No charges have been brought against a security man for basketball player Victor Wembanyama (19), who is said to have hit pop star Britney Spears (41) in the face. This was announced by the police in Las Vegas on Friday (local time), as "People" reports. Spears said she was hit by a security guard's hand as she approached Wembanyama at a restaurant in the US gambling capital last Wednesday and tapped the basketball player on the back to get his attention as he ran away from her .
Las Vegas police said in a statement that "the investigation into the alleged assault has been completed" and "no charges will be filed against the individual involved." A police report of the incident, which is also available to People, also revealed that the security man pushed away Britney Spears' hand that was touching Wembanyama's back. It continues: "He used enough force [...] [Spears'] own hand hit her face, causing her sunglasses to fall off." This would have been revealed by an investigation into surveillance footage at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas.
According to media reports, the pop star had reported the incident to the Las Vegas police. Britney Spears only spoke about the incident on Instagram yesterday and spoke of a traumatic experience. She also hopes for a public apology from the NBA rookie and his security team. Victor Wembanyama, who will make his NBA debut next season, said in a statement that he had not seen the incident with his own eyes, nor had he realized it was the person who was helping him tapped on the back, acted for pop star Britney Spears.