Los Angeles - Britney Spears' ex-manager Sam Lufti claims he found crystal meth in the star's home, according to TMZ.
The X Factor USA judge's former manager is set to bring up
damaging drug claims about the period before her 2008 meltdown in his
upcoming trial, according to legal documents filed about the court
Britney's former manager is suing her and her parents, Lynn and Jamie,
for "slander, libel and defamation aimed at discrediting, destroying
and physically and emotionally intimidating" him.
obtained by TMZ, refers to a June 2007 incident in which "drug-sniffing
dogs found a cache of crystal meth in her home" when he allegedly
unleashed them on her property.
Britney fit to testify says Sam
documents state: "Britney should further testify that drug dogs found
hot spots of drug residue in the carpeting, where her young sons [ages 1
and 3] played during visits."
Sam insists he tried to help the
singer stay off drugs before he was fired in 2009, even shampooing and
eventually replacing her carpets to hide the evidence.
to the paperwork submitted to the court, Britney's former manager who is
suing the star and her parents for breach of contract and defamation
also plans to quiz her over comments she made to him saying her father
Jamie was an "abusive alcoholic" and a "violent racist".
father and attorney Andrew Wallet have been in charge of her legal
affairs since her breakdown, but Sam is currently fighting for the
singer to appear in court in person. According to Sam, he want Britney
to set the record straight about supposed statements made by her parents
claiming he drugged her and cut her phone wires.
conservators claiming she is not fit enough to testify, he believes her
"articulate" recent appearances alongside Simon Cowell on X Factor USA prove she is fit enough to testify.