He drugged me for 10 years

The mud just keeps be­ing slung in the bit­ter split be­tween Me­lanie ‘Mel B’ Brown and Stephen Be­la­fonte

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THE UGLY BAT­TLE BE­TWEEN ME­LANIE “MEL B” Brown and Stephen Be­la­fonte con­tin­ued in its nasty vein when it emerged dur­ing Los An­ge­les court pro­ceed­ings on Oct. 25 that Brown claims her ex drugged her through­out “much to most” of their re­la­tion­ship. “Miss Brown now takes the po­si­tion she was drugged by Mr Be­la­fonte through­out the course of the mar­riage,” said Be­la­fonte’s lawyer, Philip Cohen, call­ing the al­le­ga­tions “noth­ing more than a smear cam­paign.”

In the same hear­ing, Brown’s lawyers said Be­la­fonte had at least 56 videos, a third of which were “of a sex­ual na­ture.” Brown’s le­gal team said “90 per cent” of the videos were made with­out her con­sent.

In April, Brown, 42, filed for a tem­po­rary re­strain­ing or­der against her ex and ac­cused him of phys­i­cally and emo­tion­ally abus­ing her. In the fil­ing she also ac­cused Be­la­fonte, 42, of im­preg­nat­ing their nanny, Lor­raine Gilles, be­fore de­mand­ing an abor­tion. Brown was granted a re­strain­ing or­der against Gilles, but Gilles, in turn, sued her for defama­tion.

The di­vorce hear­ing has been resched­uled to be­gin on Nov. 6.

Gilles (left, with Brown in July 2016) claimed her preg­nancy was the re­sult of a one-night stand. In July, mu­mof-three Brown (in 2013) was or­dered to pay Be­la­fonte $US40,000 per month in tem­po­rary spousal sup­port.

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