Mel B can rest easy and focus on healing knowing that her daughter Angel is in good hands. The 11-year-old is living with her dad, Eddie Murphy, in Los Angeles while the Spice Girl recovers from emergency surgery for two broken ribs, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly exclusively.
“Angel is very well cared for,” one source tells Us. “Eddie and Angel have been spending a lot of time together in recent months.”
While Mel B, 43, recovers in England — her doctor doesn’t want her to travel with her injuries — Angel is spending time with her siblings, including a newborn baby brother. The Beverly Hills Cop actor, 57, and his fiancée, Paige Butcher, welcomed son Max on November 30. The couple are also parents of Izzy, 2. Murphy has has total of 10 children , raging in age from 2 weeks to 29 years.
Mel B and Murphy dated for nine months in 2006. The Brutally Honest author still has a lot of love for her former boyfriend despite a nasty breakup. (When the Brit became pregnant with Angel, Murphy demanded a DNA paternity test, which confirmed he is the father.)
“He’s such a loving, caring, respectful person,” Mel B gushed earlier this month on Steve Harvey’s syndicated talk show. The America’s Got Talent judge also acknowledged that the exes have come a long way in the last 12 years.“It took a while to get there because we broke up not in the happiest circumstances,” she explained.
But Mel B has no regrets. “We were madly in love and we’ve got a gorgeous daughter to prove it,” she told Harvey. “And now everything’s good!”
The singer is also mother of daughters Phoenix, 19, and Madison, 7, with ex-husbands Jimmy Gulzar and Stephen Belafonte, respectively.
With reporting by Jennifer Heger
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