I was sexually assaulted the night before first Spice Girls show

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primarily recognised as Mel C or Sporty Spice

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Wednesday, she disclosed that the night before her first-ever Spice Girls performance, she was sexually attacked.

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The British singer, 48, disclosed that in October 1997,

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the incident took place at her hotel in Istanbul when she was waiting for a massage,

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Turkey, according to the "How To Fail" podcast.

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Here we were, the night before the inaugural Spice Girls concert.

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recounts Chisholm while promoting her new book, "The Sporty One," on the podcast.

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It will be made available in the US on September 27.

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I decided to treat myself to a massage at the hotel, and what transpired was,

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