Superstar Britney Spears wore a #FreeBritney T-shirt ahead of a court hearing on Friday in the hopes she will be ending a 13-year conservatorship she has called abusive and humiliating.
A smiling Spears and her fiance Sam Asghari donned #FreeBritney T-shirts in an Instagram post with the slogan “It’s a human rights movement” in a video posted on Asghari’s Instagram account hours before the hearing in Los Angeles was due to start.
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Britney supporters will gather outside the courthouse and plan to hold a celebration if the judge delivers the milestone ruling they are hoping for.
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“This week is gonna be very interesting for me!” Spears wrote on Instagram earlier this week. “I haven’t prayed for something more in my life!”
A key question is whether Penny might require Spears to undergo a mental health evaluation, a step often taken before ending a conservatorship. The singer has asked to be released without a new psychiatric assessment.
In June, Spears told the court she had been traumatized and wanted her “life back” as soon as possible. She said she had been forced to work and take medication against her will and was prevented from marrying or even getting her hair and nails done.
Her father, Jamie Spears, has said through attorneys that he helped his daughter rehabilitate her career and always acted in her best interest. Continue Reading