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Mel C name irks Melanie Chisolm

Press Trust of India  |  London 

Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chislom says she hates her stage name Mel C.

The 42-year-old pop star said she hates that name because when she thinks of the moniker she is washed over by negativity, reported Female First.

"The Mel C thing has always really bugged me. Because in my brain it links to negative headlines. I don't know why, it just irks me. It's not my name," she said.

Melanie said she does feel guilty about spurning the reunion but just wants to focus on her solo career and the release of her latest album "Version of Me".

"I feel bad and I feel guilty. There's a lot of negativity that surrounds it and there shouldn't be really. I'm not turning my back on the Spice Girls - I'm very proud of them...

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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 08:22 IST