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Brit Could Be Involuntary Commitment Candidate

1/31/2008 10:16 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Sources at UCLA Medical Center tell TMZ Britney Spears has been classified as "G.D." -- Gravely Disabled. That is a huge and dangerous deal. That means the patient is unable to take care of basic needs, such as the acquisition of food, clothing or shelter. Being G.D. is one of the criteria for involuntary commitment.

Several health care professionals tell us Britney has fallen into a "manic state" due to her bipolar disorder. We're also told she arrived at the hospital this morning at around 2:15 AM, but wasn't admitted until 4:15 AM because she was causing such a scene in the hospital.

We first reported that Britney accused her mother of sleeping with her boyfriend. Now we have more. We're told Britney screamed, "The only reason she's admitting me is because she wants to be alone with her boyfriend! She wants to sleep with my boyfriend!!" Britney never said exactly who she was talking about.

When Brit calmed down, she talked about her kids, how much she misses them and how it's unfair that she doesn't have them.

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Drewzone1960    

Committ her quick.

2395 days ago
167.

Marie    

Thank goodness she is finally getting help.

Thank goodness the kids seem to be OK with their dad, who I notice is NOT putting them in front of the cameras!

2395 days ago
168.

Karl Hungus    

Not my problem....

2395 days ago
169.

I thought my life sucks!    

I complain everyday about my problems, but yet when I come to TMZ Britney makes me feel better about my situation.
Did she have this supposed "bi-polar" disorder when she was riding cloud nine and was the biggest pop star in the world?
When people(celebrities) screw up their lives why don't they just admit it instead of making all of these false excuses? I do hope that she accepts some kind of help and realizes that these so called "friends" are really working for the devil and she is defianetly on the road to hell!

2395 days ago
170.

Nina    

Re post 232 That Brit did not have a childhool or anyone looking out for her. Totally agree. This kid has been a "money-maker: for everyone near her and it doesn't look as though anyone had her personal best interet at heart. What would become of any of us in such a situation. She's much like Michael Jackson in this regard. Makes me think that the years we spend being a regular kid are more important to making us stable adults than being a dancing fool at 10.

2395 days ago
171.

southbayreality    

FINALLY!!!
THIS TRAINWRECK OF A HUMAN BEING NEEDS INVOL COMMITMENT TO A PSYCH TREATMENT CENTER
NOT TO MOMMY AND DADDY...
YES THE PAP-MORONS SHOULD BE BITCH SLAPPED WITH THEIR OWN CAMERAS AND BANNED FROM EVER COMING NEAR HER OR ANY CELEB FOR LIFE....
BUT THEIR INVOLVEMENT WAS ORCHESTRATED BY THE BRIT-MESS HERSELF.
IF YOU DONT BEIVE IT....LET HER LOOSE ...AND IGNORE HER...NO PICS, NO PAPS....NOTHING
IGNORE HER 100%
THEN YOU WILL SEE A MELTDOWN....A TOTAL "TOES ON THE LEDGE 40 STORIES UP" MELTDOWN...
SHE IS AN ATTENTION WHORE... NEEDS THAT VALIDATION CONTINUOSLY.....

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE FOR HER SAKE AND FOR OUR SAFETY...THOSE OF US THAT HAVE TO LIVE IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS THAT SHE DRIVES IN...LOCK HER UP !!!!!
NOT FOR A DAY..A WEEK...BUT UNTIL SHE IS EITHER CURED
OR UNTIL SHE CAN EXIST SAFELY CONTINUOSLY IN SOCIETY....

MS. SPEARS YOUR PADDED CELL AWAITS YOU!!!!

2395 days ago
172.

appauled by the stalkarazzi    

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is pleading for Spears' privacy during her treatment.

Executive director Michael Fitzpatrick has condemned the "media circus and reckless speculation" surrounding the health of the singer.

