Mel B out of hospital and back on duty for The X Factor final

Former Spice Girl Mel B missed the first part of The X Factor’s grand final on Saturday night after being admitted to hospital.

A spokesman said: “After being discharged from hospital, Mel B has been deemed well enough to do the show.”

Former judge Tulisa stood in for Mel on the Saturday show.

The X Factor said that doctors have advised Mel that she is well enough to attend the show at the SSE Wembley Arena. There has been no confirmation about the nature of the 39 year-old’s illness.

Mel’s final act, Andrea Faustini, was eliminated on Saturday night.

The final two contestants, Fleur East and Ben Haenow, will go head to head for the chance to release a single and win a recording contract.

Olly Murs, Demi Levato and One Direction will all perform on the show.

The X Factor, ITV, Sunday, December 14, 8.00pm