Britney Spears, the pop icon who has been in the limelight for decades, recently found herself at the center of fresh relationship rumors. According to reports, Spears has been romantically linked to her former housekeeper, Paul Richard Soliz, a man with a criminal background. This revelation has raised concerns among Spears' close circle, with many fearing the relationship might not be in her best interest.

In August, whispers began circulating that Spears might have been unfaithful to her then-husband, Sam Asghari. The couple, married for 14 months, is currently in the process of divorcing. However, sources have since clarified that there was no overlap between Spears' relationship with Asghari and her involvement with Soliz. Any insinuations that her marriage to Asghari ended due to infidelity have been firmly labeled as "false."

By September 14, insiders revealed that Spears and Soliz initiated their romance only after her separation from Asghari. Yet, the relationship was fleeting. An insider described it as a "short fling," noting that the two are no longer in contact.

The liaison with Soliz, however, did not go unnoticed. Friends and family of the "Toxic" singer expressed their reservations about her association with Soliz, given his criminal past. His record includes a conviction for disturbing the peace, a dismissed child endangerment charge, driving without a license, and a felony possession of a firearm conviction.

A source close to Spears conveyed the collective apprehension, stating that many felt Soliz "isn't good for her," leading to a lack of support for the relationship. The discovery of Soliz's criminal history reportedly led to his dismissal from his position at Spears' residence.

Despite the concerns and his checkered past, Spears seemed to have found solace in Soliz's company. An insider shared that Spears appreciated Soliz's protective nature, especially during the tumultuous period following her split from Asghari.

Spears' well-being has been a topic of public discourse for years, particularly during her 13-year conservatorship, which ended in 2021. The recent divorce proceedings with Asghari have reportedly taken a toll on the Grammy-winning artist. A source revealed that the separation has potentially led Spears into a "dangerous spiral," with fears that she might be surrounding herself with individuals who don't prioritize her well-being.

As the pop star navigates this new chapter in her life, fans and well-wishers hope for stability and happiness for Spears. Her journey, filled with highs and lows, continues to captivate audiences worldwide, underscoring the enduring allure of the pop sensation.