Britney Spears may as well amend the title of her latest single to "Gimme More Bad Luck."
In her latest in a series of driving-related woes, the embattled pop princess appeared to run over the foot of a paparazzo Thursday while exiting a Beverly Hills medical building.
Video footage of the incident shows photographers swarming Spears' white Mercedes convertible as she tries to pull out of the garage.
She honks and lurches forward, and suddenly there are shouts, as the paparazzi are seen leaning over one of their own, whose foot apparently had an unfortunate up-close-and-personal encounter with Spears' tire.
According to a paparazzo who filmed the incident, Spears put her hand up to her mouth in shock and burst into tears, but drove away without stopping to check if the man was all right.
"She knew after he fell and he didn't back up, and he was just stuck at the front of the car," the lensman told Los Angeles' local ABC affiliate.
"From what I saw with my eyes, she went over it, and he pulled his foot out from the back of the tire."
Video showed a tire mark on one of the unidentified man's white socks, but he left the scene without comment, and Beverly Hills police said no report had been filed.
And there probably won't be.
"Things happen at certain times and she was just a little impatient," the man said in a statement issued by TMZ, which employs the photographer and declined to reveal his name. "She got a little impatient for whatever reason. I say let bygones be bygones."
The incident occurred on the same day Spears reached a civil settlement in her hit-and-run case, stemming from her August fender bender.
The pop star was booked on the misdemeanor hit-and-run count on Tuesday, after she was formally charged in the case last month. However, the settlement—said to be in the $1,000 range—combined with the fact that she has finally acquired a valid California driver's license, could lead to the charges against her being dropped.
All in all, it's been a tough week for Spears.
On Wednesday, a court commissioner revoked her visitation rights with her sons, effective immediately after she apparently failed to comply with a court order.
"Petitioner's visitation with the minor children is suspended pending Petitioner's compliance with the court orders," Court Commissioner Scott Gordon said in his ruling.
According to sources close to Spears, she's devastated by the latest development in her custody battle.
"She's really upset," a source tells E! Online. "She keeps saying, 'I can't believe this is happening.' It's like she just can't accept what's happened."
However, things could be looking up for Spears, at least according to Kevin Federline's lawyer.
Attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan said he's confident the singer will regain visitation rights with one-year-old Jayden James and two-year-old Sean Preston ahead of the next hearing in the case, which is scheduled for Oct. 26.
"She is getting in compliance," the lawyer Kaplan confirmed to E! Online, adding that "visitation will be reinstated" in the near future, likely before next week's court date.