Confirmed: X Factor 2012: Mel B to guest judge at Manchester auditions

Mel B

Former Spice Girl Mel B will be the latest guest judge on The X Factor 2012, it has been confirmed.

Mel will be joining Gary Barlow, Louis Walsh and Tulisa at the try outs in Manchester this week, a spokesperson for the show announced this afternoon.

"I'm so, so, so excited to be a guest judge for The X Factor in Manchester," Mel said. "Being a Northern girl I believe there’s lots of amazing talent in the North of England. Go the Northerners and don't let me down!

"I am coming to find the winner! I love my job as a judge on The X Factor Australia but it will be great to sit on the panel in the UK. Britain is & always will be my home and first love."

Mel is the latest in a line of guest judges on this series, which have also included her former bandmate Geri Halliwell.

Former X Factor champ Leona, Lewis, breakthrough singer Rita Ora and US star Nicole Scherzinger have all also joined the panel so far.

Browse pictures of the guest judges so far on The X Factor 2012 below!

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