Spice Girl Mel B was hospitalized after she reportedly severed her hand and broke several ribs from a terrifying fall Saturday.
Mel B, also known as Scary Spice, apparently fell down a staircase in the middle of the night this weekend. According to one of Mel B’s close friends, who spoke Monday with TMZ, the singer was reportedly staying with a friend in an unfamiliar home. When she got up to go downstairs, she slipped down the narrow passageway. (RELATED: Remember The Spice Girls? They’re Making A Huge Amount Of Money By Going Back On Tour)
As for Mel B, she offered a pretty confusing description about what happened Monday morning on Instagram.
The singer claims she suffered “2 broken ribs [and] a severed right hand,” adding she had to undergo a three-hour surgery at a London hospital to repair the damage.
“I appolagise [sic] to each and everyone one of you who bought there tickets to meet me today I’m absolutely gutted but I can assure you it WILL happen at a later date, I promise, but for now My right arm/hand is all stitched up and I’m trying to keep still to heal my broken ribs,” she added.
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Thankyou to all the wonderful nurses dr’s and my amazing surgeon for the care and expertise given to me here at the hospital I’ve been staying at,suffering 2 broken ribs a severed right hand needing emergancy care,to having had to have over a 3 hr surgery to repair the damage hence the purple sling,I’ve had to unfortunately cancel my book signing today in NY,I appolagise to each and everyone one of you who bought there tickets to meet me todayI’m absolutely gutted but I can assure you it WILL happen at a later date,I promise,but for now My right arm/hand is all stitched up and I’m trying to keep still to heal my broken ribs,ohhh the pain,but I’m in super safe hands with the care of everyone here at the hospital!!!!!thank you all for understanding,I love you all #accidentshappen #needtimetoheal #hospital
Given the multiple spelling errors, it seems that Mel B may have been in some kind of daze when she wrote this update for her fans. The former Spice Girl has publicly struggled with substances in the past, but her lawyer maintains nothing of the sort was involved during the incident.
Her lawyer, Taline Boyamian, also revealed that Mel B was supposed to fly into L.A. to take a drug test Monday. However, that’s obviously been postponed because of her current situation.
It’s also worth noting that the Spice Girls are supposed to go on a reunion tour in the U.K. next summer. No word yet on Mel B’s recovery path or prognosis, but we’re hoping she’ll be okay.