I'm renewing my wedding vows, says Mel B as she thanks mum  for persuading her to marry 'her best friend Stephen'

Even at 33, Mel B still realises sometimes mother knows best.

The former Spice Girl admits she took her mother's advice, after she urged her to marry her husband Stephen Belafonte.

Mel recently revealed she is planning to renew her wedding vows with husband Stephen Belafonte in December.

And Mel, best known as Scary Spice, says marrying the film producer was her mum's idea.

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Mel B was inducted into the Wembley Hall of Fame today

She said: 'It was my mum's advice and I should have listened to that a long time ago.

'He's actually been my friend for like eight years. We've been dipping in and out of each other's lives so it was kind of nice to marry your best friend,' she said on ITV's This Morning.

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Tip-top shape: Mel looked stunning in a tight cobalt blue jersey dress and red court shoes

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Husband Stephen Belafonte watched from the car

The Spice Girl will say 'I do' to husband Stephen Belafonte for the second time before Christmas.

The couple married during a secret ceremony in Las Vegas in June 2007 but are planning to invite family and friends this time around.

A sleek-looking Mel showed off her enviable figure at the ceremony in a clinging cobalt blue dress, and high heels.

The former Spice Girl was inducted into Wembley Stadium's Hall Of Fame in London today.

She added: 'We decided when we got married that we were going to do a nice little intimate ceremony for our friends and family and that's what we're going to do before Christmas.'

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