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Sam Asgari fiercely defends Britney Spears, slams ‘disgusting’ profiteers who take advantage of her talent


In a strong show of support, actor and fitness trainer Sam Asghari took to social media to defend his wife, Britney Spears, against those who used her story for their own gain. Asghari’s video, which he shared via Instagram Story, comes amid rumors of problems in their marriage and ahead of an upcoming TMZ documentary that sheds light on the controversial guardianship Spears has been under.

Addressing the issue, Asgari expressed his displeasure with the way some individuals in Spears’ inner circle had falsely presented her experiences, saying, “I found it absolutely disgusting to the people who were in her life at the time when she didn’t have a voice that they went and told her story.” As if it was their story. It was so disgusting.” He further criticized the treatment Spears suffered, saying, “How are you going to take the most influential person of our generation, the princess of pop, America’s sweetheart, and put her in jail…use her as a money-making machine…and then suddenly, 15 years later, when she’s free … Now you’re going to put her under a microscope and tell her story? No, that’s disgusting too, so don’t do it.”

Spears, 41, was released from her 13-year conservatory in November 2021, and revealed that she felt victimized by the arrangement. Since then, she has used her social media platforms to vent her frustrations and address grievances with the family members involved in the custody, especially her father, Jamie Spears. Asghari’s emotional defense of his wife comes as the couple faces speculation about the state of their marriage, though Asghari’s representative clarified earlier this year that the absence of a wedding ring was due to filming commitments.

This isn’t the first time Asghari has shown unwavering support for Spears. In the past, he has defended her against bullying and backlash online, acknowledging the intense scrutiny she has faced throughout her life. Asghari’s lyrics reflect the sentiments of many fans who believe in Spears’ right to tell her story and regain her independence.

As the upcoming TMZ documentary “TMZ Investigates: Britney Spears: The Price of Freedom” prepares to air on Fox, Asgari’s video appeal appears to be aimed at those involved with the project. His impassioned defense reflects the desire shared by supporters of Spears’ novel to be respected and accurately presented.

Britney Spears’ journey continues to captivate the public, sparking important conversations about independence, mental health, and power dynamics in the entertainment industry. As the world watches, it remains to be seen how the next chapter in her life unfolds and if she will finally discover the freedom she has always sought.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.