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Melanie Griffith's daughter Stella Banderas enjoys bikini-clad vacation with boyfriend

The actress shares her daughter with ex-husband Antonio Banderas

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Hannah Hargrave
Hannah HargraveUS Deputy Editor
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Melanie Griffith's daughter, Stella Banderas, turned up the heat during a getaway with her boyfriend - and she looked amazing. 

The actress and Eli Meyer were cooling down with a dip in the sea in Nerano, Italy when they were snapped in photos on the Daily Mail. 

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Stella wowed in a simple black bikini and showed off a tattoo dedicated to her famous mom too. 

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The inking on her arm simply reads, "Griffith," but is a nod to the Working Girl star.

Stella - who is the daughter of Melanie and her ex-husband, Antonio Banderas - was born Stella del Carmen Banderas Griffith. But in 2021, she made a legal request to remove Griffith from her last name. 

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In the paperwork, she said that she simply wanted to "shorten" her moniker. "As well, I typically do not use 'Griffith' when referring to myself or on documents," she added in the filing reported by Page Six. "So, dropping the name would match my regular use."

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Melanie and Stella are close 

Stella is the half-sister of actors Dakota Johnson and Alexander Bauer. Melanie and Antonia were married in 1996 but divorced in 2015. Despite their break-up, they've remained close friends.

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Melanie recently celebrated her 65th birthday and looks and feels fantastic.  She also revealed how she keeps her body and mind in such tip-top condition.

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Melanie and Antonio remained friends after their break up 

Taking to her Instagram account in July, Melanie shared several stunning photos that revealed she frequents Vivamayr resort Altaussee in Austria, a "modern and luxurious" health center overlooking Lake Alatussee which promises "relaxation, healing, and well-being".

Posing in a pair of skintight leggings by the lake, Melanie's age-defying appearance was clear to see. "Viva Forever @vivamayraltaussee. This has been the most magical time for me! The Cure is life-changing. I feel rejuvenated, younger, sparkly," she captioned the photos.

We wish we were there!!

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