Mel B's husband denies 'disgusting' assault rumours!


Mel B's husband Stephen Belafonte has hit out at "disgusting" rumours surrounding her absence from The X Factor this weekend.

The former Spice Girls star was foced to miss Saturday night's show after being hospitalised with an unidentified illness, she was replaced by former judge Tulisa.

She returned to the show for Sunday's part of the final, however she wasn't wearing her wedding ring.

Belafonte took to Twitter to deny the accusations of domestic abuse, he said "I don't usually respond to Twitter msgs (sic) but I will respond to comments of hitting my wife which I think are quite disgusting un true!"

Mel B's act in the Final was Andrea Faustini who was eliminated on Saturday's show.