The ex-girlfriend of Stephen Belafonte has come to Mel B.'s defense in her bitter divorce battle, and believes what the former Spice Girl is claiming about her former flame. In a lawsuit, Mel B. says Belafonte "beat" her and forced her to take part in threesomes "with random women," allegations he denies. Nicole Contreras, a relator featured on the HGTV show, "Selling L.A.", was a 25-year-old swimsuit model when she met Belafonte in 2000. She is the mother of Belafonte's daughter, Giselle.