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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Britney Spears' weekend trip to church sparked controversy yesterday when a security guard pulled a gun on a photographer. Spears spent her first Sunday morning after her recent rehab stint at the Bel Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles - a regular haunt of top religious celebrities.

But the Sunday service was anything but peaceful after a security guard threatened to shoot a photographer who was attempting to get pictures of Spears at prayer.

The paparazzo was detained and later released.

Mike Hooper, executive director of the Bela Air Presbyterian Church, said:
"One photographer was on the wrong side of the road and tried to run over an officer who had stopped traffic. He kept coming and one of our guards pulled a gun out. I cannot speak for the security officer but he does not regret it. This is a church, not a concert."