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  1. Please sign & share this petition. An official response from The Whitehouse will be required if it reaches 100,000 signatures in 30 days. Sign it: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/conservatorship-and-civil-liberties-britney-spears
  2. Those of us who followed Britney's story in real-time during 2007 and 2008 know what a dark figure Sam Lutfi is. It's time for the fanbase to consider that Lutfi may have been hired by someone on Team CON to assist in setting the legal foundations for the conservatorship. Why? Lutfi's PR guy, Michael Sands (who formerly worked for Kevin Federline's attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan) and Lynne Spears have both claimed that Lutfi was inserted into Britney's life "in October of 2007." We know that is a lie. Lutfi was first photographed with Britney in June of 2007...But at least two witnesses have claimed he appeared months earlier: 1) Kalie Machado In February of 2007, Britney's assistant Kalie first encountered Lutfi. [From In Touch, print edition, March 10, 2008]: "Kalie Machado claims that while she was Britney’s assistant, she received a call from a man “at a restricted number” who said he was a private investigator working for Brit’s ex husband Kevin Federline. That man was Sam. “He said he had incriminating evidence on Britney and he was going to hand it over to me,” she recalls. “We arranged to meet in a Santa Monica Starbucks.” Kalie was nervous, so she brought her roommate with her. She says she spent 20 minutes listening to Sam talk and when she demanded to see the evidence, he instead “asked all kinds of stalkerish questions – like when we leave the house and where Britney and I went.” Finally, Kalie realized that Sam had nothing and left. “I got more calls from Sam after that,” she remembers, “but I just ignored them.” Kalie stopped working for Britney… in February, 2007 and moved to San Francisco. Months later, she says she saw a photo on the Internet that made her stomach drop. “It was Britney, standing next to the man I met in Starbucks – Sam Lutfi. I got a chill down my spine.” 2) Lynne Spears On February 16, 2007, Lynne Spears received a strange phone call. [From "Through The Storm," page 165]: “Right before Britney went into Promises, after she shaved her head, I got an anonymous call from a man while I was driving in Los Angeles. There are drugs planted in Britney’s Malibu home,” he said, going on to tell me that it was a conspiracy between Kevin and Britney’s assistants to make my daughter look like a bad mother.” Two paragraphs later, Lynne admits that the man who called about the drugs was Sam Lutfi. She then proceeded to attend a taping of Dancing With The Stars with him, and also discuss shoe and jewelry endorsements. Legal Foundations: A private investigator hired by Kevin? Incriminating evidence? Drugs planted in Britney's home? Who is Sam Lutfi? And why would he appear just prior to Britney mysteriously visiting a prominent criminal defense attorney before checking into a 30-day stint in rehab? Feb. 20, 2007: Britney checked into Promises rehab center in Los Angeles. Feb. 21, 2007: Kevin Federline was granted an ex parte (emergency) court hearing over custody of their two young sons. Britney checked out of Promises and drove to meet with Blair Berk, a prominent criminal defense attorney. Feb. 22, 2007: Britney checked back into rehab for a third time, staying for 30 days. Kevin retained sole physical custody of the boys for those 30 days. Oct. 1, 2007: A judge granted Kevin Federline the sole right "to retain physical custody of the minor children" after his attorney, Mark Vincent Kaplan, petitioned for an unscheduled hearing. What happened between rehab and officially losing legal custody of the boys to Kevin? Lynne Spears and Sam Lutfi attended a taping of Dancing With The Stars together on May 22, 2007. Lynne Spears and Sam Lutfi discussed shoe and jewelry endorsements. Britney was photographed partying throughout the summer, often accompanied by Sam Lutfi. The family court judge concluded that "there is a habitual, frequent, and continuous use of controlled substances and alcohol by (Spears)" and ordered her to undergo drug testing on Sept. 18, 2007. Britney was charged with hit-and-run and driving without a valid license on Sept. 23, 2007, stemming from an incident in August. Britney was photographed driving with the boys in the back of her car without a valid license. The First 5150: After losing custody on Oct.1, 2007, Britney spent the next two months with limited visitation of her boys. On Jan. 31, 2008, she locked herself in her bathroom and refused to turn the boys over to Mark Vincent Kaplan when he arrived. Sam Lutfi was present in the house. Britney later wrote a letter claiming her "friend" told her it was okay to keep the boys longer. The Second 5150: Britney spent the next month with zero visitation rights. On the night of January 27, 2008, Britney visited Dr. Deborah Nadel for the first time after the family court ordered her to undergo psychiatric testing. Over the next three days, Britney spent at least 60 hours straight awake, crying, and driving the streets of Los Angeles. On the night of January 30, 2008, paparazzi agency X17 reported that there had been a suicide attempt. Only Lutfi is present at the time, but Lynne rushed to Britney's home. On the night of January 31, 2008, Britney was alone at her house with Sam Lutfi, Lynne Spears, and Lynne's friend Jackie. Police, fire, and ambulance assisted in taking Britney to the hospital, accompanied by police helicopters. In a legal declaration filed several days later, Lynne accused Lutfi of drugging Britney that night. "Sam told Jackie and me that he grinds up Britney's pills, which were on the counter and included Risperdol and Seroquel. He told us that he puts them in her food that that was the reason she had been quiet for the last three days (she had been sleeping.) He told us that the doctor who is treating her now is trying to get her into a sleep-induced coma so that they could then give her drugs to heal her brain." The following day, Lutfi admitted that he gave Britney a "handful of pills" prior to Lynne's arrival. He claimed the pills were to treat Britney's bi-polar disorder. On Feb. 1, 2008, Jamie Spears asked the probate court for a temporary conservatorship. "Dementia" is cited as the reason. In Lynne's book, she admitted that Jamie had planned for the temporary conservatorship with Lou M. Taylor for several weeks in advance. Sam Lutfi has never been charged with any felonies related to Britney, even though the Spears accused him of drugging her, as well as stealing valuables from her home. If these accusations were true, why not press charges? The Permanent Conservatorship: On Oct. 28, 2008, the temporary conservatorship was made permanent. Britney was found to be "susceptible to undue influence," meaning she is vulnerable to others taking advantage of her. Jamie Spears used the "susceptible to undue influence" claim frequently over the next eight years, often citing Sam Lutfi as posing a danger to her. Media outlets such as TMZ frequently referred to Lutfi as being a threat until his lawsuit against the Spears wrapped in 2016. The Result: Sam Lutfi has re-appeared frequently over the past 12 years, whether it be: Assisting Britney with attempting to retain lawyer in Jon Eardley in February of 2008, earning Lutfi a restraining order. Assisting Britney in obtaining a cell phone in January of 2009 to contact lawyer Jon Eardley, earning Lutfi a second restraining order. Suing Lynne Spears over claims made in her book "Through The Storm." Suing Britney for defaulting on a management contract that would have earned Lutfi millions of dollars. Accusing Britney of being a drug user, saying he found a stash of crystal m*** in her home in July of 2007. Re-appearing on social media in 2019 and contacting Lynne Spears in 2020, resulting in additional restraining orders. Sam Lutfi may claim to be a friend of Britney, but his actions over the past 12 years have consistently given the family court and probate court reasons to: 1) Deny Britney physical and legal custody of her children. 2) Deny Britney unsupervised visitation rights with her children. 3) Commit Britney to two involuntary psychiatric holds. 4) Commit Britney to a temporary conservatorship due to "dementia." 