Mel B Files for Divorce From Husband Stephen Belafonte After Nearly 10 Years of Marriage
Mel B decides to put an end to her marriage with Stephen Belafonte after 10 years.
According to court documents obtained, the Spice Girl and America’s Got Talent judge filed for divorce after almost 10 years of marriage with the film producer Stephen Belafonte. Melanie Brown stated “irreconcilable differences” for the split and asked the court to also terminate spousal support to Stephen. E! News
Mel B and Belafonte got married secretly back in June 2007 in Las Vegas after five months of just dating. Three years after, they renewed their vows in front of family and friends in Egypt, in 2011 the couple welcomed daughter Madison Belafonte. The singer is also requesting joint custody for their daughter.
Mel B filed for separation on December 28, 2016, according to the official papers.
However, just last month, things appeared to be great between the pair as Mel B posted a nice photo pf her pecking Belafonte on his cheeks and wrote a hearflet message on Instagram for his birthday.
“My baby boo @stephenthinks11 we have been through everything that would normally tear couples apart and we have come out on the other side stronger,” she wrote alongside a PDA snapshot. “you loved me before I even new how to really love myself, you are my world honey and let’s not forget you are abit of a dickhead too xxxx #tenyearsmarried #fightfortheineyoulove #theysaiditwouldntlast #bitcheswishtheyhadthis #nowtalkaboutme”
The 41-year-old has been previously married to Jimmy Gulzar, between 1998 and 2000. She shares daughter Phoenix Chi Gulzar, 18, with former backup dancer, as well as Angel Iris Murphy Brown, 9, with actor Eddy Murphy. Belafonte, 41, also has a 12-year-old daughter from previous relationship.