Skip Nav
Award Season
58 Emmys Moments That You Definitely Didn't See on TV
Celebrity Pregnancies
18 People Who Are Pretty Sure Kylie Jenner Is Actually Kim Kardashian's Surrogate
Beyoncé Knowles
These Sexy Pictures of Beyoncé Will Keep You Up All Night

Britney Loses Visitation Rights, In Hospital for Possibly Two Weeks

Britney Loses Visitation Rights, Has Whole Family By Her Side

Britney Spears has lost all visitation rights with her children until further notice. Her and Kevin's respective legal teams were in court this afternoon after Mark Vincent Kaplan made it clear that's what he would be asking for. TMZ is reporting that her rights have been suspended entirely until their next hearing on January 14, also that there are other court orders that will be made public on Monday. Meanwhile, the only word out of Brit's camp is that her entire family — Lynne, Jamie Lynn, Jamie and Bryan — are with her in the hospital and asking that people pray for their girl. As they left the courtroom Kaplan commented to the press, "There are no winners here."

Other tidbits of news from this ongoing story are that Brit may end up staying in the hospital for two weeks. Also the LAPD will not file any charges against her regarding last night and the bruise that Jayden James had when he went into the hospital was not from last night and Britney supposedly had nothing do with it.

In case you missed any of our previous coverage of last night's Britney debacle, check out the story here, an update here and our poll on whether or not you all were surprised (you weren't) here. As much as I saw another breakdown coming for Brit, I never expected this.
Splash News Online

