IT’S taken 13 years, dozens of court appearances, four documentary films, a tsunami of misery and plenty of family drama but she’s finally shed the shackles that made her a prisoner in her own life.
Britney Spears, one of music’s hardest-working stars, can at last look forward to a normal life after being freed from the conservatorship that gave her father, Jamie, control over every aspect of her life.
A judge recently pronounced the star liberated from the handcuffs she has long sought to unlock and the 39-year-old couldn’t be more delighted.
“Good God, I love my fans,” she tweeted, praising the Free Britney movement that had been instrumental in keeping her plight in the public eye.
Britney (39) had fought long and hard to end the conservatorship while working non-stop releasing albums, judging The X Factor and making an estimated $138 million (R2,07 billion) performing in Las Vegas. “I shouldn’t be in a conservatorship if I can work for myself and pay other people,” she told the court earlier this year. “The laws need to change.”
The judge agreed – and Britney is now able to do the things most people take for granted.
SHE CAN HAVE ANOTHER BABY
Britney can choose her own birth control – or not use any at all. Up to now, she wasn’t allowed to have her contraceptive device removed.
“I’m not able to get married or have a baby,” the singer told the court earlier this year.
“I have an IUD inside of my self right now, so I don’t get pregnant. I wanted to take the IUD out so I could start trying to have another baby. But this so-called team won’t let me go to the doctor to take it out because they don’t want me to have any more children.”
Now she can try to fulfil her dream of having another child – this time with her fiancé, SAM ASGHARI (27).
SHE CAN SEE WHO SHE WANTS
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