Mel B's ex Stephen Belafonte slams her attempt to move their daughter, 8, ...

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Mel B's ex husband has slammed her court request to move their daughter Madison permanently to the UK and said: 'No way, not gonna happen.'

Stephen Belafonte claims the Spice Girl has only called their eight-year-old three times since leaving the US over three months ago, forgot to call on her birthday and didn't even bother sending a birthday gift.

And he says nothing should have stopped Mel from flying over to LA to see her daughter. 

Instead, Mel has been jet-setting around the world visiting Capri, , for friend Heidi Klum's , holidaying in Phuket, Thailand and soaking up the sun on the beach on Nevis Island in the Caribbean.

The former America's Got Talent judge and Belafonte have joint physical custody of Madison but by leaving for the UK, Mel essentially abandoned that arrangement, handing custody to her ex - a situation the judge in the case is aware of.

Mel B's ex slammed her court request to move their daughter, Madison, 8, who they share joint physical custody of, to the United Kingdom

Stephen Belafonte claims Mel has only called Madison three times since leaving the US three months ago, forgot to call on her birthday and didn't send a birthday gift

Stephen Belafonte slammed Mel B's court request to move their daughter, Madison, 8, who they share joint physical custody of, to the United Kingdom. He claims Mel has only called Madison three times since leaving the US three months ago, forgot to call on her birthday and didn't send a birthday gift

Belafonte told DailyMail.com: 'It is not in my daughter's best interests to leave everything she knows in this country, to leave all her friends, her school and uproot her to a whole other country'

Belafonte told DailyMail.com: 'It is not in my daughter's best interests to leave everything she knows in this country, to leave all her friends, her school and uproot her to a whole other country'

A rep for Mel B told DailyMail.com that the star would not be commenting because the matter is subject to a child custody case. 

Mel, 44, returned to the UK permanently over the summer after 15 years living in the US and following an acrimonious divorce with Belafonte.

She has now reignited the bitter war with her ex, however, by requesting to uproot their daughter to Leeds, England claiming she can no longer get work in the US

According to court documents Mel says her US visa is up in February 2020 and is requesting to completely change the custody agreement regarding Madison.

She said in the paperwork: 'As the court is well aware, my marriage to Stephen was unhealthy. I was subjected to years of verbal and sexual abuse by Stephen, which included his active isolation of my daughters and me (including Madison) from my home and family in the United Kingdom.'

But Belafonte hit back, telling DailyMail.com: 'It is not in my daughter's best interests to leave everything she knows in this country, to leave all her friends, her school and uproot her to a whole other country.

'Also Melanie has battled alcohol and drug addiction and has made several questionable decisions around our children, as revealed by two of her former assistants.

'So for Madison's safety and in her best interests she needs to stay here.'

Mel, 44, returned to the UK permanently over the summer after 15 years living in the US and following an acrimonious divorce with Belafonte. He says nothing should have stopped Mel from flying over to LA to see her daughter. Instead, Mel has been jet-setting around the world visiting Italy (pictured) and holidaying in Phuket, Thailand

Mel, 44, returned to the UK permanently over the summer after 15 years living in the US and following an acrimonious divorce with Belafonte. He says nothing should have stopped Mel from flying over to

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