has spoken. The 39-year-old pop star broke her silence and addressed the court herself Wednesday for the first time in more than two the increased interest in her conservatorship after The New York Times “Framing Britney Spears” release documentary and the #FreeBritney movement organized by her fans.
“I’m not here to be anyone’s slave,” Spears said while. “I’ve lied and told the I’m OK and happy. It’s a lie. Maybe if I said it enough, I would become happy because I’d been in denial. I’ve been in shock. I am traumatized … I’m so angry it’s insane. And I’m depressed.”
No longer, Spears added: “I truly believe this conservatorship is abusive. I don’t . I want this conservatorship to end without having to be evaluated.” Until now, Spears has remained relatively mum on her 13-year-long conservatorship – managed by her father, Jamie Spears, and Co. over her estate, and professional conservator Jodi Montgomery, over Spears’ person.
the first time since May 10, 2019, that the singer has spoken in court. The last time, the courtroom was sealed, and none of what she said became public. “A ago, the last time I was in court,” Spears said Wednesday. “I haven’t been back to court because I don’t think I was heard on any level when I came to court last time.”
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Spears claimed Wednesday that her conservators have complete control over her and her body, going as far aswon’t let her remove an intrauterine device to have children. The singer shares sons Sean, 15, and Jayden, 14, with ex-husband Kevin Federline.
“I want to be able to get married and have a baby,” she said during the hearing. “I was told right now in the conservatorship, I’m that I cannotried or have a baby. I have an IUD inside myself, so I don’t get pregnant.”
She noted: “I wanted to take the IUD out so I can start trying to have another baby, but this so-called team won’t let me go to the doctor to take it out because they don’t want me to have any more children.”
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Dozens of #FreeBritney supporters gathered outside Stanley Mosk Courthouse in L.A. with signs supporting the pop star. Ahead of the hearing, Spears’ boyfriend Sam Asghari shared a selfie of himself wearing a #FreeBritney shirt to his Instagram Story. This story is developing.