Mel B has reportedly left her husband of seven years, Stephen Belafonte.
The Sun is reporting the 39-year-old X Factor judge packed up her things and left the London home they were sharing, after horrible fights.
Friends of the former Spice Girl are urging her to finally break away from Belafonte.
Stephen recently lashed out at speculation that he was responsible for her scratched and bruised appearance of The X Factor judge on Sunday.
On Monday morning a furious Stephen, 39, tweeted, “I don’t usually respond to Twitter msgs but I will respond to comments of hitting my wife which I think are quite disgusting un true! Mel was very ill a bunch of doctors helped her get better if fans can’t just relax B4 being negative they r not real fans of @OfficialMelB.”
The claims come as Mel was named the new cover star for Grazia’s Christmas issue, to whom she admitted that she was three hours late for the photo shoot due to a fight with her husband.
The magazine quotes her as saying, “I walked in pi**ed off because I had a big row with my husband about stupid stuff. Sometimes he pi**es me off like no other, but he gets me.”
One source claims Stephen didn’t even visit his wife of seven years when she was recently hospitalized.
The X Factor team doesn’t care for Mel’s husband.
An insider revealed, “None of that means that he has ever laid a finger on Mel, but he is not an easy person to be with, that is obvious to see. It was a physical and emotional collapse. There was an emotional element to it, Mel has been under a lot of stress. He didn’t come to the show on Sunday as far as I am aware. He wasn’t in her dressing room. I don’t believe he visited her in hospital, either.”
Belafonte was spotted outside their apartment , overseeing the loading of about 20 suitcases into a minivan.
An insider said, “Mel hasn’t spoken to Stephen once since her admission to hospital last week and as it stands she doesn’t want to see him. He didn’t come to the hospital at all. Everyone around her is encouraging her to stay strong and to leave him for good this time because they don’t believe their relationship is healthy. Things have been very rocky over the last few weeks…last week everything escalated and there were a number of big rows before Mel ended up in hospital.”
Belafonte was charged previously in 2007 for attacking a former girlfriend named Nicole Contreras.
He pleaded ‘no contest’ to the battery charge and was ordered to take part in a Domestic Violence Program.
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