Britney married Sam Askari, whose ex-husband Jason was arrested for breaking up a marriage
LOS ANGELES: Pop singer Britney Spears married her longtime boyfriend Sam Askari on Thursday after 6 years, according to media reports. The couple announced their engagement through Instagram in September 2021 but did not release a wedding date.
Two months later, the ‘Stronger’ singer was released from legal custody, which had restricted her personal life and finances for 13 years. During court proceedings, he said he aspires to get married without any hindrance and start a new family.
Sources close to the couple told Reuters on Thursday that the singer and his fiance were getting married. Various media outlets reported that they were getting married. Representatives from Spears and Askari could not immediately be reached for comment.
The Hollywood industry release Variety reports that the wedding day was interrupted when Spears’ first husband, Jason Alexander, trespassed on his property. It quoted the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office as saying that delegates had been sent to Spears’ home following a complaint of trespassing and that Alexander had been arrested under an out-of-county warrant. The sheriff’s office could not be reached immediately for comment.
Spears married her childhood friend Alexander in a surprise ceremony in Las Vegas in 2004, but the marriage was soon annulled. Nine months later, she married dancer Kevin Federline, with whom he had two children. The marriage ended in divorce in 2007.
Spears, 40, announced in April that he and Askari were expecting a baby. A month later, the singer said she had a miscarriage.
Born in Iran, Askari, 28, is a personal trainer and actor who appeared on the showtime series ‘Black Monday’.