Mel C: I was sexually assaulted before first Spice Girls show

Melanie Chisholm, best known as Mel C or Sporty Spice, revealed that she was sexually assaulted the night before her first-ever Spice Girls gig.

The 48-year-old British singer revealed that in October 1997, the attack happened during an appointment with a massage therapist at her hotel in Istanbul, Turkey, according to the podcast “How To Fail.”

Chisholm reveals that while she didn’t want to make a fuss about the incident with a male masseur, she also didn’t have time to deal with the actual assault.

The “Wannabe” singer said after the incident, which she did not go into detail about, she immediately got up from the table and left the room before anything else happened. Mel C

“I think it’s really important for me to say it and to finally deal with it and process it. And for other people.”

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