Forward of Mel B and estranged husband Stephen Belafonte‘s divorce trial, new particulars of their 10-year marriage have emerged in a courtroom continuing in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
The America’s Acquired Expertise choose, whose actual title is Melanie Brown, claims Belafonte, whom she wed in Las Vegas in June 2007, drugged her all through “a lot to most” of the connection, in line with his lawyer, Philip Cohen, as reported by a number of retailers.
“Miss Brown now takes the place she was drugged by Mr. Belafonte all through the course of the wedding,” Cohen stated in L.A. Superior Court docket. Belafonte and his authorized workforce responded to Brown’s allegations, claiming they’re “nothing greater than a smear marketing campaign.”
A rep for Brown didn’t instantly return PEOPLE’s request for remark.
Additionally in courtroom on Wednesday, Brown’s legal professionals stated Belafonte had a minimum of 56 movies, a 3rd of which have been “of a sexual nature,” in line with The Solar. Susan Wiesner, a member of Brown’s authorized workforce, stated “90 %” of the movies have been of the previous Spice Lady and have been made with out Brown’s consent. Belafonte’s legal professionals dismissed the declare, arguing that the movies have been “consensual.”
In April, Brown, 42, filed for a brief restraining order towards her ex and accused him of bodily and emotionally abusing her. Brown alleged in her TRO submitting that she was “in concern” for her life and that Belafonte’s alleged abuse ramped up when her profession was on an upswing. She additionally claimed within the submitting that Belafonte employed a German change pupil, Lorraine Gilles, to be their nanny and pitted the 2 ladies towards one another. Brown claimed the nanny’s relationship with Belafonte turned sexual and that he impregnated her earlier than demanding an abortion.
Brown was granted a restraining order towards Gilles in April, however Gilles in flip sued Brown for defamation, claiming her being pregnant was the results of a one-night stand.
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A month earlier than the submitting, the previous Spice Lady filed for divorce in March after practically 10 years of marriage and requested for joint authorized and bodily custody of their 6-year-old daughter, Madison. Brown additionally requested to terminate the courtroom’s potential to award spousal assist in her submitting.
Then in July, PEOPLE confirmed Brown was ordered to pay Belafonte $40,000 monthly in short-term spousal assist and pay for $140,000 in legal professional charges and forensic charges on Belafonte’s behalf.
The complete divorce listening to has been rescheduled to start on Nov. 6.