Entertainment Mel B's mother 'disgusted' Stephen Belafonte will get $40,000 a month

06:40  16 july  2017
06:40  16 july  2017 Source:   BANG Showbiz

Mel B and Stephen Belafonte blasted for 'living beyond their means'

  Mel B and Stephen Belafonte blasted for 'living beyond their means' Mel B and Stephen Belafonte have been criticised for "living beyond their means" by a judge after giving his verdict on their spousal support battle. The Spice Girls star, full name Melanie Brown, was ordered to pay $40,000 (£30,500) a month in emergency spousal support to her estranged husband Stephen by a judge on Friday (14Jul17). The order, which was filed at Los Angeles Superior Court, has now been obtained by DailyMail.co.uk and shows the judge criticising the former couple for living a "high upper class life" in the top one per cent even though their finances didn't allow for it, noting that the amount they have claimed for under monthly expenses exceeds their income. "Given that the parties have lived beyond their means, that the parties' claimed expenses are not entirely credible or reasonable, the amounts of income and expenses are unclear on this record" the judge wrote before deciding to give Stephen $40,000. "That should be enough to meet his reasonable needs and not vary far from his premarital standard of living, at least until the financial picture clarifies," he concludes. In the order, the judge also lists some of Mel's expense claims and questions their legitimacy. "Brown's claims $200,000/month in 'child care' with no further explanation," the order continues.

Mel B ’ s Andrea has said she’s ‘ disgusted ’ over Belafonte ruling (Picture: Getty). Mel B and Stephen Belafonte are in a bitter dispute (Picture: David M. Benett/Getty Images). She also reportedly said he shouldn’t need , 000 (£1600) a month for clothing as he took his full wardrobe

Mel B ’ s mum is “ disgusted ” with the court order instructing her daughter to pay her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte $ 40 , 000 a month in emergency spousal support. According to TMZ, the Spice Girls star has also been ordered to cough up a one time payment of 0

Mel B and Stephen Belafonte © Bang Showbiz Mel B and Stephen Belafonte

Andrea Brown has blasted the US legal system for allowing the 42-year-old producer to receive an emergency alimony, which will see the Spice Girl hand over a whopping £30,529 every four weeks, according to gossip website TMZ.

The large figure he's set to receive is rumoured to cover his basic amenities, such as food, the cost of housing, as well as his phone bills.

Stephen's order is also set to include an additional one off payment of $140,000 to cover the legal and forensic fees he has racked up over the past few months, whilst the pair have been going through their divorce.

Stephen Belafonte's lawyers want Mel B to produce medical records ahead of trial

  Stephen Belafonte's lawyers want Mel B to produce medical records ahead of trial Stephen Belafonte's lawyer has asked a judge to order Mel B to reveal her medical records so they can defend her abuse allegations. In March (17), the former Spice Girls singer filed for divorce from her husband of almost ten years and accused him of physically and emotionally abusing her and subsequently got a temporary restraining order against him. In April, days after the order was granted, Belafonte's lawyer Grace Jamra put in a request for the medical records, and Mel's team allegedly responded after a delay before giving Jamra incomplete paperwork. After a series of letters failed to produce the documents, Jamra has now filed a "motion to compel" order, which will forced them to hand over her complete medical records. "The requested documents are relevant and absolutely essential for Respondent (Belafonte) to fully and adequately prepare for his defense at the trial and case on the domestic violence issues," Jamra wrote in the document, obtained by Dailymail.co.uk. "As such, failing to grant this motion to compel would be entirely prejudicial to Respondent." In the order, the lawyer also alleged that Mel's team said they didn't have any more documents, but she questions the legitimacy of this as the abuse allegations the singer made would "obviously be substantiated by written records or documents, such as hospital or medical records.

Mel B ' s bank account is gonna take a painful hit -- at least for now -- because she's been ordered to pay her estranged husband $ 40 , 000 a month . Stephen Belafonte 's request for emergency spousal support was granted by a judge who agrees he needs help paying for food, housing and his phone

From a mother who despises her husband to a sister she hadn’t seen for eight years: A look at Mel B ’ s fractured family. Mel B ’ s reunion with family just months before filing for divorce (Picture: Getty/Rex). While Melanie Brown and Stephen Belafonte ’s 10-year marriage was widely documented as being

Although, the former couple's court proceedings are still ongoing.

Sharing a link to TMZ's article, Andrea fumed on Twitter: "This would never happen in England disgusted with this news (sic)"

She later said how "thankful" she is that her daughter is "alive" and "well" and that the money doesn't matter as long as she as safe.

Andrea added to the micro-blogging site: "Have 2 b thankful my daughter alive after 10yrs of worry she's finely safe#more important than money (sic)"

This news comes shortly after Stephen recently claimed he is broke and has been couch surfing with friends after being kicked out of the home he shared with the 42-year-old singer, their daughter Madison, five, and the singer's children from previous relationships, 18-year-old Phoenix and Angel, 10.

Stephen Belafonte's lawyers want Mel B to produce medical records ahead of trial

  Stephen Belafonte's lawyers want Mel B to produce medical records ahead of trial Stephen Belafonte's lawyer has asked a judge to order Mel B to reveal her medical records so they can defend her abuse allegations. In March (17), the former Spice Girls singer filed for divorce from her husband of almost ten years and accused him of physically and emotionally abusing her and subsequently got a temporary restraining order against him. In April, days after the order was granted, Belafonte's lawyer Grace Jamra put in a request for the medical records, and Mel's team allegedly responded after a delay before giving Jamra incomplete paperwork. After a series of letters failed to produce the documents, Jamra has now filed a "motion to compel" order, which will forced them to hand over her complete medical records. "The requested documents are relevant and absolutely essential for Respondent (Belafonte) to fully and adequately prepare for his defense at the trial and case on the domestic violence issues," Jamra wrote in the document, obtained by Dailymail.co.uk. "As such, failing to grant this motion to compel would be entirely prejudicial to Respondent." In the order, the lawyer also alleged that Mel's team said they didn't have any more documents, but she questions the legitimacy of this as the abuse allegations the singer made would "obviously be substantiated by written records or documents, such as hospital or medical records.

Stephen Belafonte & Mel B ' s Nanny Lashes Out About Hiding The Couple's Sex Tapes. Belafonte forced Lorraine Gilles to get an abortion, the Spice Girls star has claimed.

Mel is a judge on America’s Got Talent, but her own personal life show should be called Mel B ’ s Got Problems. But as we all know from the dozens of stories about it, Scary Spice is in the middle of a landfill fire of a divorce fight with Stephen Belafonte .


He also claimed negative publicity surrounding their split has cost him the opportunity to earn $500,000 on a project.

And Stephen has hinted the sudden change in his lifestyle has come as a huge shock to him as money was "never an obstacle" during his 10-year marriage to Mel.

Speaking in previously released court documents, he said: "We lived a very comfortable, upper-class lifestyle ... money was never an obstacle."

It has also been reported that the 'Goodbye' hitmaker has opposed all of Stephen's requests and has asked for him to be given a Gavron warning to become self-supporting.

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