Sam Asghari calls out "disrespectful" treatment of Britney Spears in public
"When you sit down to have a meal and people get their cameras out and start filming you, it’s disrespectful."
Sam Asghari has called out the paparazzi's treatment of Britney Spears after a gossip website claimed that the pair became upset while dining out in Woodlands Hills recently.
TMZ alleged that Sam "stormed out the door" of the restaurant, while Britney was "yelling".
Sam, who married Britney last year, has told fans not to believe everything they read, and said that Britney often feels "disrespected" by the intrusion of the paparazzi.
A TMZ reporter asked Sam to comment on a video which is currently circulating.
To this, the dancer said: "People get a little too excited to see my wife, so everybody’s filming and doing their thing, but you know how it is… fame comes with the territory and I went to get the car to get the hell out of there and people just thought I left.
"But that didn’t happen."
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The reporter asked Sam if Britney was just "frustrated", and Sam agreed, saying that the situation was "absolutely frustrating".
He went on: "When you sit down to have a meal and people get their cameras out and start filming you, it’s disrespectful. But, you know what it is, it comes with the territory and that’s it!"
Two years ago, following a lengthy court battle, Britney was allowed to withdraw from a conservatorship which had been in place for 11 years. In statements shared in court, the singer shared disturbing details from the legal arrangement which placed limits on her freedom.
The conservatorship and the battle to #FreeBritney became the subject of many documentaries, including FX's Framing Britney Spears.
Last year, she married Sam Asghari in Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles. A few months prior to their wedding, they announced that Britney had suffered a miscarriage.
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