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Britney Spears

If She Can Do 'X Factor'

... She Can Testify

8/31/2012 5:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0831-britney-spears-xfactor-tmzIf Britney Spears can pull in $15 million to judge "X Factor" ... she sure as hell is competent enough to testify in court . . . this according to her self-proclaimed ex-manager Sam Lutfi.

If you recall ... Lutfi filed a massive lawsuit against the Spears family in 2009 -- suing for a whole mess of things, including defamation and unpaid management fees. For the record, Britney has denied Lutfi ever managed her.

Now, Lutfi wants Britney's testimony -- filing papers in L.A. County Superior Court yesterday, asking a judge to order Britney's conservators to make her available as a witness in the case.

Lutfi wants to grill Britney about alleged defamatory statements her parents made about Lutfi -- including that he drugged her and cut her phone wires to keep her away from her family. He also wants to ask Brit questions about an alleged management contract that guarantees him a cut of her fortune.

According to the filing, Britney's conservators have argued she is not mentally competent to testify as a witness -- so Lutfi included a DVD of Britney on "X Factor" in order to prove that's not the case.

Lutfi claims the "X Factor" footage shows Britney is lucid, articulate, and competent at the judges' table and therefore perfectly capable of being a witness.

A hearing is scheduled for September 25. A judge has yet to rule.

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SAY WHAT    

ANOTHER LOZER. MUST BE FREAK NIGHT

782 days ago
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Carl    

He's a loser but he has a point.

782 days ago
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Laura    

Nobody could ruin this guy's reputation with their comments--he ruined himself a long time ago. And the time he was in her life, he almost destroyed her. I am so grateful they got her away from this leach.

782 days ago
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Jen    

I agree, he's a toal douche but he's right. I'd be glad to hear someone finally call out the Britney machine for pimping her out like this. If she's not mentally fit to write a check, how is she capable of doing a $15 million job?

782 days ago
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Throwback kid    

Lufti should get his own reality show, the guy is gold! He is delusional, paranoid and totally nuts. His creep factor is off the charts! I say get Lufti a reality show where he runs his own talent agency, just the look on the girls faces who have to deal with this mid eastern rat face will be hilarious. They can call the show Osama's Models, Osama is Lufti's real first name. Or Sam's Stalkers, a reality show where Sam Lufti himself teaches students the proper way to stalk someone

782 days ago
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thestupid    

Lutfi needs to be taught a lesson.

782 days ago
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KicksandGiggles    

The man has a point. But then I thought any woman stupid enough to give legal control of her mega $$$ to a boyfriend, (yes boyfriend until I Do is done), honestly cannot truly participate in anything requiring any brain wave activity.

782 days ago
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ray    

sure has a valid point

782 days ago
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SMASHED    

And we have useless freaks like Sam wasting our courts time. He is a useless POS.

782 days ago
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LittleBIt    

Dirtbag Lutfi saw a young girl who had lost her way and insinuated himself into her life. She needed a friend at the time and thought he was an ok guy. Hes NOT!!! Hes a lying, thieving, conniving, money-hungry parasite who looks for famous and troubled stars to latch onto. He was BAD NEWS for Brit and deserves ABSOLUTELY NONE of her hard earned money. Go to hell Lutfi you low-life bas*ard.

782 days ago
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Manimal    

Let the world see Sam the sham for what he really was, a human leach.

782 days ago
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Sue    

He is s*** BUT she shouldn't be doing ANYTHING if she legally cannot do anything because she is so mentally Ill. I am getting so tired of these people who are making her work so that the family can be paid. If she is so ill that she can't do anything then stay at home, Britney!

782 days ago
13.

LC    

He is so right in this one!!

782 days ago
14.

Bill Leslie    

he's an odious jackass - hope he dies in a fire.

782 days ago
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Joey    

Freaking Terrorist should be sent back to wherever he came from P O S

782 days ago
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