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Britney

Checks Into Rehab

Out a Day Later

2/16/2007 5:27 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF


0216_brit_details-1TMZ has learned that while Britney Spears checked-in to rehab, she refused to stay and checked out -- less than twenty-four hours later!

As "EXTRA" first reported, the pop star entered a rehab facility two days ago. Now TMZ has learned that the center was located outside of the country, and she refused to stay. PEOPLE confirms that Brit was at Eric Clapton's Crossroads rehab facility in Antigua.

TMZ is told that Britney checked in at the urging of riends and family, after being seen intoxicated in public places and was so "exhausted" on New Year's Eve she collapsed.

Britney spearsAccording to TMZ sources, Britney is on her way back to Los Angeles.

A rep for Britney could not immediately be reached for comment.

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181.

Sarah    

next career move for Britney: doing a Lifetime movie based on Courtney Love's life and she's Courtney Love

2701 days ago
182.

A Mother of 2    

The people saying Justin should help her out crack me up....um, WHY?? Why should Justin 'help her out'???

She's an adult. She's a mother. She talked a big game before she was pregnant, how she wanted to be a young mother, how being a mother is the most important thing, y'all!!! How you shouldn't work - you should STAY HOME and raise your kids (rather ironic, huh??).

HER FAMILY should help her out. HER MOTHER, the same one who pimped her out, HER SISTER, the same one who rode Britney's coattails to fame....THEY should help her out. NOT her ex-boyfriend.

Is Justin magic or something???

How many of YOUR ex-boyfriends would come to the rescue once you got married, divorced, ignored the children you supposedly desperately wanted and became a drug addict/alcoholic???

Hmmm????

Justin is probably thanking his lucky stars he got away disease free.

2701 days ago
183.

The Warden    

Britney should do everyone a favor, including her kids, and pull an Anna Nic-A-ole and put herself out of her misery. She's harmful to her own kids and they would be better off with a family that will look after them instead of being pawned off on hired help.

2701 days ago
184.

Chris    

Checks in to a very respected clinic and splits. That's not a cry for help. Will somebody please just take the kids away from her, not the idiot she was married to. He's no better or fit to be a parent. Then just give her the means and the space to finish the downward spiral and stop wasting bandwidth on this subject. She's taking up way to much room on the planet. It's OVER. I hear that she could probably get a good deal on a burial plot in the Bahamas. Just spare us all this BS please !!! Just let her crash and burn out.

2701 days ago
185.

Jack    

Isn't it amazing what too much money can do for a young person? I expect Brits comeback will be right behind Sly Stone's.

2701 days ago
186.

bookbabie    

I hope she sticks with it. You would never know she was a mom.

2701 days ago
187.

U Know Who    

Well as I have said a million times or more.

ANY CELEBRITY AS BIG AS BRITNEY ONCE WAS.

Can do or say ANYTHING THEY WISH. And have a 110% FULL BLOWN COMEBACK.

As long as they:

1.) Go to REHAB

2.) Go to Orcah Withfries and apologize (see #3)

3.) To your family and friends and MOST OF ALL , YOUR FANS . ESPECIALLY "those who stuck by me"

4.) Keep your name off these blogs for a little while.


AND VIOLA!! YOUR CAREER IS BACK IN HIGH GEAR!

Which if you ask me is complete and total bullsh*t that we as consumers/fans. Tolerate this bullsh*T of I can say and do ANYTHING as long as I follow steps 1~4. It's OUR Fault it continnues.

2701 days ago
188.

Chrissy    

I do not think people are understanding what is going on with her. Britney is going threw a divorce and for those not very educated on Britney and her marriage for like two years Britney did not really get to do anything other then travel and go shopping and everywhere she went Sean was with her while her sorry excuse for a husband was out hanging with his buddies and partying and spending her money. .Her husband left her just 2 weeks after giving birth to there second child to go party in a different state and now she is getting a divorce because she has finally realized that her husband did not give a darn for her or her kid and now her husband is trying to fight for there kids when all he really wants is money and on top of this his moron buddies are selling false stories to the media.

What Britney is going threw is a nervous breakdown, look at what happened when her and Justin broke up. Britney basically tried to disappear and stopped her career for a while and went inside herself. All the stuff she is going threw now is hard and being in the media and having to deal with people saying negative stuff about her and photographers being in her face 24/7 and her soon to be ex husbands friends selling false information is just making it that much more harder.

I honestly do not think anyone can really know what she is going threw or have a right to say anything negative about her until they have lived her life. People want to say why doesn't she stay inside if she does not want to be in the media but is that really fair? Is it really fair that she should be a prisoner in her home because photographers are so selfish they can not give her 10 minutes of peace? Photographers basically sit outside her house and wait for her to leave and then follow her everywhere she goes, that is what they do.

I think when Britney first filed for divorce she felt a sense of freedom and wanted to go out and have fun for a while to get her mind off things and have some fun but it ended up getting out of control and now she can not seem to stop herself from doing all this crazy stuff she is doing...She really needs to get some help and I hope she gets it.

Just because she is going threw a nervous breakdown and having a hard time right now does not mean she will not get her career back on track, there have been hundreds of celebrities go threw what she has and been into rehab and still are very famous.

I believe a lot of the people making bad comments about her on here are those who are teenagers or immature young adults who do not understand what her life is like. Going threw a divorce is hard no matter who you are and on top of that her kids are going to suffer , it is not easy having divorced parents weather your rich or not it is hard and she is going to have to deal with a lot of questions in the future as her kids grow up such as what led to the divorce and if the kids were the reason they got a divorce and much more.

I think people just need to respect her and at the same time convince her to get help for herself because those who are putting her down are just contributing to the problem.

2701 days ago
189.

A Mother of 2    

Please Chrissy, grow the hell up. I'm not a teenage or a young adult....I'm 39 years old and the MOTHER of 2 children.

I have zero respect for any parent that is pulling the kind of crap that Britney is pulling. Yes, divorce is hard. So is parenting. But you don't give up and fly across the country to party while your nanny raises your kids. You put on your big girl panties and MAN THE HELL UP and raise your kids, mend your broken heart and and (here's the big thing Chrissy) ACT LIKE AN ADULT.

Spare me your whiny defense of Britney. You have no clue. Plenty of men and women go through horrible divorces. MANY, if not ALL of them, do not have the money Britney has at her disposal. They go to work, raise their children and behave like parents. Life is hard but once you have kids, they are first. Not you and your great desire to party and act like a stripper. YOUR KIDS.

Where Britney's mother and father are in all this is a question I have. It seems obvious to me that Britney got her incredible lack of parenting skills from her mother.

It's a shame.

No, Chrissy, not a shame for BRITNEY. It's a shame for those 2 boys. SEAN AND JADEN. It's a shame for THEM. That their mother is so selfish she only cares about her ridiculous needs.

As a mother she makes me sick and I don't feel sorry for her. All the money and help is at her disposal and she doesn't uses it.

Disgusting.

2701 days ago
190.

Coalminer    

Next stop Playboy centerfold!

2701 days ago
191.

Susannah    

I don't believe in all this "single mother, I go out garbage." I have been a single mother, too. And yes, I did go out, ONCE IN A WHILE! No one is saying because she has kids she needs to stay home and knit. But in order to be an effective parent she can't be loaded all of the time and go out EVERY night of the week. Find a healthy balance between being a Mom and being a woman who can enjoy herself. At no point should her EXCESSIVE PARTYING interfere with her ability to parent. And in my opinion, it DEFINETLY has. Brit - if you're gonna act stupid like this, give the kids to Mom to raise or something but don't let them suffer. It's time to grow up!

2701 days ago
192.

U Can't B Serious    

All Aboard!!!!!!!! Last white trailer trash train is now leaving the station.

Will this bimbo be heading off for a quickie 'appendectomy' before the train completely wrecks?

2701 days ago
193.

shnithead    

Her first mistake was marrying that that moron. She just needs to keep her legs together and stop drinking herself into a drunken stupor.

2701 days ago
194.

HEY YOU    

HEY MOTHER OF 2

WHY DONT YOU GROW UP.... you are almost 40 and have to go to chat rooms talking about people almost HALF your age! I think that you forget how it is to be this young!!!! Not to mention Chrissy.. is just looking at the glass half full... its PEOPLE like you who always see the negative in things that make this world such a horrible place to live!!!!
instead of kicking Britney when she is down we should be offering her a helping hand up!!!
AND IF YOU THINK OTHER WISE I FEEL BAD FOR YOUR CHILDREN... THEY STILL HAVE A MOTHER THAT ACTS LIKE A TEENAGER... AND CANT RAISE THEM WITH COMPASION... GROW UP.... BY YOU ACTING LIKE THIS YOU ARE NO BETTER THEN THE WAY YOU "THINK" BRITNEY IS

2701 days ago
195.

FRANCINE    

WHAT SHE NEEDS IS TO HAVE HER CHILDREN TAKEN AWAY, THEN SHE WOULD SHAPE UP. WHO IS TAKEN CARE OF HER KIDS NOW, SHE SURE ISNT

2701 days ago
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