Britney Spears and Sam Asghari are getting married!
Spears, 40, and Asghari, 28, plan to marry today, a source close to the couple told USA TODAY.
The singer and personal trainer is saying “I do” in front of 100 people with her brother, Bryan, among the guests, TMZ reports. Ella’s mother Lynn, her father Jamie and her sister Jamie Lynn will not be there, according to the outlet.
The soon-to-be newlyweds became engaged in September, days after Spears’ father, Jamie, filed a petition with a Los Angeles judge to end guardianship, a legal arrangement that has given him control over Spears’s estate. pop star since 2008.
Legally, Spears could have married, but under the conservatorship (which ended in November after 13 years), the wedding had to be approved as with other major life decisions.
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Announcing their engagement in September, Spears shared a video on Instagram showing off her four-carat ring. “I can’t (expletive) believe this,” the “Oops!… I Did It Again” singer captioned the clip along with six engagement ring emojis and six exclamation points in her announcement.
“Look at that, do you like it?” Asghari asked about the ring in the short video, to which Spears replies, “Yes!”
Asghari’s talent manager, Brandon Cohen, confirmed the news in an email statement to USA TODAY saying he was “proud to celebrate and confirm the engagement.”
“The couple made their longstanding relationship official today and are deeply touched by the support, dedication and love that has been expressed to them,” the statement said.
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Spears teased her wedding on Mother’s Day with a photo of her veil.
That same day, Asghari revealed that they had set a date for their nuptials, but “no one will know until the next day.”
“Our lives have been a real-life fairy tale. Happy Mother’s Day to you my future queen,” she wrote on her Instagram story alongside a photo of the pop star showing off her engagement ring.
In early 2022, Asghari and Spears started joking that they were already married. The pop star referred to her partner as her “husband of hers” in multiple posts on Instagram. In a post shared on April 8, Spears referred to Asghari as her “husband” in all caps, adding, “For the first time in my life…I actually get to be the girl who can act cocky and talk to others about how I’m getting married”.
Asghari and Spears have been a couple for the past four years after meeting on the set of Spears’ “Slumber Party” music video in 2016. The couple made their red carpet debut together in 2019 at the “Once Upon A Time” premiere. “by Quentin Tarantino. in Hollywood”.
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Spears has been married twice before, marrying Jason Alexander in Las Vegas in 2004 for 55 hours, before the couple quickly annulled their union. That same year, Spears married her dancer Kevin Federline, with whom she shares two sons, Sean Preston, 16, and Jayden James, 15. Spears filed for divorce in 2006, which was granted the following year.
The singer has previously expressed her desire to expand her family with Asghari. During a guardianship hearing in June 2021, she told a judge that she wanted to marry Asghari and have a baby with him during an impassioned plea to end the guardianship. But Ella Spears said she had not been allowed to remove an intrauterine device for birth control or even drive.
At a birthday tribute to Asghari in March, Spears doubled down on her desire to have more children. “Happy birthday to my fiancé… I love you so much… I want a family with you… I want everything with you!” she gushed in the caption.
Contributors: Bryan Alexander, Ralphie Aversa, USA TODAY; The Associated Press