A dramatic relationship. Britney Spears and Jamie Lynn Spears have had a bumpy experience by way of the years — and haven’t at all times saved that drama underneath wraps.
In June 2021, the pop star spoke out in courtroom for the primary time since being put underneath a conservatorship in 2008. Throughout the explosive hearing, she defined why she ought to be capable to select her personal lawyer, including that she needed to take legal action against her family.
“I simply need my life again. It’s been 13 years, and it’s sufficient. It’s been a long time since I’ve owned my cash,” the “Fortunate” singer mentioned on the time. “I’d truthfully wish to sue my household, to be completely sincere with you. I additionally would really like to have the ability to share my story with the world, and what they did to me, as an alternative of it being a hush-hush secret to profit all of them.”
Following the case, the Candy Magnolias star responded to fans via Instagram who claimed she wasn’t publicly supporting the #FreeBritney motion as a result of she hadn’t posted on social media.
“Possibly I didn’t assist her the best way the general public would really like me to with a hashtag on a public platform, however I can guarantee you I’ve supported my sister lengthy earlier than there was a hashtag. And I’ll assist her lengthy after. Word that,” the actress shared. “I’m so proud of her for utilizing her voice. I’m so pleased with her for requesting new counsel like I instructed her to do a few years in the past. If ending the conservatorship or flying to Mars or no matter else she desires to do [will make her happy] — I assist that, one hundred pc. As a result of I assist my sister. I like my sister. At all times have, at all times will. As long as she’s happy. Let’s maintain praying. That’s all.”
In July, the Grammy winner was granted the precise to decide on her personal authorized consultant, appointing former federal prosecutor Mathew Rosengart in cost. On the time, she additionally accused her father, Jamie Spears, of “conservatorship abuse,” including, “If this isn’t abuse, I don’t know what’s. … I assumed they had been attempting to kill me.”
Amid the hearings, Britney and her sister each shared their ideas by way of social media.
Whereas Britney has continued to say her youthful sister didn’t at all times have her again, Jamie Lynn tried to defend the pop star amid their difficult relationship.
“That love continues to be there, one hundred pc. I like my sister,” Jamie Lynn mentioned during a Good Morning America interview in January 2022. “I’ve solely ever cherished and supported her and achieved what’s proper by her, and she or he is aware of that. So I don’t know why we’re on this place proper now. … I’ve at all times been my sister’s greatest supporter, so when she wanted assist, I arrange methods to take action.”
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