Crawford appears to try to jokingly respond to the situation, saying, “Louis! Hands where we can see them please!”
“Honestly, you’re safe,” Cowell jokes.
Mel B, who still appears uncomfortable, scoots away from Walsh and says, “Inappropriate.”
Walsh continues to laugh and Mel B smirks, looking to someone off camera.
A Twitter user uploaded the recording Sunday with the caption "sexual harassment on live TV folks." It garnered nearly 150,000 retweets and more than 265,000 likes.
Others tweeted their opinions of the video, referring to Walsh’s behavior as inappropriate.
Others thought Mel B overreacted. Some said that Walsh is gay -- something Walsh has not addressed publicly -- and believed Mel embarrassed him.
A few said the incident was just one of the many examples why the #MeToo movement is needed.
Walsh and Mel B have not commented on the video.