Los Angeles, California - Britney Spears has been hospitalized after a near 3 hour stand off with police who were called to mediate a custody dispute.
Appearing to be conscious, Spears was taken by ambulance to hospital. She is to have a psychological evaluation at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
Cedars Sinai doctors may decide to invoke a law which could keep Spears there for observation for 72 hours.
The children have been returned to their father, Kevin Federline, who has primary custody.