“‘I fear she’s on meth — I’ve been praying somebody would make it public and that she wakes up. It’s terrifying. She is the mom of my boys,’” Barak claimed that the previous dancer instructed her in regards to the Crossroads actress, in an article that was printed on Saturday, June 10.
Federline — who coparents sons Sean Preston, 17, and Jayden James, 16, with Spears — fervently denied the allegations.
“It saddens our household that Daphne Barak and Erbil Gunasti have determined to manufacture lies and publish the heartache our household has endured, together with the trauma of our minor youngsters within the Every day Mail and The Solar,” the Celeb Match Membership alum wrote in a Sunday, June 11, Instagram Story assertion. “We did enable Daphne & Invoice into our house as a result of we trusted them, however that belief was misplaced and we severed ties again in March for a lot of causes we select not to enter right here. It is rather distressing that she continues to harass our household when we’ve got repeatedly requested her to go away us alone.”
Federline — who additionally shares children Kaleb and Kori with ex Shar Jackson and two daughters with spouse Victoria Prince — famous that he and his sons spoke with each Barak and Gunasti “just a few occasions” however solely in a “respectful approach with love & compassion for Britney and the Spears household.”
The DJ concluded: “The lies and makes an attempt to take advantage of minors as clickbait is one other repulsive instance of the place, sadly, sure journalism is immediately.”
Spears has additionally seemingly responded to the allegations. “The truth that individuals are claiming issues that aren’t true is so unhappy,” she wrote by way of Instagram on Sunday. “This will not even be [my sons] saying such issues as a result of it doesn’t make any sense to me for them to be saying that. … It makes me unhappy as a result of I attempted so onerous to make issues good for [Preston and Jayden] and it was by no means ok. So that you guys go behind my again and speak about me, it breaks my coronary heart. It’s unhappy as a result of everybody sits again as if that’s OK to make up lies to that extent.”
The “Stronger” songstress and Federline were married between 2004 and 2006. After their divorce, they continued coparenting Sean Preston and Jayden earlier than Spears discovered herself at odds together with her boys.
“I feel Mother has struggled giving us each consideration and displaying us equal love, and I don’t suppose she confirmed sufficient to Preston and I really feel actually unhealthy for that,” Jayden claimed to the Daily Mail in September 2022. “We’ve each been by way of a lot stress previously that that is our protected place now, to course of all of the emotional trauma we’ve been by way of to heal our psychological state.”
Spears responded to his allegations via her Instagram on the time, noting that she “tried my finest at being the perfect particular person I might be” whereas beneath her conservatorship. (Spears was placed under a conservatorship run by her father, Jamie Spears, in 2013 following a sequence of public struggles. It was eventually terminated in November 2021.)