She defined girl power with the Spice Girls, but Melanie Brown felt unable to tell the truth about her unhappy marriage — until now. L ast time I met Melanie Brown, she could not have been happier. The artist formerly known as Scary Spice was enjoying success as a judge on The X Factor, the public adored her once again, and most important of all, she was ecstatically in love with her husband, Stephen Belafonte. Not only were they soulmates, she told me, they shared an extraordinary intimacy; after seven years of marriage, they had sex five times a day. They were so compatible, she said, that she had basically married herself. She showed me the wedding-vow-renewal ring he had just bought her, and told me she was the luckiest woman in the world.
The Spice Girls are an English pop girl group formed in In , Top of the Pops magazine gave each member of the group aliases , which were adopted by the group and media. With their " girl power " mantra, the Spice Girls were pop culture icons of the s. The Spice Girls were signed to Virgin Records and released their debut single " Wannabe " in ; it hit number one in 37 countries   and commenced their global success. Their debut album Spice sold more than 23 million copies worldwide, becoming the best-selling album by a female group in history. In January , the group unofficially announced that they were beginning an indefinite hiatus and would be concentrating on their solo careers in regard to their foreseeable future, although they pointed out that the group were not splitting. Measures of the Spice Girls' success include international record sales, vast merchandising enterprises , iconic symbolism such as Halliwell's Union Jack dress representing "girl power", a film, Spice World , and two reunion tours, — and Under the guidance of their mentor and manager Simon Fuller , the group embraced merchandising and became a regular feature of the British and global press. The Spice Girls have sold 85 million records worldwide, making them the best-selling girl group of all time , one of the best-selling artists , and the biggest British pop success since the Beatles. In the mids, relatives Bob and Chris Herbert of Heart Management decided to create a girl group to compete with popular boy bands , such as Take That and East 17 , which dominated the pop music scene at the time.
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Ginger Spice : Check! Scary Spice : What do you mean check? Ginger Spice : I mean, check. My bishop's got your king.