Mel B files for divorce from husband of almost 10 years

Posted March 21, 2017

The singer and TV personality is divorcing Stephen Belafonte, her husband of nearly 10 years, citing irreconcilable differences.

Court records show singer and television personality Mel B has filed for divorce from her husband of almost 10 years.

The former Spice Girl has reportedly made a decision to end her marriage with the 41-year-old film producer at the end of last year.

In the divorce papers, Mel B reportedly listed the date of the couple's separation as December 28. Fans are surprised to hear the couple splitting after seeing the 41-year-old singer post to Instagram to gush about her now-ex.

The Spice Girl married Hollywood producer Stephen Belafonte after a five-month whirlwind romance in 2007. News say Mel called off the relationship citing "irreconcilable differences" and is requesting for spousal support to Stephen to be terminated.

They have a 5-year-old daughter together and Brown is seeking joint custody.

The Spice Girl then emotionally adds, 'You loved me before I even new how to really love myself'.

Mel writes, 'It is with great sadness after a 5yr battle to multiple myeloma cancer our loving father Martin Brown passed away age 63 peacefully yesterday'.

As well as Madison, she has a nine-year-old daughter, Angel, from her brief relationship with actor Eddie Murphy, and an 18-year-old daughter, Phoenix, from her first marriage to dancer Jimmy Gulzar. has contacted a representative of Mel B for comment.