Britney Spears a no-show for deposition

Singer calls in sick to court-ordered appointment

Britney Spears today missed a scheduled appointment during which she was due to be questioned under oath for her child custody battle.

The singer was this morning due at the offices of Mark Vincent Kaplan, lawyer for ex-husband Kevin Federline but according to her friend Sam Lufti, Spears was “very sick with high anxiety”.

At a press conference Kaplan announced:

“Approximately 10 minutes after her council appeared they were notified that because of an illness or medical condition Ms. Spears would not appear today and consequently the depsition is not going forward.”

This is the third time she’s failed to show up to court for the deposition. However, the previous two appointments were not court-ordered. Failing to appear today gives Kaplan the right to ask for “relief”, which could see any visitation rights to her kids completely taken away from Spears.

She currently has access to her kids three times a week.

–By our New York staff.

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