Mel B’s Father Passes Away After Five-Year Battle With Cancer, ‘America’s Got Talent’ Taping Cancelled

Filming for the upcoming season of “America’s Got Talent” was slated to begin next week, but has been delayed following the tragic news that judge Mel B’s father passed away on Saturday after a five-year battle with Myeloma, a form of cancer that begins in the blood’s plasma cells. He was 63.

According to TMZ, producers have cancelled taping for Monday and Tuesday, while the show still remains without a host following Nick Cannon’s decision to part ways with “AGT”.

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The former Spice Girls singer shared the sad news of her father’s passing on Instagram, with a touching tribute alongside a photo of her holding her father’s hand before he passed.

“It is with great sadness after a 5yr battle to multiple myeloma cancer our loving father Martin Brown passed away age 63 peacefully yesterday,” she writes.

“Both of us his children were by his side and would like to say thank you to St Gemma’s and all the doctors and nurses for there amazing care and support over the years,” she adds. “Please respect our privacy and let us as a united family grieve With love and respect. Melanie and Danielle Brown x Be Free Dad.”

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