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Britney Spears’ former nanny takes the stand

The court case between Britney Spears’ former manager Sam Lufti and Britney begins this week, with the pop singer’s former nanny, Lourdes (Lulu) Torres, set to testify that Britney was “emotionally manipulated” throughout her court-ordered conservatorship.

Britney has been under the conservatorship of her father Jamie Spears since 2008 and fiancé Jason Trawick is also a co-conservator.

Britney Spears with former manager Sam Lufti in 2007

“Lulu will testify that she believes Britney was being emotionally manipulated in the conservatorship and will blow the lid off of what was really going on with her,” a source close to Sam told RadarOnline. “Lulu ended up quitting her job because she was so disturbed by what she saw was happening to Britney.”

Sam is suing Britney and her parents, Lynne and Jamie Spears, for breach of contract, libel and defamation for comments Lynne made about him in a book.

In what has been deemed by some media as the “greatest no show on earth”, Britney is not able to testify due to the conditions of her conservatorship. The trial is expected to last nearly three weeks, with Lutfi, Lynne, Jamie and Jason all scheduled to testify. Britney is rumoured to be “terrified” of Sam – who is believed to have drugged the singer while he was her manager, according to the Spears family.

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