New developments in Britney Spears’s fight against the conservatorship she has been under for the 13 years are coming to light. As it turns out, Spears’s attorney Mathew Rosengart has made a request asking that the pop star’s father, Jamie Spears, be immediately replaced as her conservator.
Since 2008, Jamie Spears has been the sole conservator over the conservatorship his daughter has been under since her very public breakdown in 2007 after she became a mother of two. However, just recently, Britney Spears has started speaking out against the conservatorship, calling it abusive.
Two weeks ago, as Mamas Uncut previously reported, a judge accepted the resignation of the wealth management firm that was in charge of Spears’ finances, and who was considered the co-conservator alongside Jamie. However, as a result of their resignation, the last person in control of her estate is now her dad.
Britney Spears Requests Jamie Spears Be Removed Immediately
According to Fox News, Britney Spears has now asked the courts to immediately remove her father as her sole conservator and replace him with Jason Rubin. Jason Rubin is an accountant.
As Rosengart petitioned the court, back in July, he noted that if Spears was capable of choosing her own attorney, she should “likewise has sufficient capacity to make this nomination.” Now new reports suggest that Rosengart is working hard to have Jamie removed as quickly as possible.
“Conservatee Britney Jean Spears will and hereby does apply to the Court, on an ex parte basis, for an Order Advancing the September 29 Hearing Date on Conservatee’s Petition to Remove James Spears as Conservator of the Estate and Petition to Appoint Jason Rubin as Conservator of the Estate,” the ex parte application states. “In the alternative, Conservatee moves for the immediate suspension of James P. Spears as Conservator and the appointment of Jason Rubin as Temporary Conservator pending the hearing presently set for September 29, 2021.”
The filing further states, “Every day that passes is another day of avoidable harm and prejudice to Ms. Spears and the Estate. As described in the Verified July 26 Petitions and filings under Probate Code Section 2650, Ms. Spears’s emotional health and well-being must be, and are, the paramount concern.” The hope is that the court date will be moved to this month, August.
During her previous testimonies in court, the pop star has said that she’s been “in denial. I’ve been in shock. I am traumatized.” And that she just simply “wants my life back.”
Britney Spears has further stated she “can’t sleep. I’m so angry, it’s insane,” as a result of her conservatorship and things she claims she is not allowed to do because of it. Britney has gone as far as to say she can’t expand her family with her longtime boyfriend because “this so-called team won’t let me go to the doctor to take [my IUD] out because they don’t want me to have children. I want to be able to get married and have a baby. I was told right now in the conservatorship I am not able to get married and have a baby.”
She has also vowed to never return to the stage until she is in control of what she is allowed to do. “For those of you who choose to criticize my dancing videos, look, I’m not gonna be performing on any stages anytime soon with my dad handling what I wear, say, do, or think,” she explained on Instagram.
“And no I’m not gonna put on heavy makeup and try try try on stage again and not be able to do the real deal with remixes of my songs for years and begging to put my new music in my show for MY fans, so I quit,” Britney Spears continued. “I don’t like that my sister showed up at an awards show and performed MY SONGS to remixes!!!!! My so-called support system hurt me deeply!!!! This conservatorship killed my dreams, so all I have is hope and hope is the only thing in this world that is very hard to kill, yet people still try!!!! I didn’t like the way the documentaries bring up humiliating moments from the past. I’m way past all that and have been for a long time!!!!”
Rosengart further cited these testimonies, Jodie Montgomery’s comments, and Lynne Spears’s comments regarding the conservatorship as “good cause” for the ex parte application. No decision has been made as of August 5.
Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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