5) Continue to hold Britney in a permanent conservatorship due to being "susceptible to undue influence." The result has been that Jamie Spears and Kevin Federline (along with attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan) have brokered private deals over the past 12 years for supervised visitation rights with the boys. This is likely the biggest reason why Britney has been compliant with the conservatorship for so many years and did not legally fight back until 2019. The question is... If Sam Lutfi was at any time paid to assist in what appears to be a multi-million-dollar racket, who was (or still is) paying him to do so? Please discuss. Sources: https://www.cele*****y.com/9838/sam_lutfi_stalked_britney_before_befriending_her_claims_her_ex_assistant/ https://books.google.ca/books/about/Through_the_Storm.html?id=eOiunEB5ccMC&redir_esc=y https://www.reuters.com/article/us-spears-idUSN2145435720070923 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/oct/02/pop.usa https://www.ctvnews.ca/lawyers-meet-in-spears-custody-dispute-1.257640 https://www.x17online.com/2008/01/britney_running_on_empty https://www.x17online.com/2008/01/x17_xclusive_britney_suicide_attempt https://www.x17online.com/2008/01/britney_suicide_attempt_the_hours_before https://www.x17online.com/2008/02/sam_admits_to_giving_brit_handful_of_pills https://www.x17online.com/2008/02/_is_sam_lutfi_being https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/britney-spears-sam-lutfi-trial-381805 Related:
  3. According to official court documents, Britney Spears’s net worth is between 50-60 million dollars. Although this is still a considerable amount, it’s much lower than expected for a pop star and performer with a successful career spanning over 2 decades. I mean Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga have not been in the industry as long as her and yet, they have all accumulated a net worth of over 100 million dollars. Britney has sold many records, the majority of which have been certified gold multiple times. The albums she released between 1999-2003 broke the charts. I remember that her second album was sold out at my local wal-mart the week that it was released! Her fragrances and endorsement deals (e.g. Pepsi) were also very lucrative. Bryan Spears said that her fragrance line apparently made $100 billion...although, he probably exaggerated and meant to say 100 million. All those concert tours were extremely popular...more so than her rivals like Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake(boo!). I remember that she performed in my hometown as part of the dream within a dream tour and tickets sold out 6 months before the scheduled concert (I managed to get a ticket and see it!). Of course, there’s the Vegas residency. This was one of the more lucrative endeavors for Britney. She spent 4 years performing in Vegas and also landed more concerts and performances across the country. Britney must have been earning 500,000 per show. She should have earned over 100 million from the residency alone. I mean, Celine Dion performed exclusively in Vegas for 16 years and now has a net worth of 600 million. Now, taking all this into consideration, how is her net worth only 50-60 million. Given all that she has accomplished over her career, Britney’s net worth should be well over 300 million. I simply don’t understand where the money has gone. I believe she signed a pre-nup when she married Kevin Federaline. He definitely did not get much from her. Even if she’s paying him spousal and child support, it shouldn’t be a huge dent in her bank account. Britney is known for her shopping sprees...but she tends to spend her money at stores like Target and JCPenny. It’s not like she’s buying $100,000 fur coats and jewelry. People claim that the conservatorship has drained her finances...I don’t believe it. Isn’t the goal of this whole thing to preserve her fortune and help it grow? This could be another conspiracy...where is her money going? Who is getting it? I’m very shocked and sad for her. She has worked so hard for so long. Britney deserves to have a net worth that represents all the time, effort, and success in this crazy entertainment industry.
