The duo dated in 2006 and had gotten serious about each other then. They had also planned to have a child together, but their relationship didn't work out.
There are times when we realize in retrospect that we let the love of our life get away. It can be a difficult thing to accept for anyone. It can also happen that we think so of a previous partner because of bad romantic experiences later. Many of us who believe that we get only one chance at true love might know what it means to lose that person. It can become a bittersweet memory for the rest of our lives.
Mel B was once known as the Scary Spice when she was still a part of the band Spice Girls. But, there is nothing scary about a woman who opens up her heart and shares her honest feelings. The singer decided to be honest about her 2006 relationship with comedian Eddie Murphy, a father of 10. The Nutty Professor was once head over heels over this singer and their relationship brought a beautiful life to the world. They share a daughter, Angel Murphy Brown.
"He showed me what true love feels like, and for that I have the utmost admiration and respect for him," said Mel, according to Mirror UK. She narrated how the duo met at this home in Beverly Hills in June 2006. He was already attracted to her and wanted to take her out on a date but she wanted to meet in a casual environment.
"He wanted to have a date with me by myself, I was like, 'No. Get him to do a dinner party at his house or something like that’. And so I went along to his house and there was a massive, massive dinner party going on. I’m like, oh my God. Where is he? We first met, I saw him across the room, he saw me and then I freaked out because I’ve never had somebody look at me like that. It was such a familiar look. As in, it felt like home. I could see my soulmate. So I ran to the restroom. Then I left and I went home," she said.
She made up an excuse and said she was going to a friend's party at a hotel in West Hollywood but the Norbit actor caught her bluff. He actually moved his party there. When she found out, she realized she has to get dressed again to go to the hotel.
"And there he was, with his party at the Mondrian that he’d moved from his house in Beverly Hills to West Hollywood. I’m like, oh God, that’s really nice that you did that. I got all like jittery again, and I’m not a nervous person; I went, ‘I’m just gonna go to the bathroom.’ And he goes, ‘Over my dead body.’ And he walked with me, behind me, to the bathroom. Escorted me, waited for me, then brought me back to the table. And then from that day, he said, ‘Can I spend every day with you?'" she said.
That started their courtship and the couple spent more and more time together. They had even discussed getting married after only a few months together. During that time, he also surprised her with a weekend in Mexico. "I’m the true romantic kind of love story kind of girl, I wanted him," said she.
She was falling in love with him every day and just like a gentleman, he had asked her father for her hand in marriage. "Then we designed some rings together and then we planned the baby and we got pregnant – and then I felt suffocated," she added.
After that their relationship went downhill and she flew to Leeds to meet her mother after an argument. She thought he was going to try and win her back. However, he betrayed her by saying, "I don’t know whose child that is until it comes out and has a blood test. You shouldn’t jump to conclusions" to PEOPLE.
The former Spice Girl had been infuriated at being projected as a gold digger and after the DNA test, it was confirmed that Angel was his child. They have become friends now and she realized that he was the love of her life.
"We had something special that I’ve never really truly felt with anybody else," she said, according to Mirror UK. "I’ve thought I’ve had it, but they’ve lied. His was pure. He is the love of my life. He always will be." "He’s a genuinely decent man," she added, as per Metro UK.