Britney Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, is making an attempt to wipe his fingers clear of any soiled work which will have gone on in her 13-year conservatorship.
Jamie alleged in court docket paperwork this week that Jodi Montgomery — the care supervisor assigned to temporarily take over for him as conservator of the particular person — is guilty for Britney’s lack of freedom.
“Ms. Montgomery has been fully in charge of Ms. Spears’ day-to-day personal care and medical treatment, and Ms. Montgomery has made all decisions related to those matters,” Jamie, 68, mentioned, according to TMZ.
Last week, Britney, 39, made disturbing allegations throughout a uncommon court docket listening to, together with that she was forbidden from taking out her IUD with the intention to have kids along with her boyfriend, Sam Asghari. The pop star additionally claimed she was informed the couple could not get married below the conservatorship.
Jamie argued within the new authorized docs that he has not tried to intervene in Britney’s marital plans, mentioning that he gave his blessing to his daughter’s engagement to Jason Trawick in 2011 whereas she was nonetheless below the conservatorship. They split in 2013.
Jamie — who continues to be conservator of the property alongside Bessemer Trust — went on to say that he has “been cut off from communicating” with Britney for the previous two years.
However, Jamie’s personal legal professional, Vivian Lee Thoreen, told “Good Morning America” earlier this yr that Jamie and Britney had “many conversations” all through 2020.
“In fact, early on in the [COVID-19] pandemic, they spent two weeks with other family members hunkered down in Louisiana,” Thoreen alleged in February. “Britney and Jamie went on long drives together. They played and worked in the family garden, and every night Jamie cooked Southern comfort food that they ate and the family enjoyed together.”
In her personal testimony on June 23, Britney additionally introduced up incidents by which she discovered the conservatorship to be too controlling that had taken place lengthy earlier than Montgomery was ever concerned.
The “Toxic” singer alleged that in 2018 she was compelled to go on tour regardless of telling her conservators that she wanted a break.
“In California, the only similar thing to this is called sex trafficking, making anyone work against their will, taking all their possessions away — credit card, cash, phone, passport,” she informed Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny.
Britney additionally alleged that in early 2019 she was compelled to go to a mental health facility as retaliation for objecting to a dance transfer at rehearsals for a since-canceled Las Vegas residency. Montgomery didn’t develop into concerned within the case till September 2019, citing on the time Jamie’s ongoing health issues as a motive for him to take a break.
While the “… Baby One More Time” singer mentioned on the listening to that Montgomery additionally tries to take issues “too far” along with her at instances, most of her discontent seemed to be with Jamie, even stating that she needed to “sue” her household.
Despite all this, Jamie’s authorized staff seems to keep up within the new authorized papers that they need to struggle any claims of “abuse” throughout the conservatorship.
“Mr. Spears believes it is important for the integrity of the conservatorship proceedings and in the best interests of Ms. Spears for the Court to order an investigation into the issues and claims raised by [Britney] at the June 23, 2021 status hearing,” the attorneys mentioned within the court docket paperwork, per TMZ.
They added, “Either the allegations will be shown to be true, in which case corrective action must be taken, or they will be shown to be false, in which case the conservatorship can continue its course. It is not acceptable for Conservators or the Court to do nothing in response to Ms. Spears’ testimony.”
Montgomery’s legal professional didn’t instantly return our request for remark.