Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean Slams Britney Spears’ ‘Insane’ Conservatorship — Says It’s ‘Completely Brutal’

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Backstreet Boys member AJ McLean weighed in on Spears’ controversial conservatorship, saying “I [can] tell you right now that, my thoughts and my prayers are with her.”

McLean said that he’s “100% team Britney,” Fox News reports. McLean continued to Cohen that he thinks Spears’ situation is “insane.” He said, “I think it’s… completely brutal… That to me is physical abuse.” McLean says he finds it “grotesque.”

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The conservatorship legal drama continued on Wednesday in court, where the “Toxic” singer, 39, scored a victory when Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny ruled that Spears would be allowed to hire her own attorney for the case after asking the court for permission to do so. Penny also approved attorney Sam Ingham’s resignation and signed off on his replacement of Spears’ choosing: Mathew Rosengart, a former federal prosecutor.

Also at the hearing, Spears said she wants to charge her dad with “conservatorship abuse.”

The singer’s statements come just weeks after she addressed the court on June 23 and expressed her desire for the conservatorship to end. She claimed she was forced to take Lithium, has been unable to remove an intrauterine device and that her dad has “loved” having control over her.

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In audio obtained by Daily Mail, “The Talk” co-host Elaine Welteroth, 34, appears to apologize for the incident that occurred with 68-year-old Sharon Osbourne.

Welteroth claims that she was asked to spark the conversation that spiraled out. “They asked me to ask that question. I said, ‘No I’m not going to ask that question,’” she explained. “I said, ‘Wait, what’s the intention of this conversation? Because this can go left so fast. … I to them, ‘This is going to be a train wreck.’”

She added: “Sharon I’m just so sorry that went the way that it went.” The audio was allegedly recorded by a mic that was still hot. “I just want you to know, Sharon, [co-host] Sheryl [Underwood] loves you and respects you so much and had your back behind the scenes,” Welteroth continued. “She was not trying to attack you and I also understand when you have a night … of trolls f–king attack you online, that puts you in a position where you have to defend yourself.”

Osbourne was confronted about her support of Piers Morgan during an episode of the daytime talk show. Fox News reported, ‘Back in March, Morgan walked off the set of his own television show after fielding criticism for his comments on Meghan Markle, which some have deemed racist. Osbourne fired off a tweet supporting Morgan, which drew backlash… During a March episode of “The Talk,” Osbourne addressed her support for Morgan, 56, and insisted that she does not share his opinion, but supports his right to voice his own… The conversation became tense and profanity-laden and ultimately resulted in Osbourne’s exit from the show.”

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Celebrity rapper Pitbull posted a video to social media telling world leaders to immediately act to save the lives of pro-freedom demonstrators in Cuba, Daily Wire reports.

Pitbull said, “This is a message to the world. We need to stand up, step up. But if you don’t understand what’s going on, then you need to wake the f*** up. Not only is this a Cuba event, a Cuba thing, this is a world event. This isn’t about politics. This is about saving lives. This is about unity, not division. And bottom line it’s about taking action. Let me tell you something, why I’m frustrated and when I see everybody out there and doing what they’re doing, which I love what they’re doing. Okay, because not only do we live for freedom, we ride for freedom, we die for freedom, but we motherf***ing appreciate freedom.”

He continued, “And it gets me hat bothers me and it frustrates me to a certain extent, being a Cuban American, and having a platform to speak to the world and not being able to help my own people, not being able to get them food, not being able to get them water, not being able to get the medicine. But most of all, not being able to help and really get them what they deserve, which is freedom. And this is my way of talking to the world. All world’s allies get together to help. Global businesses get together to help. People that we’re so proud of, people such as a Jeff Bezos, a Cuban American, graduated from high school in Miami, built one of the biggest companies in the world, the richest man in the world. He’s somebody that can get involved and really help us and what we got. All we can do is create awareness, but politics are gonna be polititricks.”

“And while they figure out what they figure out, we need to figure out how to really help,” he said. “We need to get creative, we need to figure out solutions while they’re losing their lives over there literally for something that we wake up every day and appreciate, which is freedom. So to everybody out there, stand up, step up. And if you don’t understand, get with the motherf***ing program and wake up because this is about freedom and it’s about human rights. And everybody in Cuba keep the fight up.”

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A judge ruled in favor of Britney Spears, granting her permission to hire her own attorney for her case, according to Fox News.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny approved attorney Sam Ingham’s resignation. His replacement was chosen by Spears. His name is Mathew Rosengart and he’s a former federal prosecutor. “I’m not representing her alone,” Rosengart said. He continued that explain that “a team of attorneys at my firm” who “all have substantial probate experience” will be assisting him.

Spears herself then addressed the court again. She said, “I’m here to get rid of my dad and charge him with conservatorship abuse.” Spears said she wants Jamie investigated and that “this conservatorship has allowed my dad to ruin my life.” She added that she wants “to press charges” against her dad and that she feels “angry.”

Jamie’s attorney fired back, however, and said that many of Spears’ “characterizations and memories are just incorrect” and there were “a lot of misstatements because of lack of recollection, information and understanding” when she spoke on Wednesday and last time on June 23.

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The Blaze reported that UFC star Jorge Masvidal slammed disgraced former NFL player Colin Kaepernick or praising Fidel Castro.

Jorge Masvidal is a Cuban American UFC fighter who opposed the communist regime of Cuba. Masvidal called it a “killing machine.” Masvidal shared a messaged on social media that reads, “American leftists who know nothing about real oppression & communism wear images of Castro… while Cubans living in the horrors of communism and real oppression are waving the American flag.” The post includes a photo from 2016 of Kaepernick wearing a t-shirt with Fidel Castro. Masvidal added, “Know ur history and facts cowards like this fool should be sent to live in Cuba see what they say after a day there.”

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