Britney Spears has requested to intervene before the Superior Court of Los Angeles in a hearing, scheduled for June 23, on the legal guardianship that has controlled his life for 13 years.
The singer’s lawyer, Samuel Ingham, said Tuesday that Spears wants to speak in court, something she has not done since May 10, 2019, when his statement was taken behind closed doors and nothing he said was made public.
It is unknown if the June hearing will be organized under the same secrecy and what are the requests that the singer will present in her speech.
Half a hundred followers of the “princess of pop” gathered this Tuesday in front of the Los Angeles courts with placards in support and messages that qualified as slavery the legal guardianship whereby Spears’s father controls all the assets and decisions of his daughter.
At the beginning of the year, the court ruled that the father, Jamie Spear, would not be the sole legal guardian and you must share all decisions with an investment fund chosen by Spears.
The decision came after the artist’s legal team expressed “strong opposition” to her father continuing to exercise full control over her life.
“It is no secret that my client does not want his father as a co-tutor, but we recognize that it is a separate issue“Said the lawyer.
For her part, the parent’s lawyer, Vivian Lee Thoreen, assured that her will is to end the legal guardianship as soon as the conditions are met. “If you want to finish it, you can register a petition”, He considered in an interview with CNN.
Spears, now 39, agreed to have her father become her legal guardian in 2008, a period marked by erratic behavior in which she was admitted to a psychiatric hospital and lost custody of her children.
Some time later, the artist was rehabilitated, released new albums on the market and starred in one of the most watched shows in Las Vegas, but the guardianship was never revoked.
The “Toxic” singer has said that “she will not act again” until her father abandons that legal figure, questioned by thousands of Spears followers who periodically demonstrate with the slogan “#FreeBritney” (Freedom for Britney) and whose media interest increased after the premiere of the documentary “Framing Britney”, produced by The New York Times.