Cosmoplitan
  • Connect with Cosmo

FASHION OVERVIEW

SAVE AND SHARE

Twitter Facebook

Britney Spears' former manager's drugs claims

Sam Lufti claimed he tried to save Britney Spears from drugs.
The 'X Factor' judge's former manager kicked off his court battle -where he is suing her parents Jamie and Lynne Spears for libel - in Los Angeles on Thursday (18.10.12) by claiming Britney's use of the drug speed was what caused her psychiatric episode in 2008 which led to her father gaining conservatorship of her estate.
His lawyer Joseph Schleimer alleged in his opening statement: ''My client was made a scapegoat for the drug abuse and erratic behavior of Britney Spears. She liked to use amphetamines--speed or uppers. She liked to take that drug. And most of the things that went wrong were related to that drug.
''My client has never been paid for serving as her manager. He was made famous as the guy who drugged Britney Spears and put her in the hospital. The evidence will show the defendants ruined my client's reputation.''
However, the presiding judge warned Mr. Schleimer he better be able to back up all of his claims.
He said: ''Everything you say, you have to be able to back it up. You can't waste time on statements just thrown in the air. Everything has to have evidence......I'm trying to make a point and I hope you get it. ''
Celebrity Gossip
Margot Robbie's huge catch

Margot Robbie was thrilled when she landed a huge catch during a fishing trip in Nicaragua Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Joan Rivers mocks Lindsay Lohan

Joan Rivers has poked fun at Lindsay Lohan's miscarriage and claimed the actress wouldn't Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Damon Albarn: Heroin was 'agreeable'

Damon Albarn found heroin ''very agreeable'' and claims the drug made him more creative. Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Lupta Nyong'o named People's Most Beautiful

Lupita Nyong'o has been named the Most Beautiful woman by People magazine in their annual Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Justin Bieber reaches out to angry fans

Justin Bieber apologised to fans after he caused outrage when he posted an image of him po Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Kris Jenner blasted by sister

Kris Jenner's sister Karen Houghton claims life in the spotlight has changed the showbiz m Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Tori Spelling devastated by Dean's cheating

Tori Spelling admitted Dean McDermott had ''broken her heart'' when he cheated on her in h Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Meryl Streep tired of awards

Meryl Streep ''hates'' asking people to attend awards ceremonies with her, and her husband Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Katy Perry crashed child's birthday party

Katy Perry made children cry after crashing a real five year old's birthday party and stag Read More

Celebrity Gossip
Gwyneth Paltrow takes legal action against alleged stalker

Gwyneth Paltrow has been granted a temporary restraining order against reported stalker Ni Read More

scubaone

I am a warm hearten person and always look at the best side of people. I am a go doer and enjoy...

allTheNamesAreTaken

You should get to know me because your car might get a flat tire one day and I will change the wheel...

Hunky_Dory84

Why shouldn't you? ;) I'm fun, funny, sexy and smart. I love a good conversation or a ridiculous...

9r9e

I'm an archaeologist here in Joburg. Originally from the States, just finishing up my PhD here at...

to

Thomas Wesley Pentz/Diplo

Age
35
Home Town
Tupelo, Mississippi
Hair
Blonde
Eyes
Blue
Status
Single
Star Sign
Scorpio
Passions
Music, fashion and design
Capture your memories (and share the good times)

Canon's new vid cams are so gorgeous (and tiny) - a must-take-along for festivals! And good times of every description

READ MORE
PROMOTIONS