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Mel B gives baby daughter Murphy’s surname

Melanie Brown has given her baby daughter the surname of ex-boyfriend Eddie Murphy, the former Spice Girl said in a statement Tuesday.Brown, 31, gave birth to Angel Iris Murphy Brown on April 3 in Santa Monica, Calif. She listed Murphy’s name on the birth certificate.She said the name was inspired by a number of things.Murphy, 46, has said he’s not sure he’s the father.Brown, known as Scary
/ Source: The Associated Press

Melanie Brown has given her baby daughter the surname of ex-boyfriend Eddie Murphy, the former Spice Girl said in a statement Tuesday.

Brown, 31, gave birth to Angel Iris Murphy Brown on April 3 in Santa Monica, Calif. She listed Murphy’s name on the birth certificate.

She said the name was inspired by a number of things.

Murphy, 46, has said he’s not sure he’s the father.

Brown, known as Scary Spice when she was in the megahit group of the ’90s, has an 8-year-old daughter, Phoenix Chi.

Murphy, whose screen credits include “Dreamgirls,” has five children from his marriage to Nicole Mitchell Murphy.