September 29, 2023
The singer's father was suspended from his daughter's guardianship

The singer’s father was suspended from his daughter’s guardianship

After 13 years of controlling his daughter’s life, Jimmy Spears is no longer her teacher Britney Spears. The decision was made at a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court.

earlier this month, Jimmy petitioned to end guardianship after the singer Ask him to replace him with a professional teacher.

in June, I asked to end guardianship At a hearing in California. The artist said at the time that she was forced to work sick and said that she was forbidden to marry and have children.

Not only did my family do nothing, but my dad was all for it. Anything that happened to me had to be approved by my father. […] I lied and told the whole world that I was fine and happy. It’s a lie, I thought I’d probably stay if I said enough. I was in denial, in shock, I’m shocked. Now I’m telling the truth, okay? I’m not happy, I can’t sleep. I’m so angry, he’s crazy, I’m depressed. I cry every day. […] I want to be heard, I want change, I deserve change. Britney said in the audience in June

“This situation is unsustainable…This situation is toxic,” Judge Brenda Penny said in her decision to suspend Jamie.

She agreed to accountant John Zabel as temporary successor to Britney’s father. A new hearing will be scheduled to decide on the complete removal of Jamie’s guardianship.

understand the situation

Jamie Spears, Britney’s father, has had her guardian since 2008, that is, it was he who gave the last word on several decisions in the artist’s life, for example, whether she would marry or not. The legal arrangement was started due to Britney’s mental health concerns, who was hospitalized twice in 2008 in the hospital’s psychiatric ward.

Since then, Britney’s father and lawyer have taken control of her personal and business affairs. a A singer tried to remove her father as her guardian in 2020, but one Judge denied and they expanded Guardianship until September 2021. Fans of the artist even made a movement called “free Britney” at the end of the lesson.

in february, The New York Times released a documentary called “Framing Britney Spears: A Star’s Life”, which shows the ups and downs of Britney’s career and the details of the singer’s guardianship, which sparked the controversy surrounding it.