Mel B’s disloyal father requests wedding support and corner control of daughter


Melanie “Mel B” Brown’s disloyal husband, Stephen Belafonte, is responding to her divorce filing by requesting wedding support and that a 41-year-old thespian compensate his authorised fees.

In papers performed by ET that were filed on Monday, Belafonte, 41, states that a date of subdivision was Mar 1, yet Mel B claims in her divorce papers that they distant on Dec. 28, 2016. Belafonte is also seeking corner authorised and earthy control of his and Brown’s 5-year-old daughter, Madison.

WATCH: Mel B’s Friends ‘So Happy She Left’ Estranged Husband Stephen Belafonte, Source Says — ‘Thank God She Got Away’

Earlier this week, Brown was granted a confining order opposite Belafonte, claiming that he was violent during their 9-year matrimony and that she was in “fear of her safety” and that of her 3 children — she also has dual daughters, Phoenix, 18, and Angel, 10, from prior relationships.

Belafonte’s lawyer released a matter to ET, refuting these claims. “What matters many to Mr. Belafonte is a reserve and contentment of his daughters and step-daughters,” his counsel pronounced on Wednesday. “It’s a contrition that Ms. Brown inaugurated not to ensue in a deferential and gentle conform in this really private matter. In due course, Mr. Belafonte will be filing his response to a vast and ungrounded allegations done by Ms. Brown, that allegations he vehemently denies.”

WATCH: Mel B Files for Divorce from Husband Stephen Belafonte After Nearly 10 Years of Marriage

ET reached out to Brown for criticism following a matter released by Belafonte’s lawyer.

Meanwhile, Brown’s family and friends are ancillary a former Spice Girl, including her sister, Danielle Brown, who penned a extensive Instagram summary in response to a breakup. “@stephenthinks11, 8 years of violent calls me and my silent have had saying we would never see Melanie again,” she wrote. “I am shouting and celebrating as we were wrong. You are a contemptible forgive of a man!!”

A source tighten to a thespian also told ET that members of her middle circle are happy about a split, and claimed that Belafonte “controlled Mel’s life.”