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Britney Spears ‘Spiraled out of Control’ After Breakup with Justin Timberlake, Family Attorney Testifies

We all knew that after Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake broke up, something with Britney just wasn’t the same. Now we have official confirmation from the Spears’ family attorney saying the popstar’s breakup with her picture perfect boyfriend is what triggered the next few years of downward spiral and emotional turmoil.

According to E! News:

The pop star’s breakup with longtime boyfriend Justin Timberlake a decade ago left Britney depressed and angry, the beginning of a downward spiral that included impulsively marrying a childhood friend in Las Vegas and drug use, an attorney for the Spears family said today in his opening statement in the defamation and breach-of-contract case brought against Britney and her parents by her ex-manager Sam Lutfi.

Britney’s relationship with onetime fellow Mouseketeer Timberlake “ended painfully,” attorney Leon Gladstone contended, after which her parents, Jamie and Lynne Spears, noticed a change in their daughter.

You can read the rest of the story here. We all know Britney’s seems super happy with her fiancé Jason Traywick, but we can’t help but wonder how she feels about Justin and Jessica’s recent marriage.