“This is overblown sensational tabloid fodder — nothing more than a fabricated ‘he said she said’ regarding a cell phone, with no striking and obviously no injury whatsoever,” Mathew Rosengart, attorney for Spears, said in a statement to CNN at the time. “Anyone can make an accusation, but this should have been closed immediately. “
Meanwhile, the Grammy winner is in the midst of a public battle with her father, Jamie Spears, over her court-ordered conservatorship. The next hearing is scheduled for September 29.