We all know the actor Eddie Murphy who starred in various cult films of the 90s and 2000s, although his life was marked not only by a successful career but also by a controversial relationship he had with a former member of the Spice Girls and a daughter who denied it for several years.

The short and stormy romance between the artist and Melanie Brown, better known as Mel B, began in 2006 when she settled in Los Angeles, where he lived.

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At the time, Eddie Murphy had recently divorced Nicole Mitchell, with whom he had five children, while the British singer had been separated from the father of her first daughter Phoenix, Jimmy Gulzar, for six years.

As reported by MDZ, the two were together for six months before she returned to England pregnant with her second daughter, Angel Iris.

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The scandal behind Eddie Murphy’s paternity

For the first time, it became known to the public that the protagonist of ‘Norbita’ was denying his daughter with Melanie when the baby was four months old, on April 3, 2007.

And it all started because she sued Eddie for proper child support, a case in which she won a few years later, after a DNA test confirmed the actor’s paternity.

Over the years, both artists constantly clashed over the payment of Angelo’s pension, a young man who is currently 16 years old and receives about 35 thousand dollars from his father.

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– She will always know that we both planned and wanted her, but I want her to know that she has two parents who want to be responsible for her during her life – the singer admitted.