Following varied studies, Britney Spears and her husband, Sam Asghari, are acknowledging an incident that resulted within the artist getting backhanded by a safety guard accompanying San Antonio Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama.
However, the athlete has additionally damaged his silence on the matter and says that Britney was a bit extra grabby than studies advised. Despite this, Britney Spears maintains that she merely “tapped him on the shoulder” earlier than getting smacked.
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Editor’s Note: This article has been up to date to mirror a latest report that prices is not going to be filed towards Victor Wembanyama’s safety guard. Additionally, it additionally displays a newly surfaced video of the incident.
Victor Wembanyama Says Britney “Grabbed [Him] From Behind” In Las Vegas
Wembanyama was the primary get together to publicly acknowledge the incident in query.
In a video shared by KENS 5 sports activities anchor Nate Ryan, Victor confirmed that “something did happen” the night time earlier than.
He stated he heard somebody attempting to get his consideration whereas strolling by way of a busy hallway. However, Victor Wembanyama says he was instructed to maintain strolling to stop a crowd from forming, and issues finally escalated.
“That person grabbed me from behind. Not on my shoulder, she grabbed me from behind. I just know that the security pushed her away. I don’t know with how much force, but security pushed her away. I didn’t stop to look, so I kept walking and enjoyed a nice dinner.”
Victor went on to say that he “thought it was no big deal” and “didn’t know” that the fan in query was Britney Spears “for a couple of hours.”
— Nate Ryan (@nateryansports) July 6, 2023
Britney Spears Shares Her Side Of The Story
Shortly thereafter, Britney additionally chimed in by way of Instagram.
She began by acknowledging her acquaintance with “traumatic experiences” earlier than declaring, “I was not prepared for what happened to me last night.”
After sharing that she randomly bumped into Victor Wembanyama a few occasions in Las Vegas, Britney says she finally determined to attempt to “get his attention.”
“I decided to approach him and congratulate him on his success. It was really loud, so I tapped him on the shoulder to get his attention.”
Notably, Britney refuted Victor Wembanyama’s declare that she “grabbed [him] from behind” and doubled down on “simply tapp[ing] him on the shoulder.”
She then recalled the safety guard “[backhanding her] in the face without looking back.”
The pop star was positive so as to add, “I get swarmed by people all the time… My security team [doesn’t] hit any of them.”
In one other message, Britney stated that she needed to share the “embarrassing” story to “urge people in the public eye to set an example and treat all people with respect.”
She additionally identified, “I have yet to get a public apology from the player, his security or the organization.”
Britney wrapped up her message by thanking followers for the “love and support.” Spears additionally expressed her gratitude to the detectives dealing with the case.
Sam Asghari Calls The Alleged Assailant An “Out-Of-Control Security Guard”
Britney’s husband additionally chimed in on Instagram.
After declaring that he’s “opposed to violence,” Sam Asghari stated that his “subdued” response may function a lesson.
“I consider my reaction subdued considering what occurred, and I hope the man in question learns a lesson and changes his disregard for women.”
Asghari went on to name the alleged assailant an “out-of-control security guard” who’s “cast[ing] a shadow” on Victor Wembanyama’s accomplishments. He additionally lambasted the “systemic culture of disregard for women.”
“The blame should fall on the coward who did this, the people who hired him without proper vetting, and a systemic culture of disrespect for women in sports and entertainment.”
According to TMZ, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department concluded an investigation into the incident Friday. Furthermore, “no charges will be filed” towards Victor Webbanyama’s safety guard within the slapping of Britney Spears.
Since then, the outlet has additionally printed a video of the incident which seems to affirm Spear’s account of the incident.
🚨VIDEO OF BRITNEY/WEMBY INCIDENT SHOWS SHE DIDN’T GRAB HIM🚨 Full video right here: https://t.co/nSXYAE6jhu pic.twitter.com/uMBqtLKJGN
— TMZ (@TMZ) July 7, 2023
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