Danielle Brown Slams Stephen Belafonte After Abuse Claims

Danielle Brown, the sister of Mel B, has shared a very frank post on Instagram, publicly defending her big sister and taking aim at her former brother-in-law, Stephen Belafonte.

"Dear all media I won't be selling a story on my sister never have and never will!! Here is my comment below so you can now leave me and my mum alone and let us be united and grieve the loss of my dad," Danielle began in an Instagram message shared early Thursday.  

"stephenthinks11 8 years of abusive calls me and my mum have had stating we would never see Melanie again," she wrote to Belafonte. "I am laughing and celebrating as you were wrong.you are a sorry excuse of a man !!"


"To the left to the left everything you own in the box to the left," she continued, quoting Beyonce's hit, "Irreplaceable." She concluded by saying she hopes he and Lorraine Giles "go to jail and rot in hell."
Along with the caption, Danielle also included a handful of uncomplimentary hashtags, including #mydadisdancinginhisgrave.

According to court documents, obtained by ‘People’ magazine, Mel called off the relationship citing "irreconcilable differences" and is requesting for spousal support to Stephen to be terminated while requestist joint legal and physical custody of the 5-year-old couple's daughter, Madison Brown Belfonte.

The documents cite their separation date as December 28, 2016.

The couple married in Las Vegas in June 2007.

-Devashree Goenka