"Britney used to call all the time when he was at mine. She sent him hundreds of texts a day, sometimes just seconds apart," News.com.au quoted Pagel, as telling Look magazine. Pagel alleged Ghalib found it hard to deal with Britney's celebrity lifestyle and wanted to move away from her.
[an error occurred while processing this directive]"He was sick of being 'Mr. Spears'. He said the stress was taking its toll and he hated being pursued by the paparazzi," Pagel said. "He asked me to start a new life with him. He said, 'Let's leave Hollywood, live in Italy and start a family,'" she added.
Pagel also insisted that Ghalib and Britney were just friends and she would never have slept with him if she knew they were a couple.