A guardianship that will have lasted more than 13 years. On September 29, 2021, the Los Angeles court granted Britney Spears a victory she was desperately waiting for. He has indeed announced the removal of the guardianship of his father, James Parnell Spears, who was responsible for managing his daughter’s schedule, work and finances. A guardianship which will be definitively lifted a few weeks later, in November 2021. Incredible news for Britney Spears, who has been demanding her freedom for several months, but also for her fans who have never stopped supporting her, thanks in particular to the hashtag #FreeBritney .
Last summer, the pop star had finally broken the silence on his difficult return to normal life. “You can’t treat me, fix my emotions and my sensitivity. I’m in therapy. I think I’m going to need a miracle for my emotions”, she confided on social networks, believing that she was “traumatized” over this long period.
James Parnell Spears: ‘I don’t know if she would be alive without guardianship’
And a few months after this speech, it is now up to the father of Britney Spears to speak. James Parnell Spears has indeed confided in the columns of the Mail on Sunday this Sunday, December 18. Returning to this period when he had to take charge of his charge, he first assured that the guardianship had the sole purpose of protecting his daughter “and also protecting his children”. “I don’t know if she would be alive without guardianship,” he said. Since the end of this guardianship, the agreement is not really in good shape between the father and the singer, which does not prevent James Parnell Spears from affirming to love his daughter with “all [his] heart and with all [his soul”. According to him, the conservatorship has even been beneficial for Britney Spears. “I don’t think she would have gotten the kids back” without it, says James Parnell Spears.
The interpreter of Baby One More Time has also long accused her father of not letting her enjoy his money. Claims strongly contested by his father. “She was broke. She had no money at all. We worked, she worked, and the guardianship allowed her to restore her finances,” continued James Parnell Spears. And to conclude that for him, this guardianship was intended to “repair [his] broken family”. A mission that obviously failed.
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