She told the publication: ‘They want to have a fifth member for the tour. I was like, ‘Is this a real question?’ It’s insane.’
Amazing: Dancing On Ice star Saara Aalto has reportedly been offered the role of the ‘fifth Spice girl,’ joining the band on their reunion tour (above)
The offer apparently came after Saara met Mel C while she was performing in Finland recently, and she asked whether she could be a sixth member of the band.
Mel responded: ‘You can be the fifth one if you want. Well, there’s always room for another great singer. I can say that.’
On that chat Saara added: ‘She said there’s room for someone who can really sing. I just thought it was incredible she said that.’
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Saara Aalto and The Spice Girls for further comment.
Amazed: Speaking to The Sun, Saara said that she had been asked by Mel C to join the band as a fifth member, but wasn’t sure if they were being serious
The Spice Girls confirmed over the summer that they would be reuniting for a tour, but Victoria Beckham would not be joining the group.
The band will kick off their series of shows on May 27 in Cardiff, and they have even added extra dates due to overwhelming demand from fans.
It comes after claims that the group turned down an ‘£80 million offer to tour America’ over fears it may cause ‘tension’ between the bandmates.
We’re back! The Spice Girls confirmed over the summer that they would be reuniting for a tour, but Victoria Beckham would not be joining the group
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They added: ‘The UK shows will be massive and very special so they are apprehensive about doing more in the US because they know from experience how long stints together on the road can cause tensions.
‘They all have families who they need to consider, they aren’t single women who can drop everything and go.
‘And in terms of new music as a group, they are all in various stages of relaunching their solo careers, which makes it very unlikely.’
Meanwhile Saara has been showing off her skating skills as a star of Dancing On Ice, and for the impending Musicals Week will embark on a first for a celebrity.
Having recorded a cover of the Frozen hit Let It Go, Saara will be the first star to skate and sing on the ice as she performs the beautiful ballad.
The star earned a solid 20.5 points out of 40, finishing second on the leaderboard with her debut skate to Lady Gaga’s Born This Way.
Dancing On Ice continues on Sunday 20th January at 6pm on ITV.
Superstar: Meanwhile Saara has been showing off her skating skills as a star of Dancing On Ice, and for the impending Musicals Week will both skate and sing to the Frozen hit Let It Go