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Spice Girls Member Melanie C Says She Could’ve Done More on ‘DWTS’

Mel C at The Prince's Trust Awards 2022, Brie and Nikki Bella at SiriusxmPhoto by Karwai Tang/WireImage, Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for SiriusXM

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Sporty Spice, Melanie C, recently talked to the Bella twins on The Bellas Podcast about confidence, empowerment, and having overall girl power. The Spice Girls member also opened up about her experience competing in Dancing With The Stars and her book.

Mel C Feels Like She Could Have Done More On DWTS

Mel C needs no introduction as her more than 25 years in the industry of music speaks for herself. Best known as one of the five members of the Spice Girls, she is iconic for hitting high notes when singing.

For the Bella twins, the spice girls have always been big inspirations for them. Mel C being invited to their podcast is a highlight for them especially Nikki Bella for being a Sporty Spice fan. After introducing Mel C on the podcast, the twins played a recorded message from Mel C’s former DWTS partner Gleb Savchenko.

Savchenko started by expressing his excitement over Mel C’s new book. Within the recording her gave her encouraging words. Hearing the message made Mel C reminisce on her time in DWTS, where she admits she could have done more.

“I had an incredible time,” Mel C said. “Gleb is wonderful, I adored him, but it is a bitter memory you know. I feel like I had more to give.”

Mel C and her partner Savchenko placed eleventh in DWTS season 30, and Sporty Spice revealed she didn’t take their placing well. While her placing on the show did upset her, she explained that she’s moved on from the humbling experience.

Mel C Released Her New Book Detailing Her Life as a Spice Girl

During her time as a Spice Girl, Mel C has gone through many unforgettable experiences both good and bad. Mel C has detailed all of their iconic moments in her new book The Sporty One: My Life as a Spice Girl.

She also opened up about the dark times of the group, and the struggles that come with the fame. As an author, Mel C wanted to be very open and honest in sharing about her downtimes in the book. Talking about vulnerability and how it’s not such a bad thing, she explains how to overcome adversities in the book.

“Yeah and you know the other thing I always think, there were some times which were very painful, and I don’t want that to go to waste.” Mel C said further showing how open she is about such topics. Her book The Sporty One: My Life as a Spice Girl is now available for purchase.

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