Under California law, a stepparent can get "reasonable visitation" if it's in the best interests of the child.
We're told Simon and others felt something was seriously wrong but Mel B would never own up ... she would make excuses for various injuries and no one was sure what was real.
The new reports comes after it has been claimed Stephen is planning to drag the nanny he allegedly got pregnant into the divorce courts to be a witness against Mel.
Now, Mel B, who is worth an estimated £48million, wants the separation done with and is ready to part with the island located in the U.S. state of Virginia which she bought for £1million for Stephen's birthday in 2014. "The newspaper source claims, "[Mel B] will give him £5m plus that bloody white elephant of an island which was a total waste of money".
And the insider claims the Viva Forever singer - who has five-year-old daughter Madison with Stephen, and Phoenix, 18, and Angel, 10, from previous relationships - is giving Simon part of the credit for her finally calling time on her 10-year marriage.
Stephen Belafonte plans to request the right to visit Angel, 10, in a future court hearing amid his bitter divorce and custody battle with the former Spice Girl, TMZ reported citing unnamed sources.
"He wanted double that but he'll take what's being offered because if he gets into a fight with her then her pockets are much deeper than his".
The America's Got Talent judge star didn't look too upset after the run-in with police, as she was seen chatting on the phone and picking up a pack of cigarettes at a liquor store afterwards. It is in the hands of my lawyers. My kids are the only thing that matter to me'.
"Should a permanent order be granted, Mel B will be given primary legal and physical custody and Stephen will be at a severe disadvantage for his rights as a father".
Also on Saturday, British socialite Lady Victoria Hervey told The Sun that she engaged in a ménage à trois with the estranged couple ten years ago.
Stephen has denied all the allegations against him and has asked for spousal maintenance, and for Mel to fork out for the fees his lawyer is charging to settle the divorce.
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