For her work against domestic violence, the British pop singer Mel B (46) received a royal honor. queen-Grandson Prince William (39) presented Melanie Brown, as the member of the girl band Spice Girls is called, on Wednesday in Buckingham Palace with the order “Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” (MBE). This is one of the lower ranks in the British Orders of Merit system.
Prince William: Royal tribute for “Spice Girl” Mel B
Brown has been a patron of the Women’s Aid charity since 2018. It was great to receive the honor, said the singer known as “Scary Spice”. “But it’s not just for me, it’s for all these other women,” she stressed. “Especially because of the pandemic, there has been such an epidemic of domestic violence that has increased tremendously and I have behind me an army of women who need help and need to be heard.” She sees herself as the voice of these women, “because we’ve all been through the same thing.”