Mel B and Emma Bunton are Catfishing in Season 4 of Netflix’s The Circle

Melanie ‘Mel B’ Brown and Emma Bunton are the latest celebrities to join the cast of Netflix’s reality show The Circle.

The first four episodes of the show’s fourth season premiered on Wednesday, during which the two Spice Girls were revealed as contestants.

The duo joined the reality competition under the guise of catfish with a mission to fool the most contestants and increase the prize fund from $100,000 to $150,000.

Big news: Melanie 'Mel B' Brown and Emma Bunton have joined the cast of Netflix's reality show The Circle

Big news: Melanie ‘Mel B’ Brown and Emma Bunton have joined the cast of Netflix’s reality show The Circle

In a promotional video posted on Mel’s Instagram account, the friends were elated as they announced their new arrivals.

“We’re coming over to The Circle to spice things up a bit, I’m a huge fan of the show,” Emma said.

An emotional Mel replied: ‘I’m obsessed, when they asked us it was a no-brainer.’

Exciting: The duo joined the reality competition under a catfish profile with a mission to fool the most contestants and increase the prize fund from $100,000 to $150,000

Exciting: The duo joined the reality competition under a catfish profile with a mission to fool the most contestants and increase the prize fund from $100,000 to $150,000

The Circle is a so-called ‘competition show and social experiment’ in which the contestants only interact with each other through a social media app and try to stay the most likeable.

It is based on a British reality show that premiered in 2018.

Devoted fan Emma rubbed her hands together in glee as she told fans how excited she was that they were going on the show to mislead people while admitting they would be seen ‘in a different light’.

Oh yeah!  Emma clapped her hands together in glee as she told fans how excited she was that they were going on the show to trick people as she admitted that they would be seen in a different light.

Oh yeah! Emma clapped her hands together in glee as she told fans how excited she was that they were going on the show to trick people as she admitted that they would be seen in a different light.

She then told Mel that she would cook for her as her cooking skills are not up to par.

“I’m getting bossy now,” she joked. Mel jokingly replied, “From baby to dog.”

Preparing to put on a big display, Emma joked: ‘We can’t wait! Things are going to get spicy.

Excited: In a promotional video posted on Mel's Instagram account, friends were elated as they announced their new arrivals

Excited: In a promotional video posted on Mel’s Instagram account, friends were elated as they announced their new arrivals

Her announcement comes after her fellow Spice Girl victoria beckham celebrated Mel’s MBE award on Wednesday night while enjoying a night out with their moms.

Taking to Instagram on Thursday, the fashion designer, 48, posted a photo of her and Mel alongside their mothers Andrea Brown and Jackie Adams, with Victoria calling it a “special night”.

The celebrations come after Mel admitted she rejected Victoria’s advice to wear nipple shields under her clingy red dress, with the singer opting to go completely nude underneath.

Good times: Victoria Beckham celebrated her friend Mel B's MBE award on Wednesday night while enjoying a night out with their moms [L-R Mel, Jackie, Andrea, Victoria]

Good times: Victoria Beckham celebrated her friend Mel B’s MBE award on Wednesday night while enjoying a night out with their moms [L-R Mel, Jackie, Andrea, Victoria]

In the shocking group snap, Mel beams as she links arms with Victoria’s mother, Jackie, who in turn hugged Mel’s mother, Andrea.

Victoria, looking stunning in a tight black ensemble, finally smiled, and Andrea put a hand on her shoulder.

At the bottom of the photo, Victoria was quick to comment that all the ladies were wearing outfits from their own fashion brand.

On Wednesday Mel, whose full name is Melanie Brown, was named in the new year honors for services to vulnerable women, in the first major inauguration at Buckingham Palace since the start of the pandemic.

Oh my!  The celebrations come after Mel admitted that he rejected Victoria's advice to wear nipple shields under her slinky red dress, and the singer opted to go completely nude underneath it.

Oh my! The celebrations come after Mel admitted that he rejected Victoria’s advice to wear nipple shields under her slinky red dress, and the singer opted to go completely nude underneath it.

But despite looking stunning in her red dress designed by her friend Victoria, Mel later joked that she was “completely naked” underneath her figure-hugging outfit.

speaking to Sun, she said: ‘Victoria asked me: ‘Will you wear nipple covers?’ I said, ‘Why bother?’

