In , she returned to acting in the Lifetime movie Twelve Trees of Christmas. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Melanie B. Brown also confirmed her return to The X Factor Australia , after a three-year absence. Leeds , West Yorkshire , England. Jackson , Ricky Gervais and Michelle Yeoh. In she announced that the Spice Girls — except for Victoria Beckham and Melanie C — were working on new material and a 20th anniversary tour for Archived from the original on 15 November The media criticised Brown for using her child in the music video and single artwork, labeling her Desperate Spice and insinuating that she was exploiting her child as a marketing tool. In , they toured record labels in London and Los Angeles and finally signed a deal with Virgin Records.