Britney Spears’ mom Lynne compelled the singer to annul her 55-hour marriage to childhood good friend Jason Alexander, claims divorce lawyer Mark Goldberg.
The now-retired lawyer who suggested Alexander says that neither the “Poisonous” singer nor Alexander wished the nuptials annulled, however have been compelled to take action by Lynne Spears and Britney’s administration group.
“It was the mom interfering in and inserting herself into her daughter’s life,” Goldberg informed The Day by day Mail. “She got here to Las Vegas, threw Jason out, and obtained him a aircraft ticket residence.”
Goldberg says that when the younger couple referred to as Lynne Spears the morning after the nuptials, “all hell broke unfastened.”
In January 2004, Spears married Alexander at A Little White Wedding ceremony Chapel in Las Vegas. The vows have been annulled a scant 55 hours later by a petition that acknowledged the performer “lacked understanding of her actions.” The pair, each now 39, had grown up collectively within the small city of Kentwood, Louisiana.
Goldberg says that Alexander contacted him after the annulment on the lookout for authorized assist.
“Jason was on the lookout for recommendation,” Goldberg remembered. “He was very emotional and upset. Britney had referred to as him to return to Las Vegas. She was there with pals as I recall, and she or he paid for his airfare to return.
“As I bear in mind it, it was Britney’s thought to get married. He stated they hadn’t been consuming or doing medicine – or no less than they weren’t drunk.”
Goldberg says that he repeatedly requested Alexander if both of them have been incapacitated attributable to alcohol or medicine, however “he was clear, they weren’t… they only actually cherished one another.”
“Jason was confused as a result of he cherished Britney and he didn’t wish to damage her, however he was very afraid of her mom and administration,” he continued. “This wasn’t a stranger she’d simply picked up. That they had recognized one another for years. He thought if he performed the sport and did what they requested she’d come round, and he and Britney can be collectively.”
Goldberg famous: “I actually imagine this explicit occasion had a detrimental impression on Britney Spears’s life – the best way she’s been managed and the toll that has taken.”
Alexander’s model of what occurred is remarkably just like Goldberg’s account.
He not too long ago appeared on the “Poisonous: The Britney Spears Story” podcast the place he opened up in regards to the quickie marriage and asserts that he was deceived into signing the annulment.
“They informed me if I’d signal the contracts — the annulment — they’d let me and Britney proceed our relationship, and if we felt the identical method in six months they’d give us a correct marriage,” Alexander recalled. “So I had no purpose to imagine in any other case. I assumed that’s what the reality was. They have been permitting Britney and I to nonetheless have cellphone communication.”
“So we have been speaking day by day and I nonetheless believed the story I used to be informed,” he continued. “That they have been going to allow us to proceed to speak after which we’d have this marriage, proper, sooner or later if we felt the identical method.”
However Alexander says that precisely one month after signing the annulment, Spears’ cellphone mysteriously stopped working.
“Actually the day after, like, the 30 days was up, I bear in mind making an attempt to name the quantity I had for Britney and it was like, ‘Beep, beep, beep (imitating a name disconnect sound),’” he stated. “I’m like ‘F–okay they obtained me! Motherf–kers!’ In order that was it.”
Seven months later Spears married dancer, Kevin Federline. The couple had two sons, Sean, 15, and Jayden, 14, earlier than Spears filed for divorce in 2006.
The “Crossroads” actress has been in a protracted authorized battle together with her father over his conservatorship, which she claims has been “abusive.” Britney has retained a brand new lawyer, Matthew Rosengart to assist finish the conservatorship.
Lynne Spears’ lawyer didn’t reply for remark.