“I still believed in the story I was told, that they were going to let us keep talking and that we would have this marriage in the future if we felt the same.”
Britney Spears’ first husband claims he was misled into calling off their marriage with a promise that they could continue their relationship.
During the last episode of the “Toxic: The Britney Spears Story” podcast, Jason Alexander, who walked down the aisle with the pop star to a Vegas chapel in 2004, recalled signing the legal documents shortly. after the news broke of their surprise nuptials.
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“They told me that if I signed the contracts – the cancellation – they would let me with Britney continue our relationship, and if we felt the same in six months, they would give us a real marriage,” he said. asserted, although it is not clear. who he was referring to. “So I had no reason to believe otherwise. I thought it was the truth. They were allowing Britney and I to still have phone calls.”
55 hours after the impromptu “yes”, Britney and Jason’s marriage was overturned.
“So we were talking every day and I still believed the story I was told, that they were going to let us keep talking and that we would have this marriage in the future if we felt the same way.”
He went on to say his lawyers told him he had 30 days to challenge the cancellation and if he didn’t he would lose contact with Britney. Jason said he didn’t believe his lawyers, didn’t try to challenge the cancellation and went to phone the “Toxic” singer after the deadline, only to find her number had been changed.
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âLiterally, the day after 30 days was over, I remember trying to call the number I had for Britney and it was like ‘Beep, beep, beep.’ I’m like, “F —! They got me! Motherf ——! “So that was it.”
While the wedding didn’t hold, it certainly left a mark in her memory, as Jason described the whole ordeal in detail during the podcast.
“It was around five in the morning, we’re still in bed chatting,” he said of that fateful day with Britney. “And she wanted me to come on tour with her. And I was like, ‘I can’t. I love coming on tour with you, but I have to go back and I have my final year football. I won a scholarship. I’m not just going to go away. And that’s when she said to me, “Well, I have something to ask” and I was like, “What is this? And then she m ‘almost asked if I wanted to get married. “
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“We felt like it was a way to come together no matter how far apart we were. We’re married. You can’t let us reunite.”
So they sneaked out of the hotel room and took a limo, according to Jason.
âWe went to a little white wedding chapel,â he continued. âThe limo driver walked her down the aisle. We did everything. There was another couple getting married that morning. So they recognized her. And we took a picture. , I found out that this couple had been paid a hundred thousand dollars for it. photo. So I was like, ‘What a beautiful wedding present for them.’ “
“We left, consumed the wedding in the limo on the way back to the hotel, then when we got back to the hotel -” Hey, guess what? We are married ! “and everyone panicked and nobody was happy. And I was like,” Oh, this is gonna get interesting. “