However, fans of the show noticed that Mel B seemed to carry some bruising and scratches on her face and skin. In addition, she was missing wedding ring.
Her appearance sent fans into a frenzy, leading many to accuse Mel B’s husband Stephen Belafonte of domestic abuse.
Angered by the speculation, Belafonte took to Twitter to respond to the accusations.
“Idon’t usually respond to Twitter msgs but I will respond to comments of hitting my wife which I think are quite disgusting un true!” he wrote. “Mel was very ill a bunch of doctors helped her get better if fans can’t just relax B4 being negative they r not real fans of @OfficialMelB.”
Various sites reported that Mel B was rushed to the hospital for agonizing stomach pain.