Mel B of the Spice Girls does not believe in bad-mouthing her exes to the kids. The celebrity mom shares her philosophy with OK! magazine.
“I’ve never said a bad word about any of their fathers to my daughters,” the Spice Girls singer says. “Angel sees her dad [Eddie Murphy] on a regular basis,” Mel continues. “One thing I do with all three of my girls is [to] make sure they know that they’re loved and that they came from a place of a loving relationship. I always make it a very exciting thing when I send them off to their fathers.”
The celebrity mom further explains, “Angel is different because me and her dad don’t have any problems with each other. With Madison [whose dad is Stephen Belafonte] they take everything in, so I try to make it exciting for her, even though I have huge issues with her father.”
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Morning everyone,up bright and early for my book promotion yippeeee did you get yours yet,it’s on audio too ya no,can’t wait to sign all your books next Monday 10th December @strandbookstore in NYC! Link to reserve a spot: https://www.strandbooks.com/event/melanie-brown-brutally-honest @quadrillebooks #brutallyhonest #stopabuse #yournotalone @womens_aid
Mel B filed for divorce from Stephen Belafonte several months back after allegedly suffering years of abuse. “When I decided to write about my marriages, my family and my life, it wasn’t an easy decision,” the celebrity mom wrote in a recent op-ed with her daughter, Phoenix.
“I knew I’d have to be completely open – otherwise what was the point? But what floored me was talking about my daughters and how they suffered from my ten-year relationship with a man called Stephen Stansbury [he calls himself Stephen Belafonte]. I thought I was in love but it turned out I was in hell.”
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still can’t stop crying ,I’m beyond words @phoenixisphoenix I really really am,your soo brave and clear in your story,you have shared some of the most personal things in your own words with @youmagsocial I remember I told you not to do it but you were adamant that you did saying to me “mum it’s not just you that was affected it’s us too,your kids” and you were and you are right,you my kids my family and my friends where all effected by my 10 years of abuse,that’s why phoenix by you doing this with your own voice makes me Even more proud of you,not only as my 19 year old beautiful strong daughter but you as an eloquent bright compassionate young lady wanting to help kids that have gone threw the same thing you have since you were 10 years old,wow phoenix I can’t wait to hug and squeeze you my love and HUGE thankyou to @louise.gannon97 for helping me write about all this in our book! #speakout #yournotalone @womens_aid #mystoryisyourstory
From pain comes growth as Mel B has started again after divorcing Stephen Belafonte. Stay tuned for more celebrity family news!
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