Over the weekend, The Daily Mail farted up the headline: “EXCLUSIVE: Britney Spears’ family say they fear she is on METH and will die like Amy Winehouse: Father of her boys Kevin Federline says loved-ones are ‘terrified’ she is on the Breaking Bad drug.” Some barely blinked while reading that headline since it wouldn’t be the first time Kevin Federline scooted his ass over to The Daily Mail to shit-talk Britney Spears for a check. Although some probably paused while reading that headline to think, “Err, somebody needs to learn how to Google since Amy Winehouse didn’t die of a meth overdose. And why did they have to drag Walter White into this mess?!” But according to KFed, The Daily Mail’s article is a lie, and we should take it as seriously as him saying, “You know, I’m going to look for a full-time job today.”
Pretty much everyone knows that things between Britney and KFed and their boys aren’t exactly rainbows, sunshine, and kitten kisses. But recently, Brit Brit signed off on KFed’s request to move their sons, 17-year-old Sean Preston Federline and 16-year-old Jayden James, to Hawaii. So it seemed like things were a bit calmer between the two… until this weekend when The Daily Mail and The Sun ran an article featuring quotes they claim came directly from the mouths of Kevin Federline and Britney’s estranged father/ex-puppetmaster Jamie Spears. The article was a lot like the rumors from earlier this year that Britney’s loved ones were concerned about her and planning to stage an intervention. Those rumors went heavy on the concern-trolling, as does this latest Daily Mail article. In the article, KFed and Daddy Spears are quoted as saying that they’re afraid Brit Brit’s on the bad shit, and KFed allegedly went so far as to say that his sons have seen drugs being delivered to her house. via The Daily Mail:
‘I fear she’s on meth – I’ve been praying someone would make it public and that she wakes up,’ Kevin Federline, her ex- husband and father of their two sons, told me. ‘It’s terrifying. She is the mother of my boys.’
Her sons, Preston, 17, and Jayden, 16, are refusing to meet their mother, claiming they have seen drugs being delivered to her house.
Her family are scared, with Britney’s father, Jamie, telling me he worries she will meet the same fate as English singer Amy Winehouse, who died at the tragically young age of 27.
Having spent time with both families – Amy’s in the three years before her death and Britney’s over the past year – I can see disturbing parallels.
And as her ex-husband put it several times: ‘Every time the telephone rings, I fear that there will be devastating news.
I figured that those words did come out of KFed’s mouth since last year, he did a lengthy interview with Daphne Barak of The Daily Mail about Britney and her relationship with their sons. KFed also praised Daddy Spears in that interview, so it wouldn’t be surprising if they joined forces to collect another check for talking about their cash cow. But in a statement to TMZ, KFed shit on the article and its “lies.” He claimed he lost all trust in The Daily Mail a few months ago. HA!
“It saddens our family that Daphne Barak and Erbil Gunasti have decided to fabricate lies and publish the heart ache our family has endured, along with the trauma of our minor children in the Daily Mail and The Sun. We did allow Daphne & Bill into our home because we trusted them, but that trust was lost and we severed ties back in March for many reasons we choose not to go into here.”
Britney also spoke up about The Daily Mail’s article and said she hopes KFed and her son didn’t say the things they were quoted as saying:
And in a statement to Page Six, Britney’s lawyer Mathew Rosengart said that he’s contacted The Daily Mail to demand that they take down their “defamatory” article.
“The Daily Mail, through Daphne Barak, posted a story yesterday containing numerous false and defamatory fabrications concerning my client Britney Spears that are attributed to Kevin Federline and his children, in particular regarding ‘crystal meth.’
I have separately learnt that on several occasions, Ms. Barak sought to contact Britney under false pretenses, again using her minor children, which is exploitative, harassing, and outrageous. And moreover, Britney’s representatives were never contacted prior to the publication of the story, further demonstrating actual malice and reckless disregard for the truth.
Britney is indeed a public figure, but this conduct is beyond the pale and completely unacceptable. It is shoddy even by today’s standards of ‘journalism’ and the unfair scrutiny she has faced.”
The Daily Mail hasn’t hit the delete button on that article, and in fact, they’ve doubled down. A rep told TMZ that Daphne stands by her story, and KFed said what he said:
“Daphne Barak has assured us that the quotes attributed to Kevin and the family are accurate and fairly reflect the interviews conducted, in which Kevin expressed his fears that Britney might be using crystal meth to Daphne and to her producer Erbil Gunasti and members of the film crew. He did so clearly and repeatedly. Kevin also made it clear to Daphne that he hoped someone would expose the situation, as he saw it, because that would be the way to get help for Britney.”
So WHO to believe?! Do we believe the solid pillar of pure honesty that is KFed or the highly-esteemed journal of 100% truthiness that is The Daily Mail? Even Sophie had an easier choice.
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