Here’s an easy and subtle explanation of what’s going on in the outside world regarding Britney Spears, her father and the word ‘conservatorship’.
To understand the matter in its deepest sense let’s dive into the basic definition of the term ‘conservatorship.’
Conservatorship is a legal term used in the US where a guardian or a protector is appointed by the judge to manage the financial matters and (or) the daily life of that person due to any physical or mental limitations, or old age.
WHY DOES BRITNEY SPEARS HAVE A CONSERVATORSHIP?
Now, the next question occurring in your mind is that why does Britney Spears have a conservatorship?
Well, in 2008, Britney was forced for conservatorship after she had several ‘mental breakdowns’ in public. Hence, allowing her father and lawyer take control of her financial assets and the power of decision-making in crucial matters.
WHAT IS #FREEBRITNEY?
#FreeBritney is a movement started by the singer’s fans to free her from her father’s clutches who has control over her financial affairs. Meanwhile, Britney Spears’ net worth is around $59 million and is being monitored by her father Jamie Spears, 68.
WHY ALL THIS NOW?
Well, the #FreeBritney movement has been going on for a decade now. But, the movement catches momentum on social media whenever there is a hearing regarding the case.
And so is the case now. Britney’s court hearing on the matter, at a Los Angeles County Court, was due on July 22. However, the Toxic singer was slated to appear for the hearing over a Zoom (video) call but remained absent.
THE LATEST ON BRITNEY SPEARS CONSERVATORSHIP
In September 2019, Britney’s care manager Jodi Montgomery stepped in as Britney’s ‘temporary conservator.’ Meanwhile, Britney’s father Jamie Spears battles personal health issues.