Britney Spears has taken to the stand remotely in her battle to end her controversial conservatorship and has been dropping an array of bombshells.
In what is the first time the singer, 39, has been heard in open court in the 13 yeas of her conservatorship, she has sensationally alleged that she was forced into touring in 2018.
The Toxic singer claimed she was forced to do the Las Vegas tour after telling them she didn’t want to and the next thing she knew they had switched her medication.
The singer told the court in Los Angeles: “My manager said they would sue me if i didn’t follow through with the tour.”
She also alleged that she was “handed paperwork when she got off stage in Vegas” and “out of fear I did that tour”.
The star claimed that she “needed a break” and was put under too much pressure. and spoke about how she had pleaded for a break from Vegas after four years but the request fell on deaf ears and she was criticised for being uncooperative, which she says is “absolutely not true”.
Britney was speaking directly to Superior Judge Brenda Penny about her life under the restrictions of the conservatorship, which have seen tight controls put over her finances and affairs since 2008.
The star’s conservatorship is currently shared between her father and Jodi Montgomery – Britney’s longtime care manager, who was appointed by a court to hold joint conservatorship with Jamie in 2019.
Elsewhere in her speech, the singer also made the huge accusation that she has been unable to fulfil her dream of getting married and having children as her “team” have put her on contraception.
Her father, Jamie, 68, has continuously denied any wrongdoing and in a short statement read out to the court on Wednesday he said he was “sorry to see his daughter in so much pain”.
He also claimed that he “misses his daughter very much”.
Fans of the singer have been rallying outside of the court to support her throughout the day.
The Free Britney campaign has given the singer unequivocal support and have been very vocal and present at any court proceedings to do with the conservatorship and this was no exception.
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