Britney Spears by Chris Weeks/ WireImage.com
' former "manager" can now once again get within 250 feet of her without fear of being arrested! But that doesn't mean Brit wants him to. Her father and conservator, James, has agreed not to extend the restraining order against Sam Lutfi issued earlier this year after Lutfi was accused of keeping Spears hostage in her home and drugging her. (Brit's dad will remain her conservator through the end of the year, according to
.) In a statement to the
, Spears' attorney Samuel D. Ingham III 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." What do you think: Could the end of the restraining order be a sign that things are finally settling down for Britney?
- Nina Hämmerling Smith