Mel B’s former flame has claimed the star’s explosive break-up with Stephen Belafonte was brought on by her father’s death.
Christa Parker – who previously had a Lesbian fling with the 41-year-old beauty prior to her meeting her estranged husband in 2007 – says the loss of her dad Martin in March “hit her full force”.
The 44-year-old businesswoman also said that Mel’s nasty split from the 41-year-old filmmaker led to her reconciling her relationship with her mother Andrea, 61, and sister Danielle, 36, who she hadn’t spoken to for several years because of their contentious relationship with the producer.
Christa told the Daily Mirror newspaper: “I think that her dad getting sick, the reality of that, and him passing – that hit her full force.
“She was always close to her mum ands sister and dad.