Entertainment

Britney Spears’ manager testifies

Wednesday, October 24, 2012    

Print this page Email A Friend!


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who claims he was Britney Spears' manager has taken the witness stand in his Los Angeles defamation lawsuit against her parents.

Sam Lutfi claims he became the singer's personal manager during the years of her well-publicised meltdown and deserves millions for his work.

He's suing over a book in which Spears' mother portrayed him as a Svengali-like figure who gave the singer drugs.

Lutfi testified yesterday that he met Spears in a nightclub in 2007 and they became friends.

Lutfi told jurors that Spears later texted and called him in "crisis mode" as she dealt with her divorce and child custody battle.

Lutfi also claims he helped rein in paparazzi who dogged Spears.

The judge, meanwhile, has barred admission of Spears' medical records as testimony, calling them irrelevant.

ADVERTISEMENT

POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

 

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

Did the NWC prepare adequately for the current drought?
Yes
No


View Results »


ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT