Britney Spears‘ father James Spears has filed legal papers requesting an end to the 13-year conservatorship that Britney described in June as “abusive.” His lawyer wrote that if his daughter wants control of her life, “she should get that chance.”
Via the New York Times:
As a movement among the singer’s fans known as #FreeBritney grew online, arguing that the conservatorship should end, Mr. Spears consistently defended his management of his daughter’s life. In the court filing, his lawyer again maintained that the arrangement “helped Ms. Spears get through a major life crisis, rehabilitate and advance her career, and put her finances and her affairs in order.”
But, his lawyer wrote, the situation had changed when Ms. Spears spoke out fervently against the conservatorship. In June, Ms. Spears told the court that her father “loved” his control over her life and should be in jail for his actions as conservator. She has vowed not to perform as long as her father is in charge.
For her part, Britney is keeping things positive of social media today:
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