Heidi Klum Says Mel B's 'Spirits Are Up' as 'America's Got Talent' Judge Prepares for Rehab (Exclusive)

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Heidi Klum is proud of her friend, Mel B

The 45-year-old supermodel and TV personality spoke with ET’s Denny Directo at the live taping of America’s Got Talent on Tuesday about Mel B previously announcing that she's entering rehab. 

“To me, she seems [to be] doing really well,” Klum told ET. “Yeah, spirit is up. She’s excited to come to work. We’re having a good time together. I think she’s good.”

This comes after the 43-year-old singer and AGT judge announced in August that she was planning to check herself into a facility in September. At the the time, Mel B told Lea Michele, who was filling in on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the real reason behind her decision was not for an addiction per say. 

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"No, I’m not an alcoholic. No, I’m not a sex addict. I was with the same person for 10 years,” she said. “It was quite a turmoil, very intense… I do suffer a lot from PTSD.” 

In late August, more of the singer’s fellow judges lent their support ahead of her stint in rehab. 

“She’s a very strong, wonderful lady who’s battled what a lot of people battle,” Howie Mandel told ET at the time. “I’m just amazed at how she can show up and be a true professional and just a wonderful person who is entertaining and I’m thrilled and I feel lucky that I get to sit beside her and that America gets to enjoy her and watch her and listen to her.” 

Simon Cowell echoed those sentiments, adding, “Mel’s a trooper… she comes to the show, leaves everything behind, focuses on the contestant. That’s a true professional.” 

The America’s Got Talent finale airs Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. 

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