He also criticised the professional ethics of mental health experts who are not directly involved in her diagnosis or treatment, but speak to the media about her case

Roy Peter Clark, vice-president of the Poynter Institute, a leading center of journalism training and ethics, wrote in an on-line column: "One of the terrible side effects of America's celebrity and media culture is a pervasive cynicism about addiction and mental illness...We are all complicit….I'm no Puritan when it comes to gossip, and I've grown up reading the tabloids, but there is clearly a danger zone, when life and health are at stake, when the best thing the press can do is back off. That time for Spears is probably now."


http://www.nami.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Top_Story/Media_Ethics.htm

2395 days ago
173.

Kelli    

Ok, Noel I hope that is not your number. That is dangerous. Christy, why would you want weirdos from here to e-mail you. Bloody Mary, please change your name I am trying to be good and not drink.
Thank you.

2395 days ago
174.

nobodyelsebrokedownlastnight    

kelli
time to get off your new computor and hit a a.a. meeting
come on now,i'm just messin with ya,didn't know you were a mom though

2395 days ago
175.

April Fouels    

WHOM EVER PLAYED THE WICCAN CARD IS GONE.

2395 days ago
176.

P    

I'm sure it came as no surprise when Britney Spears so called guy pal, Sam Lufti, called Barbara Walters to let her know Britney was seeing a psychiatrist and had some "mental issues". Duh Sam. Like the entire civilized world doesn't know that. Britney has traveled so far down that slippery slope that this viewer doesn't think she'll ever get back up. her new bff is a freaking paparazzi. Talk about jumping in with the sharks. I would hope no Family Court Judge would in their right mind let this loon have any time with her children until she settles her ass down. More here: http://ieg.com/?f=forum&sf=topic&fp=11&mp=o,2454497003401799168

2395 days ago
177.

Britney's Secret Lover    

i honestly think this whole situation has gotten out of hand. first and foremost i must say bipolar disorder doesnt just come overnight. clearly she was suffering from this when she was our "Oops I Did it Again" star so why wasnt this disorder controlled then? Another thing is I believe Brit is a really great person and with all the pressures she's had in life is a bit disturbing. Mental illness ran in her family but it has now been disclosed to the media -- her grandmother committed suicide and suffered from depression. I understand she's a mogul figure and is entertainming but what expense are we paying for her? It's impossible to get help and treatment when cameras are flashing 24hrs a day. I mean just looking at her videos that TMZ provides sometimes pisses me off because all of the flashing light and I'm not even her. Clearly this isn't an act and for any ignorant idiot who posts negative things about her should be hung by their toenails and beat by a wet drop cord because the legendary "Britney Spears" could have been any of us - and most of these people posting have a mental disorder anyways. you can tell by their posts and feedback. Britney has more people supporting her than she has against her. Get well Britney! When you do you'll be an idol for ALL and everyone will then see there's hope out of any situation.

and YES I'm a girl (peep the name though.)
=)

2395 days ago
178.

FlBiker    

Junkies do the darndest things....

2395 days ago
179.

ilona    

poor girl; i hope they get her back in the norm.. the paps need to leave her alone because if they continue to terrorize her something bad will happen.. leave her alone, how would you feel if your sister/mother/daughter was in this situation and she couldnt get a quite moment to herself to relax and calm down.. britney needs a break and she needs to get her children back.. as soon as she gets them back she will go back to the old britnery.. i support her 100% get better girl

2395 days ago
180.

sunshine    

i'll try to sum this up... 1) mental illness is NOT a joke... it's clear she is suffering from some emotional disorder NOT drugs or alcohol. 2) for all of you complaining about TMZ (on their own site haha) for constantly hounding this girl and how ashamed TMZ should be for contributing to her problems my question is for you guys.. THEN WHY ARE YOU READING THIS? Let me guess.. you are the same people reading over the other tabloids about her, watching it on tv and listening to it on the radio.. yeah.. okay.. hypocrites! 3) britney really is, and should be, held accountable and responsible for being all over the media.. hasn't anyone else noticed other celebrities are able to go out and about and they manage to escape the papparazzi.. or at least, for the most part? come on now... does the girl REALLY have to go out every single day and mix and mingle in the limelight KNOWING what is out there? so, if you're going to point fingers.. make sure to point one in her direction to.. mental illness or not... she is contributing factor to her own unraveling. 4) her mom is a skank.. bottom line.. sorry! :p

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