FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 file photo, Britney Spears’ parents, Lynne Spears, left, and Jamie Spears arrive at court in Los Angeles. Testimony has opened in a defamation lawsuit against Britney Spears’ parents, with a top record executive, Barry Weiss, saying on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, he was never told that plaintiff Sam Lutfi was her manager. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A top recording executive testified Monday that he was Britney Spears’ “lifeline” during the darkest days of her well-documented meltdown and never heard that she had a new manager named Sam Lutfi.
Barry Weiss, who headed Jive Records, the label on which Spears recorded, said his Login to read more