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Stars including Jamie Oliver send tributes to Mel B after her great grandma dies

The Spice Girl announced the sad news on Instagram

Aisha Nozari
Aisha NozariOnline Writer
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Mel B's great grandma has sadly passed away at the age of 107, and the star has dedicated a heartfelt Instagram post to her relative. In the moving message, Mel wrote: "Deeply saddened by the passing of my great grandma in the early hours of this morning, she was 107 and what a woman she was, I feel the need to fly right now to Nevis to pay my respects @missdaniellebrown let’s go #familyiseverything #shockedandupset #ripgreatgrandma #youwillbemissed."

Stars were quick to send the 44-year-old singer their condolences. Jamie Oliver wrote: "Bless her Mel what a woman what a legacy she has given.... my deepest condolences to you and your family big love Jamie xxx" with Patsy Palmer adding: "Wow what a life." Rylan simply posted a red heart to let the Spice Girl know that she was in his thoughts.

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Mel B shared the sad news on Instagram 

Of course, the mother of three's fans also flocked to the comment section to express their condolences. One wrote: "Awww I’m sorry to hear that, Mel B!! My condolences to you and your entire family. May your great grandma rest in peace," with another sweetly adding: "WOW! 107 yrs... what an achievement... RIP wonderful lady."

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Mel B© Photo: ITV

Mel B will be joining the new season of Celebrity Juice 

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October is gearing up to be a busy month for the Wannabe singer, who will be joining Holly Willoughby and Keith Lemon on the new series of Celebrity Juice. In a statement, ITV bosses wrote on Twitter: "Confirmed: Celebrity Juice returns Thursday 10th October at 10pm on ITV2. Join host Keith Lemon as he welcomes new team captain Mel B and returning captain Holly Willoughby for some hilarious fun and games."

In a statement Mel spoke of her excitement about joining the hit-show, saying: "I am so happy that I'm going to be part of the Celebrity Juice family and thrilled to be a captain. My mission is to give Keith a run for his money. Watch out. Things are going to get even more crazy."

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