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Britney Officially

Not a Criminal!

10/21/2008 5:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Britney SpearsThe judge in the trial of the century has dismissed the criminal charge against Ms. Britney Spears.

A mistrial was declared after the jury was hopelessly deadlocked at 10-2, in favor of not guilty. Britney was on trial for driving without a valid California license.

The judge just dismissed the case outright. The prosecutor said in court he was "troubled by the outside impressions that were brought into the courtroom."

We're wondering...for a woman who was carted off to the hospital twice after shaving her head and running around town without panties, how is it exactly that the prosecutor was at a disadvantage?

UPDATE: At a press conference afterwards, someone asked the City Attorney whether or not it would be difficult for him to listen to Britney's music now. He responded, "You mean more difficult than before?" Sore loser much?


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Big Mr. P    

Friends - With election day approaching please put country first and keep it safe. Keep the Marxist Socialist Hussein Obama out of the White House and send him back to Chicago. Please vote McCain/Palin on Nov. 4th and vote Yes on Prop 8 in California. We cannot afford Hussein's tax plan nor naming judges to the Supreme Court.

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Big Mr. P    

Friends - With election day approaching please put country first and keep it safe. Keep the Marxist Socialist Hussein Obama out of the White House and send him back to Chicago. Please vote McCain/Palin on Nov. 4th and vote Yes on Prop 8 in California. We cannot afford Hussein's tax plan nor naming judges to the Supreme Court.

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Party 'till you die!    

Dismissed is not the same as innocent. She is still a rotten mother and a self absorbed, disgusting skank. Now she can escape her kids and do a 'tour' of the mental health facilities around the world. At least it will give her kids a much needed break from her and that is a good thing!

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HARDY-HAR-HAR    

Thank goodness. Good grief!

California can't afford to pay the LA cops enough money to fight the ever growing gang violence problem and all these internet child rapists, but we have the money for this garbage!?

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maggs323    

I think it's because alot of people just damn like her. Only Britney can get away with what she did and people still love her. I don't get it but I have learned to accept it. She is not going away

2139 days ago
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fgs    

So this is McSame's newest tactic? Getting crazy psycho's to post on celebrity trash site? It is NOT Barak Obama's fault for what his mother named him. So go ahead and stoop to that level, but you're going lower than McCain's approval ratings. OBAMA'S tax plan will help out the little people. But of course, crazy psychotic lowe lifes like you and half the nation are too greedy to understand that. And, why should anyone vote yes to prop 8? Because you're a homophobic right wing nut job? Or is it because marriage is "sacred?" Get rid of divorce, and maybe everyone will start to believe that bullcrap.

haha. A vote for McCain is a vote for the INSANE.

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HEY IDIOTS!    

She had a frickin' license in Lousiana... if she wasn't a celebrity it wouldn't have been such a huge deal. Thank goodness!

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Palinmacattack!!!    

NOT SURE WHY THIS HEFFA IS STILL MAKING NEWS...PLEASE BRIT GO SIT DOWN SOMEWHERE RAISE UR KIDS FIND OUT WHAT UR TRUE PURPOSE IS AND GOD BLESS. OH AND PLEASE STOP MAKING MUSIC FOR ADULTS WRITE SOME CHILDREN SONGS OR SOMETHING!!!!

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Otis    


Not a fan of this chick nor her antics. However, I must say that I'm glad to see that they didn't proceed with convicting her of this petty, bureaucratic trumped up charge. She did after all have a valid operator's license.

2139 days ago
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yaya    

wtf tmz?? i haven't been able to approve 2 of my comments today so they won't be posted.

if this one actually works (since i'm super pissed my long post didn't go through) #1 & #2 - you're a retard! You think you can change somebody's mind about who they're voting for on a Celebrity blog site on a post about Britney Spears? pathetic.

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Crackhead    

White trash trailer park skank.

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anonymous    

Rip Tide...I agree with you that was nuts and unfair to the people in CA (taxes) i would have fought it to. My friend went through this same thing in that state and had a CA license when court day came,paid court cost and that was it. He also had a valid license but not in CA.

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Crystal    

Sore loser? Her music is difficult to listen to because it's so scientifically engineered.

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britbritisaskank    

Let's see, she's "not a criminal." Does a hit-and-run make you a criminal? Does abandoning your car in the middle of the road make you a criminal? Does running over two pap's feet with your car make you a criminal? Does "constant and habitual drug use" make you a criminal? Does flashing your privates in public make you a criminal?
Strange state, California.

2139 days ago
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Qwerty27807    

"Does flashing your privates in public make you a criminal?"

You're right... FREE MANSON -- FRY BRITANNY!

THINK ABOUT THE CHILDREN FERGAWDSAKES!

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