Britney Spears wants to think Adnan for his help

Britney Spears has been keeping everyone guessing whether she’s tied the knot for a third time – after being spotted wearing a gold band on her wedding finger twice last week.

But while her reps are refusing to confirm or deny whether she’s got hitched to nice guy Dave Lucado, we can reveal Britney, 32, has been keeping another secret – she’s back in touch with the ex who was by her side during her breakdown.

Brit had a six-month affair with photographer Adnan Ghalib during her depression and drugs spiral in 2008, which led to her being hospitalised.

Many painted Adnan, 41, as toxic’ and an enabler’, with Britney‘s family even getting a restraining order against him.

However, Now can reveal the mum of two’s secretly reached out to her ex because she wants to thank him properly’ for saving her life’.

WTF? A friend of Adnan‘s tells Now: Britney recently admitted she loves Dave and hopes to have more babies. But she’s also told Adnan she wants to see him again.

‘While most people paint him as a villain, Britney‘s reaching out to Adnan. She wants to say thanks for saving her life during that very challenging time.’

Although Britney‘s intentions are innocent and aimed at drawing a line under her troubled past, we wonder what Dave, 28, will make of it – especially if he’s the new Mr Spears.

Adnan refused to comment on Britney contacting him, but told how he was the one to reunite the star with her dad James during her troubled times.

Read all the best celebrity gossip in this week’s Now magazine dated 10 February 2014 – download the digital edition now


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