Despite that the pair have forged a friendship for the sake of their daughter and Mel has even branded him a ‘great guy’.
"By all intents and purposes, I am Angel's father," he wrote in the 10-page declaration obtained by the Daily News.
Mel B wants to protect kids from publicized domestic abuse case He claimed Murphy has only seen the child "two to three times" throughout the couple's 10-year marriage, and all of the visits took place with both Brown and Belafonte present, in a public setting.
It’s thought the pair are keeping things ‘low key’ and he’s even showed up to America’s Got Talent filming in plain clothes, as well as accompanying her to a number of social engagements.
TMZ also claims sources told them that Mel likes him so much because he carries a gun and makes her feel safe, as she’s scared of her estranged husband Stephen, who she currently has a restraining order against.
I am so happy to be single right now…” Last week it was claimed Mel, 40, had found love with a real life policeman.
The former Spice Girl has a daughter with Eddie Murphy – who famously played the lead in the Beverly Hills Cop franchise.Mel dated Hollywood actor Eddie very briefly back in 2006 and gave birth to their daughter Angel the following year.At the time Eddie shocked his legion of loyal fans, and Mel, when he demanded she did a DNA test to prove she was his child.Mel B‘s baby daddy drama with Eddie Murphy is officially over.On Tuesday, the former Spice Girl revealed during the “Allegedly with Theo Von and Matthew Cole Weiss” podcast that she does have a relationship with the father of her 8-year-old daughter, Angel. “She sees [Mel B’s husband] Stephen [Belafonte] as her dad.According to TMZ, the former Spice Girl has been dating the policeman in secret for the last few months, amid her bitter divorce battle with Stephen Belafonte.