending the talk.

9th November 2006

Quote: "It's amazing isn't it? Having a baby with DOCTOR DOOLITTLE! I read the stories but I don't know if it's true. I hope she's cool with it all." Ex-Spice Girl Melanie CHISHOLM is amazed former bandmate Melanie Brown is allegedly pregnant with new beau Eddie Murphy's baby.

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