Spice Girl Mel B. Joins America’s Got Talent

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MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 06: Melanie Brown arrives for the X Factor auditions on June 6, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Nathan Cox/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 06: Melanie Brown arrives for the X Factor auditions on June 6, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Nathan Cox/Getty Images) Photo: Nathan Cox/2012 Getty Images

Scrap the Rosie O'Donnell idea — America's Got Talent has employed Spice Girl and recent British X Factor guest judge Melanie Brown (that's Mel B. — the artist formerly known as Scary Spice — to you and everyone else) for season eight. B. will join Howard Stern and Howie Mandel, taking over the judge's seat Sharon Osbourne occupied since the reality competition's debut season in 2006.