Britney Spears dumped her paparazzi boyfriend, possibly destroying Finalpixx's business model. She's taken up instead with the entirety of rival agency X17. Spears' manager, enabler, adviser, and occasional romantic partner Sam Lufti engineered the breakup, the restraining order, and the obligatory meeting and all-night drinking session with an X17 photog. Then Spears bought the Amy Winehouse album. In the attached clip, Spears announces the official end of America's newest, briefest Camelot. [DailyMail]

Bonus Nick Denton IM Wisdom:

Denton: (bit like Diana and her paparazzi baggage train)
Denton: she used to give them good pics, and probably tip them off
Denton: and then they killed her
Denton: sort of