By Connie Rusk For Mailonline
Published: 11:59 BST, 20 October 2019 | Updated: 11:59 BST, 20 October 2019
Mel B has revealed she is haunted by a terrifying nightmare in which her ex-husband Stephen Belafonte cuts her finger off.
The Spice Girl, 44, said she had to be calmed down by her mother Andrea after waking up from the haunting dream, which was triggered by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Mel was diagnosed with PTSD after she accused Stephen, 44, of emotional and physical abuse during their 10-year marriage - something which he has always vehemently denied.
Trauma: Mel B has revealed she is haunted by a terrifying nightmare in which her ex-husband Stephen Belafonte cuts her finger off (pictured last month)
Reliving the terrifying nightmare, Mel told The Sun on Sunday: 'I came running down the stairs because I thought my ex had cut my finger off, I thought it had actually happened because he was threatening to do that.
'I was convinced my finger was gone and my mum had to reassure me it was still there.
'I have to remind myself that I’m living in the present and that the flashback is my brain playing tricks on me.'
The past: Mel was