Sam Asghari will never ‘talk badly’ about Britney Spears: ‘People grow apart’

At the end of the day, what do you think of Sam Asghari? I’ve gone back and forth on him many times over the years. On one hand, he absolutely played an important role in Britney Spears’ freedom from her conservatorship, and he loved her and supported her during some really dark days. On the other hand, I do think the guy is a hustler in some respects, and he got out while the getting was good and ensured that everyone knew “his side.” Last August, Sam filed for divorce from Britney. TMZ published a series of Sam-sided exclusives, about how Britney cheated on him and likely assaulted him too. Sam has been pretty quiet in recent months and we weren’t hearing much about their divorce negotiations, although a month ago, TMZ did claim that the divorce was close to being finalized. That might explain why Sam felt comfortable enough to give an interview to People Mag a few days ago:

Sam on how he feels about his marriage to Britney: “It was a blessing to be able to share life with someone for a long time. And people grow apart and people move on.”

He has no ill will towards Britney: “I’ve always hated people leaving a certain relationship — and at some point they told each other they love each other and they sat at the same table and ate food [together] — so I never understood when people part ways [and] they talk badly about each other. That’s something I’m never going to do because I had nothing but an amazing experience and a great life, and that’s always going to be part of my life, a chapter of my life.”

He’s looking forward to his 30th birthday: “I used to think people that were 30 years old were so old when I was in high school. But every person I talk to, the older they get, the more they get to enjoy life because with age comes wisdom and experiences. And I think experiences in life are beautiful, so that’s something that I’m just super excited to just be fulfilled with.”

The only woman in his life is his Doberman, Porsha. “I always have the most positive mindset about life. My experiences in life have shaped me into the man I am today. I will continue growing. I come from a place where we celebrate our past. I look back fondly. My past was a blessing and beautiful.”

[From People]

While Sam and Britney had a prenup, I would imagine that Sam is getting some kind of settlement, and what this interview tells me is that Britney’s lawyers probably attached a very strict NDA. Sam has given his first and only big statement about the divorce… probably just weeks before everything is really finalized and the NDA will be enforced. And he’s positive about Britney and their relationship because he’s getting a nice check. At least I hope that’s what has happened behind the scenes. In any case, I hope Sam finds some peace and I hope the same for Britney. I think they outgrew each other, in a sense.

Photos courtesy of Britney’s Instagram, Cover Images and Backgrid.

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  1. Slush says:

    I could easily see him still caring about her, but it just didn’t work out.

    Britney was traumatized and free to live her life on her terms for the first time in a decade +. I’m sure she was a very different person after her conservatorship ended – I don’t mean that in a good or bad way, just a fact.

    Her kids not coming to her wedding was a red flag for me, I figured something was up at that point.

    • sevenblue says:

      It was reported that her kids didn’t want to go because Britney didn’t invite her dad and mom, the people who imprisoned her. Her kids were very young when Britney was forced into the abusive conservatorship. They see their mother through the eyes of the people who abused her for money. Her kid was asking her not to stop performing because she is gonna make so much money. That is all Britney to them.

      • Sum says:

        One if her kids and Kevin started the whole estrangement with Britney and her dad. Remember when the son was saying Jaime was too mean. I think the same son record Britney yelling at him. Kevin obviously taught that kid to take advantage of every opportunity. Cause later, when their lawsuit failed, the kid and Kevin said Jaime was a good guy.

      • Slush says:

        I think these are really harsh views of her kids. I have a family member who is bipolar, and her relationship with her kids suffered for reasons that had nothing to do with money, and everything to do with kids needing stable adults in their life, and in this case, not having on in their mother.

      • sevenblue says:

        @Sum, not just mean. Kevin got restraining order on Jaime because he attacked one of the kids physically. But, I am guessing, Jaime was paying Kevin under the book much more than the legal child support amount. After Britney got free, those payments ended. That’s why they started talking nice about Jaime. I don’t think Britney helps her ex-husband to look after all his own children. That’s why he started working finally.

      • sevenblue says:

        @Slush, I am telling you what it reported as the reason why the kids didn’t want to go. That’s what they said. Why are you inventing some other reason for it?

      • SamuelWhiskers says:

        The kids were abused and terrorised. They are traumatised children, they don’t deserve to be demonised just because the Internet regards celeb lives as entertainment content and simplistic stories where there are goodies and baddies.

        Britney is very unwell, and nothing is her fault of course, but being raised by a severely mentally ill parent is nearly always extremely traumatising.

      • Slush says:

        sevenblue – I didnt “invent a reason” at all. All I said was “something was up.” In fact, if I recall correctly, the reason the kids/Kevin specifically gave was they didnt want to pull attention from her – so why are you inventing some other reason?

