Britney Spears is underneath investigation over misdemeanour battery after a employees member at her dwelling alleged the singer struck her, authorities mentioned Thursday.
Deputies responded to Spears’ dwelling in Southern California after the employees member reported the Monday evening dispute, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned.
Nobody was injured.
Reviews taken by deputies will likely be handed over to prosecutors for consideration, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned, giving no additional particulars.
Spears’ legal professional Matthew Rosengart mentioned in an e-mail that the investigation is “overblown sensational tabloid fodder — nothing more than a manufactured ‘he said she said’ regarding a cellphone, with no striking and obviously no injury whatsoever.”
“Anyone can make an accusation but this should have been closed immediately,” Rosengart mentioned.
Spears has a house in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles (64 kilometres) west of downtown Los Angeles.
Spears, 39, employed Rosengart final month as she seeks to regain larger management of her life 13 years right into a court docket conservatorship that has energy over her cash and affairs.
In court docket hearings, Spears known as the conservatorship “abusive.”
Rosengart has made his first precedence eradicating Spears’ father, James Spears, from his function as conservator of his funds.
James Spears mentioned in a court docket submitting final week that he has a plan within the works to step down, however gave no timetable.