Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV



FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, singer Britney Spears arrives at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis honoring Richard Branson in Beverly Hills, Calif. Testimony is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in a libel, defamation and breach of contract case filed against Spears and her parents by the singer�s former confidante and manager, Osama �Sam� Lutfi. He is seeking a share of Spears� fortune and claims he has was unfairly vilified by the singer�s mother in her 2008 book, which accused Lutfi of drugging and isolating the pop star before she had to be hospitalized. (AP Photo/Vince Bucci, file)