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The former singer filed for divorce from Stephen Belafonte in March
The controversial split between Mel B and her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte is to be brought to a private conclusion after the star settled domestic violence cases against Belafonte and their former nanny.
Mel B has settled domestic abuse claims against Stepehn Belafonte
The America's Got Talent judge claimed Belafonte subjected her to years of physical and mental abuse and that their nanny, Lorraine Gilles, conspired with him to threaten to release explicit videos of her.
Continue reading: Mel B Avoids Trial By Settling Domestic Abuse Claims With Her Ex Husband
Sensational new claims from Mel B as her divorce battle enters court.
Mel B has claimed that she was drugged by her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte throughout their decade-long marriage, as their increasingly rancorous divorce battle finally enters the courts.
The 42 year old former Spice Girls and current ‘America’s Got Talent’ judge, real name Melanie Brown, is divorcing her husband of ten years and is alleging that he perpetrated domestic violence against her throughout their marriage.
However, the Los Angeles Superior Court was told on Wednesday (October 25th) during preliminary hearings that Brown now claims that Belafonte drugged her, as well as subjecting her to years of physical abuse and mental torment.
The singer filed for divorce to end her decade long marriage in March
The saga of Mel B’s divorce from her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte continues as it is revealed the former couple are fighting over whether their bitter separation can be kept private - with Belafonte arguing it should be played out in public.
The couple have ended their 10-year marriage
The scrappy separation has so far included abuse allegations, cheating claims and money problems but now the 42-year-old singer wants to hold the rest of their divorce in private.
Continue reading: Mel B Fighting With Estranged Husband To Keep Divorce Private
Mel B's children dislike the Spice Girls and think it is ''old people's music''.
Mel B's children dislike the Spice Girls.
The 42-year-old singer, who was known as Scary Spice when she was in the popular girl band, has admitted her daughters Phoenix, 18, Angel, 10 and Madison, five, are not a fan of the music she made in the girl group and have described the tracks as ''old people's music''.
Speaking to PEOPLE about her brood and their opinion on the 'Wannabe' hitmaker's, she said: ''One of them calls it 'old people's music'.''
Continue reading: Mel B's Children Dislike The Spice Girls
After a rather wretched performance from one of the contestants, Cowell cracked a joke about Mel's marriage to Stephen Belafonte.
Mel B sensationally threw a glass of water over Simon Cowell and stormed off the set of ‘America’s Got Talent’ this week, after the music mogul cracked a joke about the former Spice Girl’s troubled marriage.
Cowell looked on from the judging panel with Mel as the magician contestant Demian Aditya’s attempted trick went awry on Tuesday night (August 22nd) when his ‘dangerous’ attempt to escape from a locked suspended box ended with nothing happening. When it came to the remarks afterwards, he couldn’t resist a dig at his colleague’s expense.
“I kind of imagined this would be like Mel B's wedding night,” Cowell cracked. “A lot of anticipation, not much promise or delivery.”
The divorce battle between Mel B and Stephen Belafonte is heating up, with Belafonte's lawyers claiming the former Spice Girl has blown almost all her $50 million fortune.
Former Spice Girl Mel B has squandered virtually all of her personal multi-million dollar fortune in leading an “extravagant” lifestyle and is now almost broke, a court was told in her increasingly bitter divorce battle from estranged husband Stephen Belafonte.
The 42 year old star attended a family court in Los Angeles on Friday (June 30th) to face Belafonte for the first time, ever since she applied for divorce on March 20th citing irreconcilable differences and claiming he had subjected her to years of physical and emotional abuse.
Mel B with now-estranged husband Stephen Belafonte in 2016
Continue reading: Mel B Has Reportedly Squandered Almost All Her Spice Girls Fortune
The former Spice Girl married the film producer in 2007.
The former Spice Girl, full name Melanie Brown, filled for divorce at Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, March 20, but listed the date of the couple’s separation as December 28.
Mel B has filled for divorce from husband Stephen Belafonte
Continue reading: Mel B 'Files For Divorce' From Husband Stephen Belafonte
The former Spice Girl posted a picture of both her and her sister holding hands with their father
Former Spice Girl Mel B has paid tribute to her father after he lost his five-year battle with cancer. Martin Brown, the dad of Scary Spice a.k.a Melanie Brown, passed away on Saturday (4 March) and at the age of 63.
