The hashtag #FreeBritney has been trending on Twitter periodically for the last few years. What does it all mean? Britney Spears, at almost 40 years old, is being held against her will in a permanent conservatorship, which means she cannot make financial or personal decisions without approval and oversight from a conservator, who until late 2019 was her father, Jamie Spears. In her most recent, heartbreaking testimony, Britney has revealed that she can not even be married or have children, and is forced to keep on birth control so she will not become pregnant.
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Less Than Two Months After Being Deemed Incapable Of Making Her Own Decisions, Spears Had A Guest Role On 'How I Met Your Mother'Photo: CBS
Read more about her role on How I Met Your Mother.
In 2008 Spears Was Reportedly Denied A Lawyer She Tried To Hire, And Her Father Filed A Restraining Order Against Him In 2009
It has become clear over the years that Britney is unhappy as she has made a number of attempts to dissolve the c-ship. Britney reportedly tried hiring a lawyer named Jon Eardley in 2008 to help her fight the c-ship, but was denied. Her dad filed a restraining order against him. pic.twitter.com/yGPJwuYAKn— Cristina | #FreeBritney (@justloveme_x) June 13, 2020
Read more about the restraining order against attorney Jon Eardley.
Spears Won Best Video, Pop Video, And Female Video At The 2008 VMAs
In September 2008, Britney's Mother, Lynne Spears, Published A Book That Alleged Jamie Spears Was Abusive
According to Britney's mom's book, she stated that Jamie subjected his family to years of “verbal abuse, abandonment, and erratic behavior” as a result of his heavy drinking. He also was careless with money and investments and had a multitude of failed businesses. pic.twitter.com/7nvlCtP8BA— Cristina | #FreeBritney (@justloveme_x) June 13, 2020