She filed for divorce from her husband of 10 years, Stephen Belafonte, this week.
And Mel B was deep in conversation as she stepped out in Los Angeles on Wednesday, revealing her ring-free hand as she chatted on the phone.
The Spice Girls star’s outing comes amid claims her mother Angela is hoping to extend an olive branch to the singer, eight years after revealing her fears regarding her ‘controlling’ ex.
A source close to the family told The Sun: ‘She believes now she will finally be reunited with mum-of-three Mel.
‘The years have been long and hard and she has paid a heavy price by not seeing her daughter and missing her granddaughters grow up but she did what she did for the right reasons and her concerns have finally been vindicated.’
Mel famously cut her family out of her life in 2008 when they disapproved of her marriage to film producer Stephen.