Britney Spears is free

AmericaThe court decided that Britney Spears was released from guardianship after more than 13 years, allowing her full control of her own life.

Follow NY TimesJudge Brenda Penny of Los Angles Supreme Court ruled in a hearing on November 12: “Guardianship of Britney Spears’ private life and property is no longer necessary.” Voice Toxic not present in court. Matthew Rosengart – her lawyer – thanked and confirmed that the client was completely “safe” to start a new life.

Britney Spears posted photos on her personal page after hearing that she was no longer under guardianship. Photo: Britney Spears Instagram

The judge did not require Britney Spears to undergo a medical examination before ending her guardianship. All assets being managed by the guardians will be transferred to the singer’s trust fund. Britney’s side continues to attend two hearings on December 8 and early 2022.

* 13 years Britney Spears under guardianship

Outside the court, fans burst into tears when they heard the news. Hundreds of people cheered and celebrated the female singer’s freedom. On her personal page, Britney Spears wrote: “I can’t believe it. Today is the best day of my life. I love my fans so much. I think I will cry all day today.”

Fans celebrate outside the Los Angeles courthouse as they hear the judge's verdict.  Photo: AP

Fans celebrate outside a Los Angeles courthouse as they hear the court’s verdict on the fate of singer Britney Spears. Photo: AP

Britney Spears has been under the custody of her father Jamie Spears since 2008, after the scandal of locking herself in a room with her children. In recent years, the singer repeatedly asked the court to cancel but was unsuccessful. She alleges that Mr. Jamie abused his guardianship to benefit and mistreat her.

Due to controversy, at the end of 2019, a Los Angeles court granted control of decisions about Britney Spears’ personal life to guardianship officer Jodi Montgomery. Mr. Jamie only controls the property. On August 12, Mr. Jamie Spears agreed to give up his rights, citing public pressure, and asserted that he did nothing wrong in terms of the law.

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