Britney Spears’ conservatorship has been a topic of debate for years.
The #FreeBritney movement started because of Britney Spears’ conservatorship.
Many of the popstar’s fans hope that she be removed from it and give her the freedom she deserves. After all, she’s already 38 years old.
Unfortunately, the fans’ plea may not be enough.
According to Spears’ former estate manager Andrew Wallet, her conservatorship could go on for the rest of her life.
Wallet was named permanent co-conservator of Spears’ estate alongside her dad, Jamie Spears, in 2008. He resigned a few years later.
Britney deprived of rights
Speaking to the Daily Mail, he said that it’s not in the popstar’s “best interest” to be outside of her conservatorship.
“Britney, to this day, does not have the capacity to sign documents and make decisions for herself.”
He added that with the mom-of-two’s assets, it’s vital for them to protect that.
“The conservatorship has to stay in place because she is susceptible to undue influences,” Wallet continued.
Movement only ignited the situation even more
Speaking of Britney Spears’ army of fans who are campaigning to release her from her conservatorship, Wallet believes it’s only adding more fuel to the already fiery situation.
Wallet said, “This movement on social media has definitely complicated matters. There are people lurking in the shadows pushing an agenda.”
He added, “I can’t say who, but it is hurting Britney. She’s the only one who gets hurt by all of this.”
Though he is no longer considered a co-conservator, Wallet agrees that the conservatorship is necessary for Britney Spears’ well-being.
“Britney is in a conservatorship for good reason, but a lot of the Free Britney people have no experience with the law,” Wallet explained. “You have a lot of people who don’t have a clue, but meanwhile, we can’t talk about it.”
The lawyer-conservator also slammed the crazy speculation that he stole money from Spears worth $59 million.
Britney Spears’ estate
The “Oops I Did It Again” hitmaker doesn’t want her dad, Jamie, to continue as her sole conservator and is currently asking for a wealth management company to be appointed.
Recently, the popstar requested to have voluntary conservatorship. The hearing for the case is scheduled for November 10.
Meanwhile, Spears’ sister, Jamie Lynn, made a move to control her older sister’s assets. She was named a trustee of her estate in 2018.
Britney Spears was put under temporary conservatorship in 2008 after being committed to a psychiatric ward then was later made permanent.
Britney Spears has a net worth of $60 million, but she doesn’t get to use most of the money, as she’s only given a monthly allowance.
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