Jamie Spears, Britney Spears' father, will continue to share legal guardianship of the singer with an investment fund that she designated years ago. This has been determined by the judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles, Brenda Penny, in the trial held on Thursday and in which she rejected the request of the artist's father to fully assume his legal guardianship.
As it has been happening in the latter For 12 years, Jamie will continue as Britney's legal guardian, but must continue to share all of her decisions, including those regarding finances, with the private fund Bassemer Trust. New hearings on this case are expected on March 17 and April 27.
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This judicial decision marks a new chapter in the legal battle that lawyers for Spears, 39, have waged with her father in order to relax his guardianship and which allows him to supervise all aspects of his daughter's public life since 2008. The case has acquired a More prominence after The New York Times premiered the documentary Framing Britney Spears, which reviews the artist's rise and fall and the reasons why her father, Jamie, has legal and financial custody of her.
Britney Spears speaks before the trial in which his
guardianship is decided The resolution obtained now is closer to the will of Spears, who this summer expressed her “strong opposition” to her father continuing to exercise total 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 singer's lawyer, Samuel Ingham. Britney Spears, who is on an indefinite hiatus in her career but is actively working on her quest to regain control of her life and money, also announced last November that she would no longer perform on stage as long as her father remains her. tutor.
The artist's problems with her father go back several years. According to the documentary, he was never present in her career and the only thing that interested her was the money her daughter could earn. However, after the problems suffered by Britney in 2007, he managed to take her custody in 2008, both legal and financial. The situation worsened especially in 2019, when the singer was admitted for the third time to a psychiatric center . It was said that the reason was “a nervous breakdown” due to her father's poor health, but she later said that it was Jamie himself who forced her into the court. The reason was that the artist had gone out to eat a hamburger with her boyfriend without the knowledge of her tutor.
In recent days, Sam Asghari, the artist's boyfriend of two years, sent a devastating message against Jamie Spears. On his Instagram profile, the singer's personal trainer and fitness model has posted a message saying: “Now it is important for people to understand that I have zero respect for someone who tries to control our relationship and constantly puts obstacles in our way. . In my opinion, Jamie is a total asshole. I will not go into details because I have always respected our privacy but at the same time I have not come to this country so as not to be able to express my opinion and my freedom. ”