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Amanda Bynes Has the Hots for Zac Efron and Thinks She’s Headed Back to College

Because it wouldn’t be an interesting news day without some mention of formerly funny actress Amanda Bynes, she’s kept the Twitter rants coming and, believe us, they’re worth the read.

Jason Marshall | November 1, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Amanda Bynes’ First Twitter Rant Since Release from Psychiatric Hold

This morning, we updated you on Amanda Bynes’ whereabouts, since she’s no longer in psychiatric hold and was seen wandering the streets of LA last night.

Now that she’s free, Amanda has once again returned to social media to go on a disturbing Twitter rant, where she addresses the rumors about her parents, her legal troubles,…

Kaitlyn Laurie | October 31, 2014 - 12:46 pm

The Man Behind Amanda Bynes’ Psych Hold Was Also Responsible For Britney Spears’ 2008 Meltdown

As we reported yesterday, Amanda Bynes’ recent string of concerning behavior culminated in an involuntary psychiatric hold in Los Angeles.

TMZ has new details about how the actress’ parents created a successful “ruse” for their daughter – and their plans involve a name that might sound dangerously familiar to you.

Mindy Lee | October 11, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Sam Lutfi Claims These Troubled Texts Are From Britney Spears

Remember Sam Lutfi, the former paparazzo who claimed Britney Spears had verbally made him her manager and then sued her family for libel and breach of contract? Well, he’s letting his mouth run again.

This week, Brit’s ex pal tweeted screenshots of several troubling texts that he claims were sent to him by…

Gabrielle Chung | December 5, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Britney Spears’ Defamation Trial: 8 Claims in Her Ex-Manager’s Case (VIDEO)

Britney Spears’ legal battle against her ex-manager has begun — and the heated allegations are already flying.

Osama “Sam” Lutfi is suing the pop star and her parents — Lynne and Jamie Spears — for breach of contract, defamation and libel. Lutfi — who signed on as Spears’ manager in June 2007 — is taking…

Cory Lopez | October 19, 2012 - 10:37 am

Lindsay Lohan: Stalked by Sam Lutfi?

Lindsay Lohan’s mystery caller might have been identified.

TMZ reports that associates of troubled actress Lohan—who’s recently been receiving harassing phone calls and text messages while undergoing rehab treatment at the Betty Ford Center—believe that the person behind the calls is none other than Osama “Sam” Lutfi, the self-styled former manager of Britney

Celebuzz | December 17, 2010 - 10:55 am

Sam Lutfi To Pay Britney $123,000?

Osama “Sam” Lutfi might want to pick up some extra work—it sounds like he might be in for some lean financial times.
People magazine reports that Britney Spears’ legal team is asking a Los Angeles court to make Lutfi pay up $123,142 to cover legal fees.
Spears’ team obtained a three-year restraining order

Celebuzz | May 12, 2009 - 2:45 pm

Sam Lutfi Refuses to Be Restrained

Say what you will about Osama “Sam” Lutfi—he’s nothing if not tenacious.
Britney Spears’ former self-styled manager was slapped with a permanent restraining order on Tuesday, barring him from coming within 100 yards of Spears or her family, and from contacting them via phone, mail or e-mail.
But he’s not going down without…

Celebuzz | April 30, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Britney Spears: Unfit to Testify?

Britney Spears has had a lot to say on the concert stage lately, but don’t expect her to be getting chatty in a courtroom anytime soon.
E! Online reports that the “Womanizer” songbird  most likely won’t be testifying in the ongoing legal battle between her former self-styled manager, Osama “Sam” Lutfi, and her father/conservator,

Celebuzz | April 22, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Adnan Ghalib Turns Himself In

Celebuzz | February 26, 2009 - 6:29 am

Sam Lutfi: Terror by Text Message?

If you want to know what’s really going on in a woman’s life, ask her hair dresser. Especially if it’s Britney Spears’ hair dresser. The Associated Press reports that Roberta Romero, the woman responsible for Spears’ coif for more than a year, testified in court yesterday that Spears’ former “manager,” Osama “Sam” Lutfi, scared Spears…

Betsy Waldman | February 26, 2009 - 6:00 am

Sam Lutfi and Adnan Ghalib’s Restraining Orders Extended

A Los Angeles judge has extended a temporary restraining order against Britney Spears’ former confidante and alleged ex-manager Sam Lutfi, as well as her ex-boyfriend Adnan Ghalib, barring them from having any contact with the rejuvenated singer.
The Associated Press reports that the order has been extended until Wednesday to allow the judge more…

Betsy Waldman | February 23, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Sam Lutfi to Britney Spears: “Sue You!”

Britney Spears’ former manager Sam Lutfi feels like he’s been done wrong by his former client and her family, and he’s suing-mad about it.
People magazine reports that 34-year-old Lutfi filed a lawsuit against Britney and her parents, Jamie and Lynne Spears, for defamation and breach of contract in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Celebuzz | February 3, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Who’s Controlling Britney Spears?

Attorney for Britney Spears, Samuel Ingham, testified two months ago that his client should be kept out of legal proceedings because “they could be harmful to her” as a result of her delicate mental state. In keeping with his request, Spears is not present at today’s hearing where her lawyers are convening with Court Commissioner…

Celebuzz | July 31, 2008 - 5:50 pm

Sam Lutfi Wants His Claws in Britney Spears

Britney Spearsformer confidante, late-night shopping partner, and alleged tranquilizer provider Sam Lutfi is pondering not signing the extension of a restraining order that has been in place since February.
“Sam won’t sign a permanent stay-away,” a source tells E!.
Aside from paparazzi pal Adnan Ghalib, Sam was one of the only people…

Celebuzz | July 30, 2008 - 1:52 pm