Mel B: Singer cuts off tattoo of ex-husband's name

Posted on Dec 23 2017 - 6:15am by admin

Former Spice Girl Mel-B has gone through an extreme length to cut off all ties with her ex-husband Stephen Belafonte.

Former Spice Girl removes tattoo of husband

The 42-year-old singer removed the name of Belafonte from her rib thanks to a surgeon. Mel B needed 13 stitches after the minor procedure.

The tattoo was dedicated to Stephen Belafonte and had the words “Stephen, till death do us part you own my heart” tattooed on her side. Mel B divorced her husband in March 2017.

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Mel B’s has removed her ex-husband’s name from her tattoo

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Mel B to undergo laser treatment

After the procedure, Mel B will now need a laser treatment to hide the scar. “I wanted the tattoo removed to help close the final chapter on a toxic relationship. Even though I’ve taken the steps to remove Stephen’s name from my body, the domestic abuse will forever remain with me” Mel B told People Magazine.

History of (alleged) violence in Mel B’s marriage

In April 2017, Mel B has obtained a restraining order application against estranged husband Stephen Belafonte.

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Mel B and Stephen Belafonte

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According to Mel, Stephen beat her up on many occasions, got their nanny pregnant and forced her to take part in threesomes throughout their ten-year marriage.

The 41-year-old star made a lot of disturbing claims in her court declaration which means Stephen to stay away from her and her three children.

ALSO READ: Mel B sues nanny for defamation

TMZ reported the allegations of abuse levied against Belafonte includes ‘punching’ and ‘choking’ Mel, ‘splitting her lip’ and ‘pushing her down on a carpet’.


Mel, who filed for divorce from the producer last month, in court papers say the psychological and physical abuse dates back to the first year of their marriage, in 2007.

In the papers, Mel claims that Stephen forced her to ‘participate in sexual intercourse with him and random women.’

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