The Spice Girl will be awarded an MBE this December in recognition of her services to victims of domestic abuse.
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Mel B is set to receive an MBE this month for her work on domestic violence. The 46-year-old star became an ambassador for Women’s Aid in 2019 after sharing her experiences in her autobiography, Brutally Honest. To celebrate all her achievements, here are some of Mel B’s most powerful quotes.
I want [my book] to be helpful to other women who have gone through it, or who are going through it. There are so many women that this has happened to. It’s an epidemic.
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I’m not going to stop breaking the silence and the shame around [domestic abuse] because it’s too much and we have to stand up and do something.
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I'm always down for a Spice Girls reunion. I love the Scary hair and platforms. Any time of day or night I'll be there.
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I think I’m more confident than I’ve ever been. Ever ever ever. Because I had no confidence for so many years and I had to nurture myself, almost bring myself back to life.
There will always be people to put you down, always be people to tell you, ‘No, you can’t – you’re not good enough.’ Just prove them wrong.
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I can’t regret anything. I’ve got three amazing kids, from three different – very different – relationships ... I’ve become the person I am from all those relationships. I can say that now, because I’ve come out of a difficult one.
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If you want to be a winner, you have to believe you can win. Just put it out there in the universe. I do it all the time.
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All [the Spice Girls] wanted to do was spread the message of women supporting other women. No matter what you look like, what background you come from ... Women need other women.
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