Kevin Federline is slamming a latest report that claimed he “fears” ex Britney Spears has been utilizing crystal meth.
The previous backup dancer – who was married to Spears from 2004 to 2007 – referred to as out journalist Daphne Barak for “fabricating” his quotes, alleging to TMZ that she “lied” in a “distressing” report revealed by The Solar and Each day Mail on Saturday.
“It saddens our household that Daphne Barak and Erbil Gunasti have determined to manufacture lies and publish the center ache our household has endured, together with the trauma of our minor youngsters within the Each day Mail and The Solar,” Federline, 45, informed TMZ Sunday, referencing Gunasti, who has labored on a number of tasks with Barak.
“We did enable Daphne & Invoice into our dwelling as a result of we trusted them, however that belief was misplaced and we severed ties again in March for a lot of causes we select not to enter right here.”
Federline additional claimed that Barak was harassing him.
“It is vitally distressing that she continues to harass our household when we have now repeatedly requested her to depart us alone,” he mentioned.
“As was beforehand revealed, our household did communicate with Ms. Barak and Mr. Gunasti a couple of instances, and this was executed in a respectful method with love & compassion for Britney and the Spears household. Her lies and makes an attempt to use minors is click on bait and one other repulsive instance of the place, sadly, sure journalism has sunk right now.”
Though Gunasti’s byline didn’t seem on the story, he shared the story by way of LinkedIn, describing the report as “our unique.”
“The query is: Isn’t it time to be actual for a second and take note of the message on this cowl story? There’s a likelyhood [sic] we might lose one more movie star for no cause,” he added within the submit.
Web page Six has reached out to Federline’s rep for remark, together with Barak and Gunasti.
It seems Spears additionally reacted to the report on Sunday, writing partly by way of Instagram, “The truth that persons are claiming issues that aren’t true is so unhappy … This may increasingly not even be them saying such issues as a result of it doesn’t make any sense to me for them to be saying that.
“It breaks my coronary heart and the information is so low … l’ve at all times felt just like the information bullies me … It’s unhappy as a result of everybody sits again as if that’s alright to make up lies to that extent … Why am I informed I’ve to take a seat again and rise above ??? Once they all go so low ??? Hopefully it’s simply the information being hateful.”
Spears, 41, has not additional addressed the allegations.
Within the preliminary report, Barak alleged Federline informed her, “I concern [Britney’s] on meth – I’ve been praying somebody would make it public and that she wakes up … It’s terrifying. She is the mom of my boys.”
Elsewhere within the report, the journalist claims Britney’s estranged father, Jamie Spears, informed her that he feared his daughter was heading down the identical tragic street as Amy Winehouse, who died of alcohol poisoning at age 27 in 2011.
“Britney might die like Amy,” Jamie, 70, allegedly mentioned, referencing the “Again to Black” singer.
“Evaluate her wellness then and the way she is doing now,” Jamie, whom Britney accused of abuse throughout his time as her conservator, allegedly went on.
The report additionally alleged that her and Federline’s sons – Sean Preston, 17, and Jayden, 16 – claimed to have seen medicine delivered to their mom’s dwelling.
The report comes multiple 12 months after Britney’s conservatorship, which managed practically each facet of her life for over a decade, got here to an finish.
Web page Six was first to report final month that Britney gave her youngsters permission to maneuver to Hawaii with their dad after Federline threatened to take her to court docket.
The “Circus” hitmaker — who lately deactivated her Instagram account once more — is now married to health guru Sam Asghari. The 2 celebrated their first marriage ceremony anniversary this week.