Britney Spears Is Reportedly Getting Married

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Welcome back to celebrity-wedding season! Now that Kravis has finally finished getting married (I think), we can turn our attention to another exciting union: Britney Spears and her fiancé, Sam Asghari. People reports the couple will be getting married on Thursday in LA in a (relatively) intimate ceremony, with various outlets estimating somewhere between 50 and 100 guests. Sources say she will be wearing Versace, which is consistent with a since-deleted Instagram post by Spears in November.

Spears and Asghari, an actor and personal trainer, dated for the last five years of Spears’s 13-year-long conservatorship, which she has claimed did not allow her to get married or have children. The couple got engaged last year, shortly before the conservatorship was lifted. In April, Spears announced she was pregnant, though the couple subsequently revealed that they suffered a miscarriage, with Asghari telling GQ“When the baby’s ready, it’ll come.”

According to TMZ, Spears’s brother, Bryan, will be the only member of her immediate family at the wedding. She has spoken out publicly against her father, Jamie, who she says controlled her personal and financial decisions, including her romantic life, for the bulk of the conservatorship. During a court hearing in June 2021, Spears stated that she wanted to press charges against her father for what she described as an “abusive” arrangement. Her sister, Jamie Lynn, who Spears has said had offered little support during her conservatorship and whom she later accused of using the legal battle to “sell a book at my expense,” is not expected to be there – nor is their mother, Lynne , who Spears claims was complicit in the arrangement. As for Spears’s sons (Sean Preston, 16, and Jayden James, 15), they won’t be in attendance either. Mark Vincent Kaplan, a lawyer for their father, Kevin Federline, confirmed to People that while they were “happy for their mom,” they wanted to let Spears and Asghari have the spotlight. “It’s their night and they didn’t want to take away from them,” Kaplan explained.

The guest list might be light on immediate family, but People reports that it will be full of A-listers. Paris Hilton (a longtime supporter of Spears), Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Kate Hudson are reportedly set to attend the event – as is Selena Gomez, who previously got a shout-out from Spears on Instagram for sending her makeup.

Prior to Spears’s conservatorship, she was married twice – first in 2004 to Jason Allen Alexander and, soon after, to Kevin Federline, whom she divorced in 2007. This will be Asghari’s first marriage. In response to speculation from fans, he and Spears announced that they had signed an “ironclad prenup” ahead of their union. Congratulations to all!

This post has been updated.

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