Britney's Lawyer Wants a Divorce

Attorney tries to extricate herself from the starlet's messy custody battle
By Heather McPherson,  Newser User
Posted Aug 18, 2007 3:48 PM CDT
Britney's Lawyer Wants a Divorce
Britney Spears arrives to the showing of Kimora Lee Simmons' Baby Phat fall 2007 collection in this Feb. 2, 2007 file photo during Fashion Week in New York. She very cooperatively posed for shots in April FOR Allure magazine. When it came to sitting for the interview she had also agreed to, that became...   (Associated Press)

Britney's hot-shot divorce lawyer is on the verge of jumping ship, the New York Daily News reports.  Laura Wasser seems to think Britney's become bad business; she referred the pop star to other legal talent for continuing help with her her messy custody battle over her two sons with Kevin Federline.

Wasser, whose clients include Angelina Jolie and Nick Leahy, hasn't been returning calls, but tabloids speculate that she's decided Britney's just gotten too trashy to handle. Meanwhile Britney's still keeping gossip columns well-fed: she spent the last two nights in a Beverly Hills hotel with reality TV magician Criss Angel. (More Britney Spears stories.)

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