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Melanie B recounts her suicide attempt

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Nov 20, 2018, 12:04 am IST
Updated Nov 20, 2018, 12:04 am IST
Mel B has an upcoming Spice Girls reunion tour to look forward to, but four years ago, she was in a much darker place.
 Melanie B
  Melanie B

Mel B has an upcoming Spice Girls reunion tour to look forward to, but four years ago, she was in a much darker place. The singer attempted suicide in 2014, a harrowing moment she revealed in her upcoming memoir, Brutally Honest.

According to reports on People.com, in an excerpt published by the UK outlet of The Sun, the singer recounts swallowing 200 Aspirin pills, which she’d been stockpiling for years, on December 11, 2014, after returning from dinner with her then-husband, Stephen Belafonte. The X Factor judge writes that although at the time her life looked glamorous, she “felt emotionally battered.”

 

“I felt ugly and detested by the man who once promised to love and protect me, my husband and manager Stephen,” she explains, adding, “A man who after ten years of marriage now had a library of sex tapes that could — as we both well knew — ruin my career and destroy my family.”

After collapsing and going in and out of consciousness, Brown claims in the excerpt that she was transported to the hospital, where she lost consciousness again.

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