Dave Hughes reveals why he was blindsided by Mel B’s engagement to Rory McPhee

Dave Hughes has revealed his shock at Mel B’s relationship while speaking on 2Day FMs Hughesy, Ed & Erin breakfast show on Monday.

The radio star, 51, recalled how he spent time with the pair while shooting The Masked Singer, saying he had no clue they were a couple.

‘His name is Rory [McPhee] – he’s her confidant, her best friend, and a man I got to know when Mel B was filming The Masked Singer this year,’ he began.

Dave Hughes, 51, revealed his shock at Mel B’s engagement to Rory McPhee on radio on Monday: ‘I didn’t realize they were a couple’

He was always in her dressing room. I would come in quite often and hang out with Mel B.’

Erin Molan asked Dave if he believed the pair looked like a couple, but the radio star said he never saw a hint of it.

‘No, not that I saw. Maybe I wasn’t looking close enough. I’ve got to be honest – I didn’t realize they were a couple,’ he said.

‘I thought Rory was her employee; that it was a professional relationship.’

'His name is Rory [McPhee] – he's her confidante, her best friend, and a man I got to know when Mel B was filming The Masked Singer this year,' he began

‘His name is Rory [McPhee] – he’s her confidante, her best friend, and a man I got to know when Mel B was filming The Masked Singer this year,’ he began

'No, not that I saw.  Maybe I wasn't looking close enough.  I've got to be honest – I didn't really think they were a couple,' Dave said.  Here: Honey B and Rory

‘No, not that I saw. Maybe I wasn’t looking close enough. I’ve got to be honest – I didn’t really think they were a couple,’ Dave said. Here: Honey B and Rory

Dave added he was full of praise for McPhee saying he didn’t seem like an ‘ego’ guy, as opposed to her previous exes.

‘He is very measured; he’s not an ego guy – I know her previous boyfriends have been ego guys,’ he added, saying he liked calmness.

The Spice Girl, 47, is said to be betrothed to Rory, after he popped the question on Wednesday with a £100k diamond ring, according to The Sun.

It’s claimed that the Leeds-born hairdresser got down on one knee to propose to Scary Spice at the luxury country hotel Cliveden House in Berkshire.

The Spice Girl, 47, is said to be betrothed to Rory (both pictured), after he popped the question on Wednesday with a £100k diamond ring, according to The Sun

The Spice Girl, 47, is said to be betrothed to Rory (both pictured), after he popped the question on Wednesday with a £100k diamond ring, according to The Sun

The publication is reporting that he then held out a £100,000 ring consisting of a pear-shaped, champagne-coloured diamond set on a rose gold band.

One insider told the outlet that Mel said “yes” immediately, adding: ‘But it was incredibly emotional because after everything she has been through, it was a really big moment for her.’

Another source told how Mel ‘is so happy’ with the engagement, adding: ‘It has taken a huge amount for a man to get her to trust him and to believe in love again.

It's claimed that the Leeds-born hairdresser got down on one knee to propose to Scary Spice with a £100k diamond ring at luxury country hotel Cliveden House in Berkshire

It’s claimed that the Leeds-born hairdresser got down on one knee to propose to Scary Spice with a £100k diamond ring at luxury country hotel Cliveden House in Berkshire

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Dave Hughes has revealed his shock at Mel B’s relationship while speaking on 2Day FMs Hughesy, Ed & Erin breakfast show on Monday. The radio star, 51, recalled how he spent time with the pair while shooting The Masked Singer, saying he had no clue they were a couple. ‘His name is Rory [McPhee] –…

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