Mel B's father sadly passed away from cancer at the weekend
Dismissing previous claims of a family feud, Mel B shared a touching black and white photo on social media of herself and her sister holding hands with their father who had been battling multiple myeloma cancer.
Continue reading: Mel B Pays Tribute To Her Dad As He Passes Away From Cancer
Scary Spice lived up to her name when she thought the future of their new collaboration - G.E.M - hung in the balance
While pregnancy announcements are normally greeted with nothing but excitement, it seems one Spice Girl lived up to her nickname when she heard about Geri Horner’s baby news. Mel B, a.k.a. Scary Spice has reportedly been left frustrated by news of a second mini Ginger Spice because it could get in the way of a Spice (or G.E.M as they’re now known) reunion.
Mel B doesn't want anything to get in the way of a Spice Girls' reunion
Reports have surfaced that the 41-year-old has been complaining to pals about Geri’s baby news and, as soon as Mrs Horner made her big announcement, Mel B unfollowed her on Instagram.
But things are still not great with Mel B.
Geri announced she was expecting her second child last week and Mel said it’s made the girls realise what’s really important.
Mel C has said there's no rift with Geri Horner
Continue reading: Mel C Says Geri Horner's Pregnancy Ended Spice Girls Reunion Feud
Mel has decided not to join the group for their upcoming reunion shows, no matter how lucrative the offer is.
Mel C has opened up about her battles with depression and eating disorders during her days in the Spice Girls. Speaking to Event magazine, the former Sporty Spice said that sometimes she couldn't even look at herself in the mirror during her heyday with the group, because of the constant scrutiny she was under.
Mel C battled depression and eating disorders during her days as Sporty Spice
“When the Spice Girls were at their biggest, I couldn’t even really look at myself in the mirror because I didn’t like what I saw,” Mel admitted. “I never said anything to anyone. I was trying to hide everything from myself.
The hit US show will come to the UK early next year.
Former Spice Girl Mel B is set to host the UK’s very own version of popular US show ‘Lip Sync Battle’, which will come to Channel 5 next year. The show, which airs in the US on the Spike network, sees two celebrities go head-to-head as they mime to famous songs in front of a studio audience.
Mel B will host 'Lip Sync Battle' UK on Channel 5 next year.
Continue reading: Mel B Will Host UK Version Of 'Lip Sync Battle' On Channel 5
She's promoting her first solo album in ten years, but the hosts wanted to know more about the rumoured reunion.
The much-rumoured Spice Girls 20th anniversary reunion might be back on the cards as Geri Halliwell confirmed that the girl group has been in “talks” about getting back together for a brief celebratory tour.
Halliwell, 43, appeared on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ on Tuesday (September 8th) when she was asked whether the group had any plans to mark two decades since their first single and album next year. She responded cautiously, admitting that her band-mates Emma Bunton, Mel B and Mel C had been in preliminary discussions about reuniting (Victoria Beckham is already believed to have turned down the possibility).
However, she didn’t want to get fans’ hopes up unnecessarily as nothing had been set in stone yet. “I think it's really faltering that people are still supportive of the Spice Girls individually and collectively, that's beautiful, it's really nice. It almost feels you know that it [the Spice Girls] belongs to everyone, like a generation.”
Continue reading: Geri Halliwell Reveals Spice Girls Reunion "Talks" Are In Progress
The Sun had broken a story on Friday morning of an imminent Spice Girls reformation for their 20th anniversary next year.
Bunton, a.k.a. Baby Spice, was responding to an article on Friday (August 7th) in The Sun which claimed that the most successful girl group in pop history would be reuniting for its 20th anniversary with an international tour next year, but without Victoria Beckham.
Just a few hours later, she seemed to put a dampener on those rumours on her Heart London breakfast radio show. “If anything happens and it’s concrete, and we decide on something, I will let you know, but nothing’s happening at the moment,” she said.
Continue reading: Emma Bunton Plays Down Reports Of Spice Girls Reunion
Can you believe it’s been 20 years since the Spice Girls released ‘Wannabe’?
