“Melanie “Mel B” Brown has accused her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte of years of physical and emotional abuse in startling new court documents obtained by PEOPLE.
“The singer filed for a temporary restraining order against her husband of 10 years on Monday, outlining how Belafonte allegedly manipulated and threatened her into staying with him.
“Belafonte, 41, has been ordered by authorities to leave the family’s Los Angeles home and to stay away from Brown, 41, and her three daughters: Phoenix, 18, Angel, 10, and 5-year-old Madison.
“TMZ first reported news of the restraining order. Belafonte has denied the claims to TMZ and said he is “shocked” by the allegations.”
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