Spice Girls’ Mel B, Rory McPhee Engaged After 3 Years of Dating

Mel B and Rory McPhee.
Courtesy of Mel B/Instagram

2 grow to be 1! Melanie Brown (a.ok.a. Mel B) is engaged to Rory McPhee, the Spice Ladies singer introduced.

The 47-year-old “Wannabe” artist — identified to pop followers as Scary Spice — excitedly dished all the main points about McPhee’s proposal on the Friday, October 28 episode of the U.Ok. discuss present Gogglebox.

“He stated, ‘I really like you, you’re my finest buddy and I wish to spend the remainder of my life with you,’” the Masked Singer Australia choose gushed, recalling how the hairstylist, 36, bought down on one knee to ask her one crucial query whereas they have been on trip collectively in Berkshire, U.Ok. “There have been rose petals in every single place, a log hearth, a lodge — which was [luxury hotel] Cliveden. It was very romantic. I really like flowers.”

Whereas the pair have saved their romance comparatively personal, each Brown and McPhee — who serves as his fiancee’s hairdresser — ceaselessly showcase their work collectively through Instagram, tagging one another whereas posting the “Spice Up Your Life” singer’s newest appears to be like for her varied tv appearances.

Spice Girls' Mel B and Rory McPhee Engaged After 3 Years of Dating: Proposal Details

Rory McPhee and Mel B.
Courtesy of Rory McPhee/Instagram

This would be the third marriage for the RuPaul’s Drag Race UK visitor choose, who was married to Jimmy Gulzar from 1998 to 2000, and to Stephen Belafonte from 2007 to 2017. (Brown’s relationship with Belafonte, 47, was significantly rocky: she publicly accused him of home abuse for years, which he has denied.) The “Cease” singer can also be a mother of three daughters: She shares 23-year-old Phoenix Chi with Gulzar, 15-year-old Angel Iris with ex Eddie Murphy, and 10-year-old Madison with Belafonte.

“For a great yr and a half I couldn’t even bear for someone to face close to me or be hugged. Other than hugging my youngsters and my household, the rest would make me really feel traumatized,” Brown instructed The Guardian in 2020 in regards to the psychological well being difficulties she suffered within the wake of her ex-husband’s alleged abuse. “I used to be like, nicely, if I don’t contact anyone and don’t let anyone come close to me, I’ll be OK. You possibly can’t dwell like that. However the belief subject is at all times going to be there. It takes somebody who’s going to know and be compassionate and take all the pieces super-super-slow.”

Although she didn’t title names on the time, Scary Spice hinted at her relationship with McPhee — and why it was so particular. “I’m with somebody who’s very type. Very, very type,” she shared. “And greater than something we’re actually good associates from method again.”