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Britney Spears drops order
Updated: 2008-08-01 11:18

Britney Spears drops order

Britney Spears

Britney Spears won't extend the restraining order against former friend Sam Lutfi. The singer's attorney Samuel D. Ingham III confirmed the Britney and her co-conservator, her father Jamie, had decided not to apply for the order to continue.

He said: "Britney has made clear to everyone that she does not want to be further harassed or contacted in any way by Osama 'Sam' Lutfi, now or at anytime in the future." Lutfi also released a statement promising he would stay away from the troubled 26-year-old beauty.

The statement read: "Mr. Lutfi and Mr. Spears have mutually agreed in private that no hearing or order is necessary at this time." The restraining order - which prevented Lutfi from getting any closer than 250 yards from the 'Toxic' star - had been in place since February, when Jamie claimed Sam "drugged Britney, cut Britney's home phone line, removed her cell phone chargers and yelled at her."

As co-conservator of Britney's estate, Jamie has control over everybody Britney associates with, making the original order against Lutfi redundant. Ingham added: "During the temporary conservatorship, the conservators have the power to ensure that Lutfi will not harm Britney anymore. If Mr.

Lutfi makes any future attempt to contact Britney after the temporary conservatorship has concluded, Britney has made clear she will take all appropriate legal action."