LOS ANGELES — A housekeeper for Britney Spears has accused the pop icon of placing her all through a dispute Monday morning at the star’s Southern California residence, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Place of work.

The personnel claims that Spears, who has been embroiled in a court fight around ending her conservatorship, confronted her when she returned to the home. Spears allegedly slapped the housekeeper’s phone out of the woman’s arms.

The housekeeper originally referred to as deputies to the property, and then went to a sheriff’s station to file a report. The employee was not damage.

Deputies tried to get in touch with Spears, but she would not converse with them, the sheriff’s workplace claimed. The sheriff’s office environment will forward the success of its investigation to the Ventura County District Attorney’s Business for prospective thought of misdemeanor battery expenses.

Spears’ attorney Mathew Rosengart, a former federal prosecutor, named the allegation “sensational tabloid fodder.”

“This is … nothing more than an overblown alleged misdemeanor involving a ‘he said she said’ about a cell cellular phone, with no putting and naturally no injuries in anyway,” Rosengart mentioned in an email assertion. “Anybody can make an accusation. This must have been closed right away.”

Spears, 39, is trying to get rid of her father, James “Jamie” Spears, from her conservatorship, saying previous 12 months that she refuses to conduct though he retains management more than her in any ability. She instructed Los Angeles County Top-quality Court docket Choose Brenda Penny in the course of her June 23 testimony that her father ruined her life and “loved” to hear her in ache whilst he exerted his energy around her.

Spears alleged that her conservatorship was “abusive” and that if she didn’t comply with the needs of her father or administration, she was instructed she would not be equipped to see her kids.

In a response to the petition to eliminate him, Jamie Spears indicated that he would be “willing to phase down when the time is correct, but the transition wants to be orderly and incorporate a resolution of issues.” But he continue to contested his elimination, arguing there was no urgent require for his removing and urged the courtroom not to make a conclusion dependent on “false allegations.”

Diana Dasrath and Alicia Victoria Lozano reported from Los Angeles, and Doha Madani from New York.