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Britney's Been Restrained and Exploited

Britney's Been Restrained and Exploited

After Britney's breakdown last week, we can't really say that we're surprised to see that she's the unfortunate cover girl of this week's magazines, covering everything from her mental illness to her children to suicide watch. The latest news on Brit is that the LAPD filed a five-day restraining order against Britney last week to keep her kids safe. Even though the order ends today, Britney still won't have any custody of the kids until the next hearing on Monday.

As for the whole Dr. Phil situation, the Spears family sent a representative to the Today Show this morning to publicly accuse Dr. Phil of violating their trust by making public statements and exploiting Britney. We still can't figure out why they ever trusted him in the first place.

To check out the video of the family's rep saying how much Dr. Phil sucks, just

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CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
Oh please the fact that they even ASKED Dr Phil to go see her, means they KNEW his repuation and that it would all get out in the open!! they are just backtracking to make themselves look better and using phil as the bad guy He has helped alot of people, you might not agree with him, and he might not be "licensed" but neither is my mother and she is a wonderful counselor.
Dollylo Dollylo 9 years
The only thing I could say is that I hope she'll gat the help she needs from professional and real doc (not like this weirdo one!)
wicca_08 wicca_08 9 years
THis is very informative!
Merlin713 Merlin713 9 years
This is exactly what she wants. Just another day.
exyank exyank 9 years
Dr Phil is a clinical psychologist. I don't believe he would actually violate the family's trust. I think they're trying to cover up for what they asked of him, personally. I think they asked him to go and talk to Britney and gave him free rein in the situation, and now they've realised it backfired and they want to cover it up. I'm not much of a fan of Dr Phil (I find his advice really simplistic and his approach blunt and indelicate), but the Spears family are known for whoring out their children and are definitely one big publicity machine. If I have to choose between the integrity of Dr Phil and Lynn Spears, I'm not picking Lynn.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
she should just be left alone...with no attention she won't be having outbursts
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 9 years
This whole thing is just sad...
tiabia tiabia 9 years
As for Dr. Phil...the Spears family is clearly jumping on the bandwagon. If the public had LOVED the idea of the Dr. Phil intervention, the Spears family would have gone along with it...but since the public is "angered" by it...well then, Dr. Phil used them. How funny, since they did call him in the first place.
gossipqueen gossipqueen 9 years
I HATE 'Dr.' Phil...but I can't stop thinking that this is all DAMAGE CONTROL...they're throwing him to the sharks now that the hillbillies saw the publics reaction to a "public" intervention... like I said... the whole family is going to hell...
Spidey59 Spidey59 9 years
Just lock her up, get herself clean, all this is doing is screwing everything up, I don't care what Dr.phils says, and I don't care what britney is doing, Does not concern me, What does concern me is that the family got someone to speak for them on the today show, This Lou Taylor basicelly comes out and says that it's okey to have sex at 15 or 16 years old, now if that's ok with La. or any other southern state, then this country is screwed up. No it's not ok. with all this hype about the spears family, I think they all need to see a Dr. People wake up, Actions speak louder than Words, and I'm seeing a lot of problems & and getting paid to have all of this. I see Britney's future in the Porn bussiness,and don't say no way, cus the way she going, that will the only bussiness that will give her a contract, and for her sister, well like every other under age MINOR (yes I said CHILD) her future is just as screwed, The father most likley use the spears name just to get famous or rich,either way. And if their mother ever gets that book release, I will buy it and give to my kids as a reference as NOT what to do to raise your kids.
epicurean_Essy epicurean_Essy 9 years
*Sigh* I miss how Britney used to look in that People magazine cover. Those were some good times, you know, before she went crazy.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
Britney Spears isn't going ANTYWHERE!!! Sure she probably needs to, but since her ego is fed by this constant attention, she won't let that monster sleep...EVER. It's pretty evident that Britney Spears is Anna Nicole Smith 2.0 (ANS 2.0)!!! She's even got the major players: got her Howard K. Stern in Sam Lufti (who is also her Dr. Kapoor), Her 'Kim' the assistant in "cousin" Alli, and her Larry Birkhead photographer friend in Adnan and any other pap she picks up along the way!!!
Melissa-Rae Melissa-Rae 9 years
I blame Britney too, please don't think that I am excusing her. I guess because I see her as 100% looney tunes right now and I can't really expect anything better from her, I am more angry at the magazines, who are clear headed, and are exploiting it for their own monetary gain. So they just rank a bit higher on the scale right now. I hope that makes sense.
outofhere outofhere 9 years
I agree Jillness. I think the same thing when I see pictures of her posted at fan sites or in avatars used by fans or things like her perfume ad. These pictures are not the real Britney, why don't they use pictures of what she looks like today? That's the reality. And you're so right, Britney exploits Britney and sadly she uses her children as well. Thank goodness they're not with her right now.
Jillness Jillness 9 years
The People cover's picture is so old! It doesn't do anyone any good to cling desperately to the past. Not Brit, not her fans. Everyone needs to deal with what she is here and now.
Jillness Jillness 9 years
Good points, Le Etiana! I bet she is thinking, "Take that, Jamie Lynn" right now. Especially considering the fact that we now can confirm that Britney calls the parazzi (as X17 told Ryan Seacrest this morning), I don't think anyone exploits Britney more than SHE does to herself.
outofhere outofhere 9 years
I agree with you Melissa Rae - the children are the ones who are/will suffer from all of this. But I suspect we differ on who is to blame. Britney brought this all on herself and continues to keep this boat afloat. A Mother protects her children, she does nothing of the sort. And by now its obvious her children are not her priority.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
:rotfl: Greggie. Britney Spears is full of nauseating mental images...LOL
tiabia tiabia 9 years
2 more inches on each side, and that Spears family "representative" would have a full on mullet...representative, indeed!!!
Melissa-Rae Melissa-Rae 9 years
Britney hatred/love aside...These covers are ridiculous. Don't think they realize that her sons can and most likely WILL see these in the future? UGH. Don't worry about her but seriously, respect her kids. They didn't chose this life, they didn't chose their mother and they don't deserve this. The majority of these stories are greatly exaggerated if not completely false and these kids will have to face all of this. I'm so infuriated right now. No child deserves this.
Greggie Greggie 9 years
Just as long as it's not Dr Phil she blows. I don't need that mental image.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 9 years
LOL Greggie! I thought the same thing with the accent!
SwtLikeCandi1 SwtLikeCandi1 9 years
I am REALLY sick of hearing about her AWFUL life!!
Greggie Greggie 9 years
I figured you just went Irish. "You got me back! Now let go of me Lucky Charms!"
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