Britney Spears Conservatorship: #FreeBritney

You might have seen #FreeBritney circling around the internet recently. No, you haven’t been transported back to 2008. After a series of mental health crises, taken to relieve Britney, and her father was appointed in charge of her finances and personal decisions. Conservatorships are traditionally used to relieve those struggling with severe disability or the age-related problems.

While Britney has been active in the music industry, the 12 year ‘temporary’ conservatorship is cause for controversy amongst Britney’s fans who are concerned for her wellbeing and freedom. The conservatorship has been prolonged to 2020, while the father Jamie Spears has been relieved of his control over Britney’s personal life, but he is still in charge of her financial decisions.

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