Pop princess Britney Spears filed for divorce from husband Kevin Federline as stated in court documents Tuesday.
Singer-actress Spears sought custody of their two children, one-year-old Sean Preston and two-month Jayden James as contained in the Los Angeles County Superior Court documents.
The reason cited was “irreconcilable differences”. TMZ.Com reported that friends of the singer as said that the split was brought about by “a string of events” which led to the breakdown of the marriage.
Spears spokeswoman however was not available to give comments in behalf of the star.
Spears believed to be worth around 123 million dollars in 2004 at the time of their marriage signed a pre-nuptial agreement with Federline that will protect her hard-earned money.
Spears accumulated her huge wealth when she achieved superstardom in her teens sometime in 1998. her smash hit album “Baby One More Time” put her at the top of the charts followed by “Oops!…I Did It Again” “Toxic” etc.
Time Magazine reported that Spears sold more than 76 million records worldwide, selling at least 31 million albums in the US alone. She is the eight best-selling female artist in American music industry.
She married Federline three months after meeting him in 2004 which has been the object of intense media speculation leading to several reported divorce plans.

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