'Sugar, Spice and All Things Nice' - Mel C Expecting Baby

Mel C has revealed she is expecting her first baby.

The Spice Girl, real name Melanie Chisholm - who has been with her partner Thomas Starr for six years, is the last member of the chart topping band to have a child.

Fellow Spice Girl Melanie 'Scary' Brown, has two daughters. Victoria 'Posh' Beckham three sons and Geri 'Ginger' Halliwell has one daughter and Emma 'Baby' Bunton has a son.

Mel 'Sporty' Chisholm, 34, from Liverpool, revealed the "happy" news on her website.

She said: "Well, I can announce that Tom and I are expecting a baby and we are very happy.

"I will need to take some time off to be a mum, before you know it, we'll be back."

Chisholm added that she is "excited" to start writing for the fifth album.

A source told a newspaper: "The girls are so pleased for her and have said they're only a phone call away to pass on any parenting tips."

Last year, Chrisholm joined her Spice Girl bandmates for a reunion world tour.

The ex-Spice girl was credited with having the best voice in the band but allegedly battled eating disorders during the heyday of the all girl group.

As a solo artist she has released four albums and was nominated for a Brit Award.

The Spice Girls have sold more than 55 million records worldwide, with three albums landing them the title for the fastest selling girl group ever.


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