Mel B has allegedly asked ex Eddie Murphy to pay more child support for their daughter Angel, 13.
According to reports, the Spice Girl, 45, has filed court documents after her income was dramatically reduced and also wants the actor to fund her attorney expenses.
Mel B has reportedly attempted to resolve the case 'numerous times' and 'without court intervention' before filing the papers, she is said to have asked for a January court hearing.
Claims: Mel B has allegedly asked ex Eddie Murphy to pay more child support for their daughter Angel, 13 (pictured in 2006)
Us Weekly claims that the court documents read: 'Eddie and Melanie have both established careers in the entertainment industry. Melanie is a singer, songwriter and television personality. Eddie is a legendary comedian and actor.
'Until recently, Melanie has been fortunate in her career to sustain a comfortable lifestyle for herself and Angel. Unfortunately, Melanie's income has dramatically reduced, such that she must consider modifying child support for the first time.'
The publication claims that Mel B's legal team allegedly made 'numerous efforts to resolve this case without court intervention without any success', they added: 'Melanie was left with no choice but to file this.'
Us Weekly reports that the former couple agreed in 2009 that she would have sole physical custody of daughter Angel. The actor was ordered to pay $25,000 a month, health insurance and costs, as well as educational fees.
Their daughter: According to reports, the Spice Girl, 45, has filed court documents after her income was dramatically reduced and also wants the actor to fund her attorney expenses (pictured in 2011)
Mel B's representative declined to comment when approached by MailOnline. Eddie's representative has been contacted for comment.
Mel B also has daughters - Phoenix, 21, with ex-husband Jimmy Gulzar, and Madison, nine, with ex-husband Stephen Belafonte.
Eddie has ten children - son Eric, 31, with Paulette McNeeley; five children with Nicole Mitchell Murphy: Bria, 30, Miles, 27, Shayne, 26, Zola, 20, and Bella, 18; a son, Christian, 29, with Tamara Hood; and daughter, Angel, 13, with Mel