        SamuelWhiskers – very much this. These takes demonizing the kids are absolutely wild to me.

      • sevenblue says:

        @Slush , From her kid’s own mouth :
        “during a new interview with “60 Minutes Australia” on Sunday, Jayden said that he actually felt uncomfortable attending because Spears did not invite other members of her family to the event.”

        Just to note, I am not saying her kids should be blamed for their behavior. I believe, the parental alienation and seeing their mother with no agency all through their lives shaped their relationship to their mother. The conservatorship didn’t provide the help Britney needed as well. They are victims as much as Britney for never having a mother who they can have a healthy relationship with.

  2. Becks1 says:

    I’m not surprised that the marriage didnt work out – he was with Britney through one of the most traumatic times in her life, I can see how after the conservatorship ended, things would have shifted a great deal. That’s not blaming anyone, it just is what it is.

  3. SophieJara says:

    I like Sam. Is he an opportunist? Yeah, probably. But I think he did want to be with her. I think not being able to start the family they wanted was very hard on both of them. And while I am very happy for Britney that she got out of that awful conservatorship, I doubt that she is stable and I think it’s perfectly possible living with her became very difficult when she went off her meds.

    • sevenblue says:

      That is just misinformation. Britney said she is trying to find a good combination of meds for her condition. The conservatorship was just drugging her when she is off the stage to keep her quiet. She also said she is still getting therapy.

      • Slush says:

        Sevenblue – we disagree above but I am with you here. Psychiatric meds are really hard to nail down – even when you do figure it out, you can be taking them then out of nowhere they stop working.

        I mean, look, anythings possible, she could be/could have been off her meds, none of us knows for sure. But I wouldnt make that assumption right off the top.

      • Mustang Sally says:

        I believe on one of her Instagram posts – just after the conservatorship was terminated – that she had had “thousands of hours of therapy” and had no intention of ever going back. Perhaps she’d changed her mind.

  4. Stef says:

    Didn’t realize her was 10+ years you get than her, just assumed he was in his 30’s.

    Turning on Brit wouldn’t serve him at all and I think it would backfire on him, NDA aside. He was very respectful here without really saying anything.

  5. molly says:

    All things can be true at once: He’s opportunistic, he cared about her, he was WAY over his head in the support she needs, he was good for her, he’s a decent guy for keeping his mouth shut (so far), and he’s happy to take the money and run.

  6. Rnot says:

    As far as I can tell, it seems like he benefited from her financially, just like everyone else in her life. But, he seems have made more of an effort to protect her than her own family ever did. I can kinda understand the leaking to TMZ. He’d just seen what her fans had aimed at her father for wronging her, so he leaked his side to avoid being cast as the next villain.

    If he keeps up with only positive statements about her for another decade, then I’ll conclude that he was probably a kinda dim mostly decent guy who got in over his head and seems to have gotten out without causing too much damage. It’ll also depend on the who and how of his next relationships. Time will tell.

  7. Sum says:

    I think he us a good guy but him fighting the prenuptial is making me question him. They werent married that long. They were together fir I think 6 years before marriage. If he didn’t like the prenuptial why marry her. Seems he knew he could fight for more.

  8. Aurora says:

    He’s a dim guy who seems to have little going on for him beyond his looks. Most likely, he’s decent and compassionate at core. But most likely, he’s also used to enjoy the perks of being good looking since very early in life. That’s hardly on him.
    For what accounts, he never stopped working and inserted a mandatory clause in his contracts and interviews, where any access to information on Britney or herself through him was off-limits.
    So, he might have found benefitting from his proximity to Britney natural, while genuinously caring for her. At least, enough to suppport FreeBritney, when few thought she’d be effectively released from her conservatorship.
    After so many years, I truly believe Britney struggled mentally and emotionally to responsibly enjoy her newly found freedom. So it’s reasonable to think she was abussive to him to the point where it became unmanageable for him in a healthy way.
    The logical outcome in this case was an orderly exit, which in his case includes collecting his gains and setting the record straight to avoid having his reputation ruined like Jamie’s.
    It remains to be seen whether his actual conscience and future endeavors allow him to circle the NDA around to reject offers for some kind of tell-all material.

  9. B says:

    In most of his pictures, he’s posing in a manner that’s reminiscent for me of watching a tween pose in front of a mirror on and on.

    Those couples pictures – it’s like he’s more in to the posing for the camera than being there with her.

  10. Shelly bean says:

    I just always remember a story Britney put up on instagram..
    Where she finally met Sam’s “special” guy friend she had always heard about..
    And the looks the two men were giving each other were a little….
    Too familiar..
    So I think there were likely OTHER reasons why that relationship was never going to really work.