Britney Spears' Rep: Boyfriend Abuse Claims Are "Laughable"

Celebrity News Dec. 1, 2010 AT 2:46PM
Britney Spears' Rep: Boyfriend Abuse Claims Are "Laughable" Credit: Flynet Pictures

Britney Spears' rep and manager are both slamming tabloid Star and RadarOnline for publishing articles claiming that the singer's beau, Jason Trawick, abused her.

On Wednesday, Radar posted a recording purportedly of Spears, who turns 29 Thursday, chatting with ex, Jason Alexander. During the chat Alexander asks, "I thought he proposed to you or something at the beach." The person, claming to be Spears, replies: "Before or after he beat on me?" It comes on the heels of Star's new cover which screams, "Jason Beat Me Up."

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"Every aspect of the story published by Star Magazine is completely and utterly false and Star Magazine was informed of the falsity of this story before it was published," reps for Spears tell UsMagazine.com in a statement.

"The statements attributed to Jason Alexander are a complete fabrication as Britney has not had any form of communication with Mr. Alexander in years. The audio recording posted on Radaronline this morning purporting to be between Britney Spears and Jason Alexander is so obviously fake as to be laughable. Suffice it to say, that Jason Trawick has never laid a hand on Britney."

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The statement continues: "These irresponsible statements are defamatory and Britney Spears' legal team will be taking legal action against all of the appropriate parties."

Similarly, the singer's manager Larry Rudolph tells UsMagazine.com that both outlets have printed "fabricated" stories.

"This is 100 percent not true," he says. "The recording is not Britney."

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Spears has been dating Trawick, who was previously her agent, since 2009.

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