Britney Spears Still Battling Sam Lutfi

Jul. 23 2009, Published 8:25 a.m. ET

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Even while her concert tour continues to wow fans around Europe, attorneys for Britney Spears and her parents continue to do face down Sam Lutfi in a Los Angeles court.

The latest salvo was filed by mom Lynne Spears who is defending herself against Lutfi’s allegation that her memoir, Through the Storm: A Real Story of Fame and Family in a Tabloid World defamed him.  In legal papers obtained by, Lynne claims that she has every legal right to voice her “opinion” that Lutfi is a “fake” and Svengali”   Her legal team also asserts that Lutfi’s allegations that the book caused him to be shunned, criticized and unemployable “groundless.”

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Britney wraps the European leg of the tour in Moscow this weekend.  She’s taking a month off before doing another round of US appearances.



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