After It was reported that America’s Got Talent’s Mel B is going to join rehab after the show gets to the conclusion, the ‘America’s Got Talent’ family are trying a lot to support her ahead of rehab. She has also cleared up about the rumors of alcohol and sex addiction.
Tuesday’s live show was the first episode telecast after the news about the Mel B broke in media. During the whole show, they didn’t said anything about it but the fellow judges of Mel B opened up after the show ended.
Howie Mandel said, “She’s a very strong, wonderful lady whose battled what a lot of people battle. I’m just amazed at how she can show up and be a true professional and just a wonderful person who is entertaining and I’m thrilled and I feel lucky that I get to sit beside her and that America gets to enjoy her and watch her and listen to her.”
He added, “I hope that she would reach out and I’ll reach out to her. She’s a friend and I think we have to be there for our friends and people we admire.”
Mandel further said that he is ready for “whatever she wants from me and needs from me”.
After Mandel shared, other judges including Heidi Klum said, “I’m her friend and I’ve been her friend for a really long time and I’m always going to be there for her and help her with whatever she needs help in.” And Cowell called Mel B “a professional” and gave a “lot of respect”.
Previously, it was reported that Mel B was planning to go rehab for sex and alcohol addiction. But, Mel B cleared it in the interview of The Ellen DeGeneres Show with guest host Lea Michele.
She said, “I’ve been in therapy since my father got diagnosed with cancer nine years ago. My therapy changed a little bit because I was in a very intense relationship, which you can all read about in my book.” She showed her book Brutally Honest.
She added, “I do address a lot of those issues. But you know, no, I’m not an alcoholic. No, I’m not a sex addict. You know, I was with the same person for 10 years and that was quite a turmoil, very intense. That’s all I can say about it. I’d like to say a lot more, but we’re on this show…let’s keep it P.C. But yeah, I address a lot of those issues and I did kind of have to ease my pain…I do suffer a lot from PTSD.”