The People reports Melanie Chisholm is snubbing a $18 million offer by ex-manager Simon Fuller to re-unite with the Spice Girls, instead spending her own money to record an album on Red Girl Records. Chisholm has produced three tracks and written a CD’s worth of tunes hoping to net a 60% profit from worldwide sales of his latest album she hopes to release this summer.
Melanie Chisholm Plots Third Solo Album On Her Own Label
April 7, 2004 – The Glasgow Daily Record reports former Spice Girl Mel C promises to debut new songs from her third album which will be released on her own Red Girl Records label. She said: “The writing of the third album is going great and I thought it was time to showcase some new stuff to see what ya think.”
Melanie Chisholm Snubs Spice Girl Reunion
March 17, 2004 – The Mirror reports former Spice Girl Mel C is adamant the Spice Girls will never sing together again, and won’t return to the girl group despite a reported $18 million offer from Simon Fuller to change her mind. Fame Academy voice coach Carrie Grant, one of Mel’s closest pals, revealed, “Even though she hasn’t got a record deal at the moment she told me there was absolutely no way she’d want anything to do with it. She has no intention of ever working with them again.” The other girls are said to be keen on reuniting.
Melanie Chisholm To Become A Mother In ’04?
January 4, 2004 – Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm is reportedly ready to start a family with her property developer boyfriend Thomas Starr. A friend of the 29-year-old told The Sunday Mirror: “A baby is definitely on the agenda – and Mel believes Thomas will make a perfect dad.”
Virgin Denies They’re Dropping Melanie Chisholm
December 30, 2003 – Ratethemusic.com reports record bosses at Virgin are denying reports that former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm is set to be dropped following a string of chart failures.
“The story of Melanie being dumped by Virgin is kicked around from time to time,” a label spokesman remarked. “The last time rumors about Melanie’s career being over were going around it proved to be absolute rubbish.”