Mel B Fears Going 'Totally Blind' After Recent Hospitalization: Report
By Paris Close
May 20, 2019
Mel B is reportedly afraid of losing her complete eyesight after being rushed to the hospital on Friday (May 17).
The singer, who was weeks away from reuniting with her fellow Spice Girls members for their reunion tour, was supposedly taken to London's Moorfields Eye Hospital a few days ago after she supposedly lost sight, according to The Sun. According to the publication, the 43-year-old believed she was going "totally blind" and said "she couldn't see anything" out of her right eye. Mel lost vision out of her left eye 20 years ago as a result of a failed laser surgery.
"Mel was in a really bad way. The other girls and their managers were really worried," said a source. "'Mel was frantic and screaming that she couldn't see a thing. She went to the hospital in a chauffeur-driven car with an assistant, who was holding her hand."
While the insider asserts "no one knew what brought it on," the musician "had very swift, and very good, treatment." Additionally, a spokeswoman for the star assured the Daily Mail that "the situation with Mel is under control" and "she is looking forward to the tour."
Mel's latest medical scare comes less than six months after she severed her hand and broke two ribs when she fell down a narrow staircase in December 2018.
"Thank you to all the wonderful nurses [doctors] and my amazing surgeon for the care and expertise given to me here at the hospital I've been staying at, suffering 2 broken ribs a severed right hand," Mel captioned a photo of her cast from the hospital, where her bandmates came to her aid. "[From] needing [emergency] care, to having had to have over a 3 [hour] surgery to repair the damage hence the purple sling."
The Spice Girls start their 13-show reunion tour on May 24.
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