Last month, Melanie Brown volunteered to step into the shoes of low-income families by living on a council estate in Leeds for seven days.
But it hasn’t taken the singer long to get used to living the good life again.
The Spice Girl has splashed out on a new $3.15m mansion in California but judging by her appearance at Heathrow airport today she doesn’t appear to be in the mood to celebrate.
The mother-of-two, who looked chic in leggings, Christian Louboutin boots and a black trench, is reportedly having the San Fernando Valley home renovated with plans to extend her family.
The luxury pad boasts five bedrooms and eight bathrooms and even has its own yoga studio.
Not bad for a girl who grew up in West Yorkshire.
Melanie, who is currently working on a solo album, recently returned to Harehills in Leeds to take part in a documentary series called 7 Days On The Breadline to highlight the plight of people who are stuck in the poverty trap in recession-hit Britain.