Mel B investigated for for witness tampering
Mel B has reportedly been placed ‘under investigation by police’ after allegedly intimidating a witness (rapper Siya) in her divorce battle with estranged husband Stephen Belafonte.
As we all know very well, the former Spice Girls star split from producer Stephen in March after nearly 10 years of marriage. Following the marriage breakdown, the singer alleged that her ex-husband had abused her throughout their relationship and cheated on her. Belafonte, on the other hand, claimed she had a drug and alcohol problem. The couple kept on denigrate each other in court, with both relying on witnesses to back up each side of the story.
The Film producer was due to call Mel’s former friend Siya Sherman as a witness to testify against Mel and insist he was never abusive towards her during their 10 year marriage. According to TMZ, Siya had been set to appear as a witness for Stephen, but received text messages from Mel on Saturday threatening her if she did. The rapper reportedly showed police officers the messages and a felony witness intimidation case was opened.
TMZ also reported that Siya was also set to testify to Mel’s frequent usage of illegal drugs and to all threesomes Mel and Stephen shared with others during their marriage.