Britney Spears Suicide Attempt or Overdose?

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bill-swift - January 4, 2008

Britney Spears was taken to hospital early in the morning today after a heated fight took place at her house. Police and ambulances were called to Spears' home after Britney allegedley refused to give custody of her children back to Kevin Federline. She was then taken to hospital after it appeared she was highly intoxicated on an unknown substance. Some speculate it's possible that Britney Spears attempted suicide, or overdosed, after she was labeled as a "special needs" patient at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, reports Us Magazine.

After Britney Spears defied court-mandated visitation hours Thursday night by refusing to turn over her two sons to ex-husband Kevin Federline, police were called to her home and later a reportedly intoxicated Britney Spears was taken via ambulance to L.A.'s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

As of 3:45 a.m PST Friday, Spears remained in the hospital under observation.

A hospital source tells that Spears has been designated a "special needs" patient, meaning "they have either overdosed or tried to commit suicide. So we go stay with these patients and monitor them constantly. We watch them so they don't hurt themselves and watch the people who come visit them to make sure they don't pass anything to them."

Us has learned that the pop star was due to turn over Sean Preston, 2, and Jayden James, 1, Thursday at 7 p.m. Federline's bodyguard was supposed to pick them up, but Spears was defiant. She had been with the kids at her Beverly Hills home since noon Thursday, after being briefly deposed earlier in her ongoing custody dispute.

About ninety minutes after refusing to give up the kids, police arrived.

You know, it's going to sound really mean, but this honestly isn't surprising news. The only thing that's really surprising is how soon it's all happening already. Though, people always say the Holidays are the worst time of year for some. Was it a Britney Spears suicide attempt, did she overdose, and why was she smiling in the ambulance!?

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