Mel B is engaged to her hairstylist Rory McPhee! The 47-year-old singer, who has been dating her new fiance for three years, said the proposal happened during a holiday in Berkshire. “He said, ‘I love you, you’re my best friend and I want to spend the rest of my life with you,'” Mel told UK’s Famous GoggleboxAccording to People.
“There were rose petals everywhere, a fireplace, a hotel – which was Cliveden,” the bride-to-be added of the moment she said “yes” to Rory. “It was very romantic. I love flowers.”
Although Mel and Rory have been semi-private about their relationship, the latter often shares hairstyles he does for his now fiancé on his Instagram account. Some of the latest looks were on for her appearances The masked singer and on October 5, he shared an unforgettable video of the beauty flaunting her locks to the camera in the various looks, which can be seen below. The track received many compliments on both Mel and Rory’s work.
Mel and Rory’s engagement comes after she hinted at their romance in an interview in 2020. “I am with someone who is very friendly. Very, very friendly,” she said The guardian. “And more than anything, we’re really good friends from afar.”
Mel’s marriage to Rory will be her third. She was married to Jimmy Gulzar from 1998 to 2000, and to Stephen Belafonte from 2007 to 2017. Her second marriage made headlines after she publicly accused Stephen, with whom she shares a 10-year Madison, of domestic abuse for years, which he denied. She also shares 23-year-old Phoenix Chi with Jimmy and 15 year old Angel Iris with ex Eddie Murphy.
“For a good year and a half, I couldn’t even stand someone standing near me or being hugged. Besides pushing my kids and my family, anything else would leave me feeling traumatized,” Mel said The guardian about some mental health problems she suffered during her ex-husband’s alleged abuse. “I was like, well, if I don’t touch anybody and don’t let nobody get near me, I’ll be fine. You can’t live like this. But the trust issue is always going to be there. It takes someone who’s going to understand and be compassionate and take everything super-super-slowly.”