Trials & Lawsuits

Sam Lutfi May Have to Foot Britney's Legal Bill

05/11/2009 at 08:55 PM EDT

Sam Lutfi May Have to Foot Britney's Legal Bill
Sam Lutfi and Britney Spears
Fame; PA Photos/Landov
Sam Lutfi faced off against Britney Spears's legal team – and lost, slapped with a three-year restraining order last month.

His wallet may be taking a hit next.

Lawyers for the singer asked a Los Angeles court last Friday to order Lutfi, who once was her manager, to pay $123,142 to cover Spears's legal fees for the courtroom battle over the restraining order.

In addition, her lawyers are seeking $129,922 from Jon Eardley, an attorney who has challenged Jamie Spears's control over his daughter, and $72,292 from her ex-boyfriend Adnan Ghalib. Both Eardley and Ghalib were also ordered to stay away from the pop star.

A judge has yet to sign off on the request.

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