Spice Girl Mel B takes lovers to STD clinic before sleeping with them

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01:  Mel B speaks on stage during "A Brutally Honest Evening With Mel B" in support of Women's Aid at The Savoy Theatre on September 1, 2019 in London, England.  (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Mel B says it's important to discuss sexually transmitted diseases openly (Credit: Getty Images)

Mel B has confessed she has invited dates to accompany her to the sexual health clinic to get tested for STDs together.

The Spice Girl revealed on her Truth Flirts podcast that she believes it is important to discuss sexually transmitted diseases openly with potential lovers before having sex with them.

Mel, 44, said: “I do think it’s important to have that conversation before you have sex with them. I’ve done it. You’d be surprised if it’s just part of the conversation how willing and able that conversation’s outcome ends up being.

“I’ve been out on the however-many date, and I can see it’s heading down that area, and I’ve gone, ‘Let’s go to the clinic together and get it done’.”

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Mel B co-hosts The Truth Flirts bodcast (Credit: Badoo)
Mel B co-hosts The Truth Flirts bodcast (Credit: Badoo)

And Scary Spice admitted she carries condoms in her bag when she goes out to ensure she is always practising safe sex.

She said: “I’m single, I always have condoms in my bag. Not in my immediate backpack but I will have them if I know I’m going to be going somewhere.”

Mel is mother to three daughters - 20-year-old Phoenix from her marriage to dancer Jimmy Gulzar, 12-year-old Angel whose father is actor Eddie Murphy and eight-year-old Madison from her marriage to Stephen Belafonte.

Phoenix Chi Gulzar, left, and her mother Mel B arrive at the "America's Got Talent" Season 13 Kick-Off at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday, March 12, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Mel B with her eldest daughter Phoenix (Credit: AP)

She recently admitted on her podcast, which she hosts with dating app Badoo, that she had had a “cringey” chat about safe sex with Phoenix which left her daughter terrified.

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Mel revealed: "When Phoenix was about 16, I was like, we need to sit down and have a word about safe sex and contraception, and she was like what? And I think all her other friends had never even had that conversation with their mothers. I'm so glad, as cringey as it was, I was very to the point, I told her about boys' intentions, or the main intentions of boys at that age. We spoke about contraception thoroughly, about condoms, what happens when you don't use a condom, which I think terrified her to her core."

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