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Mel B Is Going To Rehab To Tackle PTSD And Booze Addiction

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Aug. 28 2018, Updated 7:11 p.m. ET

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Mel B just admitted that she'll be entering a rehab facility next month to deal with a myriad of issues in her life including PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and booze addiction.

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She spoke with The Sun about the entire ordeal, where the America's Got Talent host said that "The past six months have been incredibly difficult for me."

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“I’ve been working with a writer on my book, Brutally Honest, and it has been unbelievably traumatic reliving an emotionally abusive relationship and confronting so many massive issues in my life," she said in a statement. The relationship she is speaking on is with her tumultuous ex Stephan Belafonte, who Mel just won a restraining order against back in June.

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Mel is making the move to enter a rehab facility after revealing that she's been diagnosed with PTSD and admitting to drinking heavily following a very rough time in her life. The relationship with Stephan played a big part in this, as she's accused him of several things in the past including abuse and infidelity.

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She'll start treatment after the AGT finale. "I have also made the decision to go into a proper therapy programme in the next few weeks, but it has to be in the UK because I am very, very British and I know that will work best for me," she said.

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"I am still struggling. But if I can shine a light on the issue of pain, PTSD and the things men and women do to mask it, I will do," Mel continued in the statement. "I am speaking about this because this is a huge issue for so many people."

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Mel's reasonings for going include her children: Phoenix Chi Gulzar, 19, Angel Iris Murphy Brown, 11, and Madison Brown Belafonte, 6. "I am working on being 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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What are your thoughts on Mel's openness? Sound off in the comments. 

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