It’s been nearly 20 years since the Spice Girls burst onto the pop music scene and changed the game forever with their debut single ‘Wannabe’. Now with their special anniversary approaching former band member and ‘America’s Got Talent Judge’ Mel B (aka Scary Spice) has been talking about the possibility of reunion to celebrate the group’s landmark anniversary.
Mel B has been speaking about a possible Spice Girls reunion.
"When you say it's our 20th anniversary, it makes you think oh gosh it really has been that long,” she said during an appearance on the 'Today Show', Thursday to promote her role as a a judge on America's Got Talent.
She announced in June that she was leaving 'The Voice' to join the ITV reality singing contest instead, but has spoken about her decision for the first time today.
New judge on ‘The X Factor’ Rita Ora has revealed that she couldn’t say no to Simon Cowell’s offer once she had heard about the organisers’ new plans for the reality TV show, and that it was this that was the primary factor in her decision to leave ‘The Voice’.
The 24 year old hitmaker spoke to Lorraine Kelly on the British morning chat show ‘Lorraine’ about her high-profile network switch from the BBC to ITV, saying that she just wanted “to be a part of it” when she heard about the new ideas.
Rita Ora performing at Wireless Festival 2015
Continue reading: Rita Ora Opens Up About Why She Decided To Join 'The X Factor'
Former judge Louis Walsh gave an interview with Daily Star Online, and dropped the strongest suggestion yet that the radio host would be on the next season.
It was Walsh himself who dropped the strongest indication yet that the Radio 1 DJ has signed up for the ITV singing show, saying that he had “got my job” in a statement to the Daily Star Online.
Nick Grimshaw is strongly rumoured to be Louis Walsh's 'X Factor' replacement
Continue reading: Nick Grimshaw All But Confirmed As 'X Factor' Judge Next Season
The ex-CNN talk show host will be returning to 'America's Got Talent' as a guest panellist later this year.
Four years after he left the show, Piers Morgan has announced that he’ll be returning to the panel of ‘America’s Got Talent’ this year – as a guest judge. The British columnist and talking head announced the news on Twitter on Tuesday just ahead of the premiere of the show’s new season.
The tenth season of the NBC favourite kicked off last night (Tuesday May 26th), and the sometimes controversial journalist posted on Twitter: “BREAKING NEWS: America's Got Talent returns for Season 10 tonight... and I return to the judges' desk later this summer.”
Piers Morgan is returning to 'America's Got Talent' as a guest judge
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It was Geri’s big day on Friday, but where were her former bandmates?
Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell finally said ‘I Do’ yesterday, in a lavish ceremony at the historic Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire. The pop star married Formula One team boss Christian Horner in front of a host of famous faces and at the recepition she even indulged in a solo rendition of Spice Girls hit ‘Wannabe’. But why was Emma Bunton the only ex-Spice Girl in attendance?
Geri and Christian after saying 'I do'.
Sporty Spice Mel C failed to make Geri’s big day thanks to her job on the other side of the world. The singer was unable to make it back it back in time for the ceremony after appearing as a judge on 'Asia's Got Talent' which aired it’s finale espied on May 14th.
Rap legend Ice T, who stars in 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit', was spotted arriving on the red carpet at the 2015 NBC Upfront Presentation held at Radio City Music Hall in New York alongside his curvaceous wife Coco Austin.
Melanie Brown, Mel B and Phoenix Chi Gulzar - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory media night at the Theatre Royal - Departures - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 25th June 2014
Mel B - Mel B aka Melanie Brown London, England - celebrates the launch of the new XXX-triple berry flavour of Glaceau Vitamin Water - Photocall Tuesday 27th October 2009
Mel B - Melanie Brown Essex, England - signs autographs for fans while promoting her new DVD fitness video 'Totally Fit' at the Lakeside centre Tesco supermarket Thursday 8th January 2009
Mel B, her husband Stephen Belafonte with her daughters Phoenix Chi and Angel Iris enjoy the faux snow at The Grove Friday 12th December 2008 Melanie Brown and her husband Stephen Belafonte with her daughters Phoenix Chi and Angel Iris enjoy the faux snow at The Grove Los Angeles, California
Mel B - Mel B aka Melanie Brown and her husband Stephen Belafonte Los Angeles, California - leaving Madeo Restaurant on Beverly Blvd. Tuesday 18th March 2008
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