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‘America’s Got Talent’ tapping Mel B?

Report: Former Scary Spice to replace Sharon Osbourne as judge

By Corey Levitan Feb 20, 2013 7:34PM

Here's a scary decision. EW is reporting that former Spice Girl Melanie “Mel B” Brown will replace Sharon Osbourne on “America’s Got Talent” this year. The former Scary Spice will join Howard Stern and Howie Mandel at the judging table.

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Mel B has served as an occasional judge on the British version of “The X Factor.” But she is hardly a superstar, like Cher. Nor is she known for outspoken opinions, like Rosie O’Donnell. (These celebs weren’t picked out of nowhere; they’re who Stern has mentioned that he would like producers to replace Osbourne with.)

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Osbourne announced she was leaving last year due to a dispute between NBC and her son, Jack Osbourne.

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Season 8 of “America’s Got Talent” will premiere this summer on NBC.