Melanie Janine Brown, better known as Melanie B or Mel B is a British singer, rapper, songwriter, and actress. She is best known as being a member of the Spice Girls where she was nicknamed the “Scary Spice”. Melanie has also released various solo albums, appeared on Dancing with the Stars, judged reality shows like The Voice Kids Australia, America’s Got Talent, The X Factor, etc, and has also appeared in several films throughout her career.
Melanie has some interesting tattoos on her body. Let us go through the inks she has and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘Tribal’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right shoulder of the singer has a tribal bird tattooed on it.
Meaning: The tribal bird on her shoulder is a tattoo of a phoenix. The tattoo represents the name of her beloved daughter, Phoenix Chi Gulzar.
2. ‘Love’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of Melanie’s right forearm has a quote tattooed on it. The quote reads, “love me or leave me alone”. There is also a line tattooed near the quote with angry eyes.
Meaning: The tattoo shows that she is independent and does not want fake relationships. Melanie got this tattoo just before she checked herself into rehab.
3. Dragon Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Mel’s upper back has a Chinese Dragon tattoo.
Meaning: The Chinese Dragon is one of the most important tattoo designs from Chinese Mythology. The dragon represents wisdom and good luck.
4. ‘Characters’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right side of Melanie’s stomach has a few Chinese Characters tattooed on it.
5. Side Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Melanie’s body has another line tattooed on it. It reads, “Stephen till death do us part you own my heart”.
Meaning: Melanie got this tattoo to show her love for her now ex-husband, Stephen Belafonte. She later got the name removed from her tattoo when they split in 2017. The result can be seen below.