Britney Spears fans troll Victor Vembanyama after NBA Summer League debut

Britney Spears fans came out in full force when Victor Vembanyama struggled in his NBA Summer League debut.

Earlier this week, Spears approached Wembanyama outside a restaurant at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, and He was slapped by one of his security guards.

Wembanayama, who was the first overall pick in the NBA draft by the Spurs last month, played his first NBA Summer League game against the Hornets on Friday night.

Vembanayama shot 2 of 13 from the field in the game, and was postered on a dunk by Kai Jones.

Fans of 41-year-old pop singer Spears lashed out at Vembanayama.

A Twitter user edited the video of Vembanyama being stung to include Spears’ “Baby One More Time” music in the background.


Video surfaced of Victor Vembanyama’s security guard slapping Britney Spears.
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Another account posted videos of Spears’ “Baby One More Time” music video as well as a poor performance of the album debut that catapulted her to superstardom.

A third wrote“Britney magic working its magic as ever,” with several lowlight clips.

Accompanied by security guards, Vembanyama was on his way to CATCH restaurant in ARIA on Wednesday.

The video shows Spears running up to Vembanyama from behind and tapping her on the shoulder.

At this point, Spurs security guard Damien Smith slapped Spears, who hit his own face with his hand.

Vembanyama said that he did not realize that Spears had been slapped until hours later.

“When I got back to the hotel, I didn’t forget about it, but I thought it wasn’t a big deal. And then [I was told] It was Britney Spears. At first, I said, ‘No, you’ve got to be kidding!’ But yeah, it turns out it was Britney Spears,” Vembanyama told reporters on Thursday.


Victor Vembanyama struggled in his NBA Summer League debut.
Victor Vembanyama struggled in his NBA Summer League debut.
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Britney Spears fans troll Victor Vembanayama after he struggles in NBA Summer League debut.
Britney Spears fans troll Victor Vembanayama after he struggles in NBA Summer League debut.
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Spears called for a public apology.

“Traumatic experiences are not new to me and I have made my fair share of them,” he said. wrote on instagram,

“I was not prepared for what happened to me last night. When I was on my way to dinner, I recognized an athlete in the lobby of my hotel. I later went to a different hotel restaurant and saw him again. I decided to contact him and congratulate him on his success. It was really loud, so I tapped her on the shoulder to get her attention.

He said, “I am aware of the players [sic] In the statement she mentions that ‘I grabbed her from behind’ but I simply patted her on the shoulder. After that his security handed me over to the crowd without looking back. Almost knocked me down and took my glasses off my face.

No charges were filed in the incident.

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