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I used alcohol, lovemaking to numb my pain, singer says as she enters rehab


English singer, songwriter , actress and television personality , Melanie Janine Brown , aka Mel B , has said she is entering rehab for alcohol and sex addiction .

Quoting The Sun tabloid , The Guardian UK reports that , on Sunday , the one – time Spice Girl said the decision came in the wake of an “ incredibly difficult ” six months in which she worked on an autobiography.

“ It has been unbelievably traumatic reliving an emotionally abusive relationship and confronting so many massive issues in my life, ” Mel B said .

The singer said she had been diagnosed with post – traumatic stress disorder , and shared a link on Twitter to a US government site explaining the condition .

She said that the course of treatment she was receiving was “ really helping me . I am fully aware I am at a crisis point . ” She said she had been using alcohol to “ numb my pain . ”

Mel B was married to film producer Stephan Belafonte from 2007 to 2017, having separated in 2016.

Following their split, Mel B took out a temporary restraining order against him , and accused him of physical , verbal and psychological abuse.

A 2017 domestic violence trial was settled out of court ; Mel B has said that as well as the emotional difficulties of the split, she was “ financially battered ” by it .

The pair had one child – Mel B ’ s third overall . She said she was entering rehab to become “ a better version of myself for my kids , for my family and for all the people who have supported me in my life.

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