Join The Conversation
vanhoutte37 vanhoutte37 9 years
I stumbled accross this page and I just had to comment. LadyD is right. Not all mental disorders are biological. Bipolar is, however, most are not. There are a handful that are actually considered biological. I know this to be a fact, not from WebMD, but from my own experiance. Believe it or not, 13 years ago I was Britney " same behavior issues. " I even shaved my head too! Guess what! I didn't have bipolar or any biological mental illness...I had Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ( PTSD for short ). So for those of you out there who think all mental illness are biological and your just born with it, think again. You need to learn your SH** before speaking and insulting someone else for your ignorance. As for my own opinion, bast on my own experiance, I believe Britney is going through PTSD! The reason being, not all her actions can be explained with bipolar. It took years and misdiagnoses before the doctors got my diagnoses right. They too, thought I had bipolar. Guess what, the treatment for bipolar didn't work! I feel really bad for Britney and I'm not even a fan. I'm just a person with a conscience and a soul.
Venus80 Venus80 9 years
I dont understand why noone has noticed this.Britney is a heroin addict.She is speedballing by using cocaine and heroin at the same time.It explains her constant mood changes, her taking her clothes off and jumping into the cold ocean, her kicking the paramedics uncontrollably to where they had to strap her down. The clearly visible bruises on her arms,The psychotic look on her face, the constant smoking,the impulsive behavior, the not caring, the head shaving.She is showing all the signs of a full blown heroin addict.Maybe KFed got her on it who knows, but if she is on drugs, one of the very few drugs besides cocaine that leaves the system within 48 hours is heroin.They have heroin now that wont show up in drug tests.This dumb girl is going to die.Shes just concerned so much about partying that she isnt even noticing the devastating effects its having on her life and body.SAD.I had a drug addicted parent who was exactly like Britney.I know how drug abuse among parents can affect children and it breaks my heart to see children who dont deserve this horrible worthless mother they have, when they could be being raised in a stable enviroment with God fearing parents who love them.
sarathacoombs sarathacoombs 9 years
and yes I'm angry b/c no kid deserves to be treated this way.
sarathacoombs sarathacoombs 9 years
I feel so sorry for her boys who do not realize what's going on other then the fact they can't see their mom. As far as this crazy bitch goes, not being able to see her kids should be enough kick in the ass to make her want to get better. Instead she heads to Vegas with her current pap/boytoy. YOU STUPID ASS BITCH. WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH YOU?!?!? If you are that fucking crazy you don't deserve kids but the fact is the boys need you (b/c to them you are just their Mother). Being a mother is the best and easiest job in the world. It's so easy to love and want to take care of your own child. Britney Spears makes me sick!! You don't get any lower then that!
Jinx Jinx 9 years
Wow, what a thread. The Fraggle Rock avi cheered me up! :D
anuraselene anuraselene 9 years
Look. Regardless of whether or not she "deserves" all this, I'd like to say that I am with her and her family (in spirit). I will pray that she heals.
cnyc1a cnyc1a 9 years
I'm going to go with the New York times on this one and agree that This just might be one huge P.R. stunt. I must have been on a caffeine low last night trying to be all sympathetic .., What was I thinking? Anyone who flips the fuck out , pulls out her IV, yells and degrades the medical staff who is trying to help you, is an asshole. That is exactly what I would tell my Aunt who was bi-polar when she was having an attack. I would yell at her and tell her to stop being an asshole and relax. That's when she would simmer down because if we gave in to her episodes that clearly she would take advantage of us. Oh and Dr.Phil coming to her rescue and trying to help her while asking her to come on his show is suppose to be healthy? At this point she should ask Dr.Doolittle for advice.
Ginger Ginger 9 years
:rotfl: Yea... crazy and caffeinated. That's her routine. I see Pop added a new post on the breakout, so I'll move over there.
Woop Woop 9 years
at least she'll be trying to stick to a routine. baby steps, ginger. baby steps.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
Just as I said earlier...bitter and angry. And the mental health disorder can pretty much be thrown out the window...since the hospital let her go!!!
Ginger Ginger 9 years
What are the odds that we'll see her driving somewhere before the night is over?? And how long before Popsugar writes a post on this development? Hope there isn't another umbrella showdown at Kevin's, because her kids don't need another trauma right now and she's going to be really mad that she lost all visitation for ten days. I'm pretty sure the possibility of this is why Kaplan rushed into court yesterday to seal that up.
Woop Woop 9 years
Oh noes. that's not good. :(
Ginger Ginger 9 years
Yep! TMZ and D-Listed have it so far. It's what I've been saying all along, 5150 is 72 hours max, not minimum and she could be out driving around by the weekend.
Woop Woop 9 years
Ginger are you serious?!!! She's out?!! Wha???
Ginger Ginger 9 years
Yada yada yada... and now she is out and on the move. Reports say the hospital sprang her this morning, without even telling any of the principals involved. Hope Kevin has extra security on call.
Woop Woop 9 years
BTW, I just read on tmz that britney is pitching major fits and demanding to leave. pulled out her iv, yelling at staff, etc. yikes, if true. :?
Woop Woop 9 years
er, I meant - A mother who mistreats her children due to mental illness is much more sympathetic than a selfish, drug addicted one.
Woop Woop 9 years
