Mike Straka of FoxNews.com has jumped to the defense of Britney Spears after a series of reports claiming the singer collapsed at Pure on New Year’s Eve and had to be carried out of the popular Las Vegas club. “But I can tell you that I was there, and so were plenty of people I am acquainted with who witnessed Spears as she made her champagne toast and counted down to midnight — as she was contracted to do,” Straka writes. “She was coherent, and did not appear to be all that drunk. Britney was on a tour bus all day. She had a few glasses of bubbly. She nodded off. It really is as simple as that. How many of you were up at 1 a.m. on New Year’s Day, either inebriated or ready for bed? Unless you were working, most likely you were one or the other.” Read more.