It was a media circus as Britney Spears showed up briefly for what was being dubbed “the most significant hearing” in her child custody case so far. As NBC’s Janet Shamlian was doing her live shot, the troubled pop tart was seen ready to reenter the courthouse only to change her mind and drive away as paparazzi were running back and forth.
At one point, Shamlian said, “In a time we’re covering really important presidential campaigns and issues, it’s just astounding as a reporter for me to be here, and to see this. And to see the resources that are actually dedicated to this. And yet, there must be some public interest, as we all reported.” Watch the report below.