The singer also revealed that Prince William had begged her for a Spice Girls reunion.

She said, ‘And he asked, ‘Are you going to get the Spice Girls back together?’ I told her I was going to have dinner with Victoria that night and she was like, ‘Oh, fine, I’ll work on David then.’

Mel added that she and Prince William had discussed her work on domestic violence, calling it a “very special moment for me.”

Spice up your tips!  Mel revealed that Victoria Beckham had advised her to wear nipple covers with her dress, but Mel didn't see the need for her (pictured together in 1997)

Spice up your tips! Mel revealed that Victoria Beckham had advised her to wear nipple covers with her dress, but Mel didn’t see the need for her (pictured together in 1997)

Honour: On Wednesday, Mel, whose full name is Melanie Brown, was named in the New Year's Honors for services to vulnerable women, in the first major investiture at Buckingham Palace since the start of the pandemic.

Honour: On Wednesday, Mel, whose full name is Melanie Brown, was named in the New Year’s Honors for services to vulnerable women, in the first major investiture at Buckingham Palace since the start of the pandemic.

Mel couldn’t help the smile on her face with such pride as she received the honorable award from the Duke of Cambridge, after presenting him with her best courtesy.

The Woman’s Aid sponsor dedicated her MBE to others who suffered in abusive relationships.

speaking to Sun Upon learning she had received the honour, she said: “I thought of all the women I’ve met over the years who have been through terrible things, women who have died, women who are still suffering.”

‘This, to me, was about them. Remains.’

She continued: ‘Receiving that letter telling me about the MBE…was the first time I thought I had done something.

“Not as a Spice Girl, but as Melanie Brown, this working-class mixed-race girl from Leeds who has always done her thing, no matter what.

Moment to remember: Mel couldn't help the smile on her face so proud as she received the honorable award from Prince William

Moment to remember: Mel couldn’t help the smile on her face so proud as she received the honorable award from Prince William

“That made me incredibly proud of myself, all the women who have been through similar experiences, and all the people who have helped me along this path.”

Melanie split from her ex-husband, film producer Stephen Belafonte, in 2017 after a decade.

She claimed in her 2018 memoir Brutally Honest that she had suffered abuse, allegations Belafonte has repeatedly denied.

“That made me incredibly proud of myself, all the women who have been through similar experiences, and all the people who have helped me along this path.”

Melanie split from her ex-husband, film producer Stephen Belafonte, in 2017 after a decade.

She claimed in her 2018 memoir Brutally Honest that she had suffered abuse, allegations Belafonte has repeatedly denied.

Mel’s father, Martin, died of cancer after an eight-year illness in 2017.

'A true role model': Victoria Beckham shared a heartfelt tribute to her close friend, saying: 'So proud @officialmelb has received his well deserved MBE'

Kind: The designer added that it was 'a great honour' to dress Mel and her mother

‘A true role model’: Victoria Beckham shared a heartfelt tribute to her close friend, saying: ‘So proud @officialmelb has received his well deserved MBE’

The singer said that after telling her mother the news of her MBE, she had driven to her grave to share the news with him.

Pop star Mel said that in addition to the women who have suffered, she wanted to dedicate her award to her father.

She said he “started the journey that I’m going to be on for the rest of my life,” working as much as possible to raise awareness of domestic abuse.

In 2017, Mel ended a nearly decade-long breakup with her mother Andrea.

Mother and daughter had been separated since 2008, after the star’s marriage to Stephen.

Raising awareness: Last year, the singer starred in a short film that explores domestic violence through dance, reenacting a woman's escape from an abusive relationship.

Raising awareness: Last year, the singer starred in a short film that explores domestic violence through dance, reenacting a woman’s escape from an abusive relationship.

Example: Mel split from Stephen Belafonte, 46, in 2017 and claimed he emotionally and physically abused her during their 10-year marriage, something he vehemently denies (pictured in 2015)

Example: Mel split from Stephen Belafonte, 46, in 2017 and claimed he emotionally and physically abused her during their 10-year marriage, something he vehemently denies (pictured in 2015)

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