Morning Memo: Joe Francis Attacks Samantha Ronson; The Seinfelds Get Sued; Britney Spears’s Father Keeps the Reins

Joe Francis called Samantha Ronson “jealous” and “wretched,” to which Ms. Ronson responded, “I think he’s one of the more disgusting human beings in the world because of what he does . . . He’s a [bleep]bag.” She also recalled a recent run-in when Mr. Francis “said hello to Lindsay [Lohan] and looked over at me as if I wasn’t a human being. He’s got no manners.” [P6]

Missy Chase Lapine, author of children’s cookbook The Sneaky Chef, is suing Jessica Seinfeld for copyright infringement. She is also suing Jerry Seinfeld for joking about it. [NYDN]

Brtiney Spears‘s father Jamie was granted “permanent legal control” of her. He has been acting as his much-improved daughter’s “temporary [conservator]” since Feburary, so we guess the move is more positive than creepy. [US Weekly]

Fallout from the Battle of the Boncompagni Sisters includes the publication of some interesting emails authored by Park Avenue Peerage’s James Kurisunkal. [Cityfile]

Possibly disappointing club Citrine was the location for Hannah Bronfman‘s (daughter of Warner Music Group chair Edgar) 21st birthday party, where she hung out with her brother, Exit’s Ben Brewer, and his fiancee MIA. [P6]