It seems that according to her people (sam), she's now got some form of bipolar disorder. Early last year they said she had PPD, then it was bulimia, then she couldn't go to her deposition becuase of generalized anxiety disorder, and now she has some form of bipolar. The public may never truly know what is going on with her unless her doctors come out and state it publicly which would never happen as long as HIPPAA and other doctor/patient confidentiality laws are around. The only way I can see the true diagnosis coming out would be her docs being compelled by a court to divulge it for some reason. Until something like happens, her people can say whatever they need to say to in public and the docs can't say anything. How is it that X-17 and Life & Style got word that the drug tests were clean so quickly? Mothers who mistreat their children due to mental illness is much more sympathetic than a selfish, drug addicted one.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
We shall see how this ends. The whole situation reads like the Head -shaving/Umbrella incident...where she went to rehab and came out bitter and angry. This time is was refusing to return her children to Kevin Federline, and now she's been forced into a psychological evaluation...when she finally comes down, I see her coming out again bitter and angry. She clearly has these scary moments where she snaps, but most of her behavior in between is just her being an ego-maniac. Being a "pop star" looking for the attention.
Kitten98 Kitten98 9 years
OMG. Please, everyone, let the medical professionals that are actually treating the girl diagnose her. We don't even know for sure whether she has a mental disorder, addiction, or some combination of both, or whether she's a self-centered, spoiled attention wh*re who's angry at her ex-husband. In ALL likelihood she's mentally unstable but that's for her doctors to figure out. And if she hurt one of her children or anyone else for that matter, she could still be held criminally responsible.
Padraigin Padraigin 9 years
So if she hurts her children because she has a mental illness, it's not her fault? Good to know.
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 9 years
It is amazing how people can sit here and preach what Britney should and shouldn't have done. Bottom line...the girl has a mental problem. Whether it is bi polar or schizophrenia or whatever...nobody knows. But, everyone seems to forget if it is a problem like that...it is NOT her fault. It is a chemical imbalance and she needs medication. When you take meds like Lithium or whatever meds will help, the feeling when you are on them can be almost like you aren't alive, like you are just there, like a blob. You have no emotion, no feeling at all. Believe me, I have been with people who were on them. It is not something that a person who is bi polar will like. And, lots of times they start feeling better and think they can go off their meds, which, of course is not the case. Instead of belittling and coming down on Britney people should be getting her help. I know they have tried in the past and it hasn't worked. But this is a LIFELONG thing she is going to have to deal with. There will be good days and bad. There will be times she feels she can go off meds and maybe she will. She just needs to understand she CAN'T. Maybe that will get through to her now. None of this means she doesn't love her kids either. In fact, she probably loves them more than anything. Mental diseases destroy families,marriages, and people. It is not something to take lightly or be chastised for. She truly can't help it. It often rears its ugly head in the early twenties and also during and after pregnancy. Think about it..she started acting "strange" when she married Jason Alexander, then she married KFed and had 2 babies back to back. Then, the problems in the marriage started and she filed for divorce. All that chaos was a sign. And now recently with Jamie Lynn getting pregnant. It just spiraled out of control from there. To me, with everything that has happened with the court rulings being somewhat lenient, it sounds like everyone knows she has a mental disorder and they don't want to take her boys away completely and forever. They just want her to get help. I hope she does. I hope she realizes that she needs to stay on whatever meds they give her so she can have a relationship with her sons. Even if Kevin retains physical custody for awhile, the boys need a mother. But they need a mother that is healthy. My wish for Britney is that she can get healthy and stay healthy for her sons and for her own sanity and life. She has always been described as a loving and giving person. A sweet girl. I would love to see that person again. As I am sure her family would too.
bluesuze bluesuze 9 years
So on the 14th there will be another hearing, and if they give her parenting rights again, I am going to lose complete respect for whatever insitution is making that decision. Jeez, what does someone have to do to get their kids taken away? Clearly she doesn't want them, she hasn't shown up to court, what, like for or 5 times for the custody hearings and when she did show finally she was 2 hours late? She's a danger to these kids.
kelsen kelsen 9 years
"And if you haven't figured it out..Britney is addicted to the papparazzi..she loves the media and fame! She LOVES it. She is even fooling around with a papparazzo so when she is so fame hungry, she can't complain about them taking her photos. That's part of the package of being a celebrity and if honestly that is their biggest complaint in life..that photog's follow them..they have no idea how bad some people actually have it with REAL problems." NO ONE, no matter how much they court the paps, deserves to have them chase and crowd their ambulance, taking photos. There has to be a line SOMEWHERE. It's a public safety hazard (as is the paps chasing down cars) and a hazard to the patient. Just my opinion. Secondly, as several posters have stated repeatedly, we don't know for sure the situation, but it's quite possible Britney is not herself right now, doesn't realize she needs help, etc. She and her family are in my prayers. You can have compassion for someone without being in denial or blaming others for their situation.
Princess-Rebecca Princess-Rebecca 9 years
What a surprise (not)
Britney Spears's Outdoor Workout on Instagram
Celebrities at the MTV VMAs | Pictures
Does Britney Spears Lip Sync?
Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me a River" About Britney Spears
From Our Partners
Latest Celebrity & Entertainment
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds