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Mystery Witness Alleges Drug Use by Britney

9/17/2007 4:16 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tony Barretto, a former bodyguard for Britney Spears, filed a declaration in the Britney Spears/Kevin Federline custody battle which alleges "nudity, drug use and safety issues post-rehab."


Gloria Allred, Barretto's attorney, said in a press conference today that Brit's former hired muscle was prepared to testify under oath today, but that neither the court nor Britney's attorneys chose to cross-examine him. She said his declaration went "unrefuted and unchallenged."

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Barretto started working for Britney when she got out of rehab, and was fired on May 17 because, said Allred, "He did not hear her when he was asked to pick up her hat."

Barretto, himself the father of young children, came forward, Allred says, because while working for Britney, he became "very concerned" about the safety of her two boys. Allred also said that she has spoken to County Counsel for Child Protective Services about Barretto's concerns.


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91.

Nonnytofour    

I feel very sorry for Britney BUT perhaps what she needs to get her life on track is to lose her kids, at least temporarily. She is in a scary place right now and has turned away from all of the people who have been important in her life and who have tried to help her and her career. All that she is doing seems to be a cry for help but there is noone there to help her... It is very sad indeed.. But, her children should not be exposed to life that is not safe... They should be with whoever can provide them with a stable and safe environment even if it isn't family... Let's hope Britney wakes up before it is too late... If something should happen to those children, God help her...

2488 days ago
92.

Death99    

Ok people, back to OJ, he's the topic of this week NOT Twitney Spears. She is SOOOOO last week.

2488 days ago
93.

IGNORANCE    

I WORK IN THE COURT SYSTEM AND TRUST ME, THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE THAT NEED TO LOSE CUSTODY OF THEIR CHILDREN. ALL SOME PEOPLE ARE GOOD FOR IS LAYING UP BUT CAN'T PROPERLY TAKE CARE OF THEM. I'VE SEEN WOMEN GET CHILDREN TAKEN AWAY AND TURN RIGHT AROUND AND HAVE MORE THEY CAN'T TAKE CARE OF AND NEGLECT. IT'S PRETTY SAD.

2488 days ago
94.

Su    

Attn: Mr. 90

You pointed out that he "MAY" have a license to smoke marijuana which shows that you clearly you don't know for sure. What type of medical issue could he have other than a lazy ass that probably falls asleap as the mere thought of work. Yeah pot will help with that. Before you enter any lame combacks do your homework on the issue first.

2488 days ago
95.

ZZYZX    

If her kids were truly in danger, the state would have taken them away by now.

Britney, take your kids and go live with your dad.

2488 days ago
96.

Death99    

They're both drugged up losers, Britney's DOGS should get custody, they'd do better than both of 'em combined, NOW BACK TO OJ PEOPLE... OJ!!!

2488 days ago
97.

Mary    

michelle, esq. 82.

I agree. As a non-lawyer, I think it is one big honeymoon K-Fed is having with his attorney as they attempt to psychologically destroy her to get access to more of her monies earned as a child star.

Federline is as guilty of drug use as Britney. Difference he can do it in clubs with Britney's monies and has the other pathetic baby mama who is more than willing to play head games with Britney to assist with his end game. If there is money to be gained with custody, the money will go to that woman and his first children not Britney's sons.

Where was K-Fed when Britney was suffering from obvious Post Partum Depression with the first child and didn't have an opportunity to psychologically adapt to motherhood, hormones return to normal levels, or the physical body in general to regain its normal weight and shape prior to another conception only three months later (two births in the span of one year)! Where was K-Fed? He was running around with rapping hoods in California, Las Vegas, Florida, and New York! He's such a worthless loser as a father and spouse. Does he even work to pay honorable support to Shar Jackson's two children let alone those with Britney?

Trustingly, she will hire an expert attorney to pull her out of this entire mess that has been called life the past two to three years. Someone who will help organize her life with other (trusted) mature and sophisticated adults from nanny, housekeeper, chef, professional secretary, driver, etc., who can help build and strengthen her personal foundation and get well through counseling with the best psychotherapist who can guide her as young woman.

Due to the disgusting paparazzi following her every move in dangerous pursuit of a wicked story, Britney (with her own immaturity from having missed important developing cycles as a child) has not had a chance to pull herself together without vital professional assistance from mature adults.

2488 days ago
98.

Dave    

You can't believe a word Anthony says.

2488 days ago
99.

Lillie    

Is it not common knowlege that federline smokes pot (drugs are drugs). His ex stated that on camera. Pot/kettle

2488 days ago
100.

DARLA    

unless you walk in her shoes no one has the right to judge her actions or her life, just because she goes out and parties doesn't make her a bad parent, most of us don't have to worry about cameramen following us around 24/7 shoving a camera up every angle they can get to, other celeb's have made some of the same mishaps as Britney but you don't see them plastered all over mags and the internet

2488 days ago
101.

Death99    

I don't care who you are, anyone can be bought for enough money and say whatever you want them to for the right price. Still, they both suck. end of it.

2488 days ago
102.

jafo    

#96 blurted:


Attn: Mr. 90

False premise right out of the box. Way to impress the crowd!


You pointed out that he "MAY" have a license to smoke marijuana which shows that you clearly you don't know for sure.

Or perhaps I don't want you to know for sure.



What type of medical issue could he have

There are over 250 recognized medical conditions for which California physicians recommed the use of medical marijuana. See www.canorml.org



other than a lazy ass that probably falls asleap as the mere thought of work.

Your wording clearly shows that you do not know for sure whether or not Mr. Federline suffers from lazy ass syndrome.
And let's not even get into your spelling and grammar.



Yeah pot will help with that. Before you enter any lame combacks do your homework on the issue first.

You sound jealous.
And ignorant.



j.

2488 days ago
103.

DARLA    

here's another person shouting off his mouth about his former boss to make a buck, how about if she wasn't Britney Spears, and rich dude wouldn't be strutting around making the remarks he is, I'm so glad I'm just simple me, all those blood sucking,leeches, in hollywood
making money off someone misery, and family problems, yes they are celebrities but they also deserve the same kind of privacy we all enjoy within the walls of our homes,

2488 days ago
104.

how dumb    

To #23 - I'm not saying she does or does not do drugs, but know this. Britney was not tested for drugs until weeks AFTER she entered rehab. Any drugs in her system would have been gone by that time. That was why all the question surrounded the validity of the drug test. They didn't test her until she had been in rehab for weeks.

2488 days ago
105.

kim    

i would have picked up her hat. she should hire me. I'm good with hats and gloves and stuff of that nature......

2488 days ago
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