Belfast Telegraph

Friday 22 August 2014

Klum and Brown bond over motherhood

Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum and Melanie Brown have dismissed rumours claws will come out on America’s Got Talent after bonding over motherhood on set.

The German supermodel and former Spice Girl have both landed gigs as judges on the hit US television show.

Contrary to critics’ fears, the women are far from adversaries.

“She’s lovely, absolutely adorable,” Mel B told Access Hollywood.

Melanie has previously worked on the Australian version of The X Factor and as co-host of the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars last year.

Heidi meanwhile has hosted Project Runway and Germany’s Next Topmodel.

But it’s motherhood that has cemented their bond.

“She’s a mom like me!” Mel gushed as the ladies took a break from filming in New Orleans, Louisiana this week.

The former Spice Girl has a daughter with husband Stephen Belafonte and two children from previous relationships. She is also stepmother to the movie producer’s eldest daughter.

Heidi meanwhile has three children with estranged husband Seal and an older daughter from a previous relationship.

The model said their connection as matriarchs has helped them see eye-to-eye.

And she rejects the idea that “claws will come out” just because they’re both strong, business-minded women.

“We might have claws, but I don’t think they will be scratching!” she mused.

The ladies join Howard Stern and Howie Mandel on the panel, following Sharon Osbourne’s exit after season seven.

Sharon quit the show last year amid controversy regarding NBC and her son Jack.

The 60-year-old claimed that the network fired Jack from his reality series as a result of his multiple sclerosis.

Season eight of America’s Got Talent is scheduled to premiere in May.

© Cover Media

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Leo:

Trust your intuition about a domestic matter. If you think it's time to get a new place, start looking for one. You could find a home that cultivates tranquillity and relaxation. Escaping the fray will be a relief. Although you enjoy socialising, you also crave private time. Being able to watch movies, read books and listen to music replenishes your batteries. A needy relative could request help. This would be a good time to establish some healthy boundaries. Stop dropping everything for this relative's benefit.More