A resurfaced video of Mel B being grabbed by a fellow 'X Factor' judge is dividing fans

Business Insider | 7/10/2018 | Olivia Singh, INSIDER
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A video from 2014 has resurfaced from Mel B's days as a judge on "The X Factor UK."

In the segment, which was taken from "The Xtra Factor," Mel B interrupted to ask fellow judge Louis Walsh why he was "grabbing" her butt.

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Fans have taken to Twitter to voice their opinions on the video.

Some people have said that Walsh's actions could count as sexual harassment. They also praised Mel B for stopping Walsh.

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Others said that she "embarrassed" him on TV and added that his actions were not harmful.

A video showing Mel B being groped by fellow "X Factor UK" judge Louis Walsh on TV in 2014 has resurfaced — and Twitter users have mixed reactions.

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In 2014, Mel B appeared on "The Xtra Factor" (a British talk show that discusses content from "The X Factor UK") with fellow judges Walsh, Simon Cowell, and Cheryl Cole. During the interview with Sarah-Jane Crawford, Mel B cut her off to call out Walsh for touching her in a way she felt was inappropriate.

At one point, Walsh's right arm was wrapped around Mel B's waist and he touched her backside. After looking away, she asked him, "Why are you grabbing my butt?"

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The judge countered that he was "looking out for Mel," but she shifted on the couch to sit further from him. Cowell then interjected and said that she was "safe." Walsh laughed and moved to sit closer to the singer before the interview continued.

Since being brought to light on Sunday by a Twitter...
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