Britney Spears: Here's why her husband Sam Asghari left Iran

Sam Asghari's journey of living the American dream is making headlines, as the Iranian government trolls Britney Spears.

Britney Spears: Here's why her husband Sam Asghari left Iran
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Britney Spears: Here's why her husband Sam Asghari left Iran

After a turbulent set of years,Britney Spears is slowly finding her footing. The ‘Toxic’ singer got married earlier this year to Iranian-American model and fitness trainer Sam Asghari.

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In a recent incident, the Iranian media has been trolling Spears for a social media post. While the country of Iran is marred by protests, the journey of Asghariseems to be doing its rounds online.

Asghari’s journey to where he is today

Asghari was born and raised in Tehran, until the age of 12 when he left everything behind to pursue an opportunity to come to the US. Being completely new to the States, he uprooted his whole life at a young age to realize and live out the American dream, as per Forbes.

His interests in sports, fitness and nutrition, and small acting roles in high school led him to where he is today. After working on the ‘Slumber Party’ music video with Spears, they soon got into a relationship.

Spears’ support for Iran

Spears recently tweeted her support for the ongoing protests in Iran, which are the aftermath of the death of Mahsa Amini. After this, she seemed to be an unofficial enemy of the Iranian media.

Britney Spears put out an Instagram post stating that her husband and her stand with the protestors.

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A post shared by Sam Asghari (@samasghari)

Retaliation by Iranian media

IRNA, a state-owned Iranian media company, didn’t react well to Spears' support. They immediately took a jab at her conservatorship that was lifted last year, as per ET. They pointed out the singer's mental health problems, which was a little uncalled for.

Retaliation by Iran

Many celebrities have openly spoken about their support to the Iranian protestors, such as Angelina Jolie, Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber.

Sources used:

- ET: 'Britney Spears Gets Trolled By Iranian State Media Over Support For Protestors'

- Forbes: 'Sam Asghari Shares His Truth About Hollywood, Fitness And Living The American Dream'

- Independent: 'Britney Spears joins husband Sam Asghari in supporting Iran protests'

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