  4. A large part of the discussion around the conservatorship involves Britney's finances. Let's compare two lawsuits — the WEG lawsuit and the Brand Sense lawsuit — to see if they offer up any clues as to how her finances have been managed both before and after the conservatorship. Shall we? The WEG Lawsuit: In October of 2007, Britney's former manager, Johnny Wright, sued Britney and her company "Britney Touring, Inc." for unpaid commissions he claimed she owed him. Johnny alleged that Britney stopped paying him in December of 2006, just as she split from Kevin Federline. The commissions dated back to 2003, when Britney and Johnny parted ways, and included album advances for "In The Zone" and "Greatest Hits." The fact that "Britney Touring, Inc." was also named in the lawsuit hints that Johnny felt she owed him commissions on the "Onyx Hotel Tour," as well as possibly the "House of Blues Tour." Johnny claimed he didn't know how much she owed since he hadn't received accounting reports since 2003. Source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/1047435/wright-sues-spears-for-breach-of-contract/ Within the court documents it stated: "Upon information and belief, SPEARS and BTI concealed from WEG a series of negotiations and agreements for otherwise commissionable Gross Receipts payable to WEG, thus diverting those commissions to SPEARS directly or indirectly, or to corporate entities without the knowledge, consent, or agreement of WEG, both before and after the termination Agreement." The Brand Sense Lawsuit: In March of 2011, a company called Brand Sense Partners, LLC sued Britney for unpaid commissions they claimed she owed them. They claimed a compromise deal was orchestrated by Jamie Spears and Lou M. Taylor, which delivered perfume royalties from Elizabeth Arden directly to Britney. Source: https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2011/03/exclusive-britney-spears-being-sued-10m-ex-business-partner/ Within the court documents it stated: “Britney secretly made a separate deal with Elizabeth Arden in a sneaky underhanded effort to circumvent and evade its obligations to Brand Sense.” ... “Brand Sense had a contractual right to a 35% commission on any Britney Spears-branded fragrance sold by Elizabeth Arden” ... “But Mr. Spears complained that the commission was too high and said that Britney did not want to pay it.” Both lawsuits were settled by the conservatorship, and included large payments to Johnny Wright and Brand Sense Partners. The SJB Revocable Trust: In July of 2004, Britney's estimated $100-million fortune was placed into the SJB Revocable Trust. Britney was named as the sole Trustee. Source: https://people.com/crime/whos-in-charge-of-britney-spearss-money/ Adam Streisand: In February of 2008, lawyer Adam Streisand attempted to represent Britney in the first hearing for the proposed conservatorship. Before being ejected from the courtroom, Streisand claimed Britney had told him her estate was worth $40-million, encompassed 15 separate entities, and was in the middle of a $17-million IRS audit with Jive Records. Streisand says Britney has expressed a "very strong desire" for her father, Jamie Spears, not to be the conservator of her estate, and asked the court to name Northern Trust Bank and her business manager Howard Grossman as co-conservators. Source: https://www.mtv.com/news/1580917/britney-spears-lawyer-ejected-from-courtroom-after-judge-doesnt-recognize-him-as-her-counsel/ Michael Sands: In February 2008, following Adam Streisand's unsuccessful attempts to represent Britney, lawyer Jon Eardley filed documents with the court claiming she had been robbed. Eardley's spokesman, Michael Sands (who was also the spokesman for Sam Lutfi) claimed that RICO Act violations had taken place. He claimed the theft was on a grand scale, involving racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering, and that the theft "occurred prior to the conservatorship taking place and continues still." Source: https://www.mtv.com/news/1582277/britney-spears-has-been-robbed-her-self-proclaimed-lawyer-insists/ Bryan Spears: In July of 2020, Britney's older brother Bryan Spears sat down for an interview where he talked about taking over the financial end of the "family business." 13:20 - "It was 2003 that I took over, until 2009." 12:20 - "We didn't have anyone that was overseeing the actual financial business development, next step kind of thing for Brit. We had managers, we had business managers, we had agents. Everything. But no one was looking at what the left hand was doing and looking at what the right hand was doing. There was no top cop, basically, who was looking out for her best interests. So we, as a family, as we always do, vote and come up with a family decision. We all thought that would be a good idea for me to oversee all of it...Making sure money is being put away, new business is being formed, brands are being formed, trying to make money while we sleep so we're not so focused on having to tour." 14:42 - "Looking at a situation...if I feel like I don't have a really good handle on it, or if I feel like I don't have the expertise to conquer it, I go and hire or find the person or company that can. So, I went and hired Ernst & Young out of Nashville, brought them in and did an entire audit of every single detail of her business from publishing to branding to merchandising...we had a huge doll line. Tour merch, and all of that. And I had those guys give me a report that showed me, and we all broke it down. And then I went back, assessed it, and then I wound up having to make a lot of adjustments after that." Interviewer: "So how did you feel when you got that report?" Bryan: "I was not very well liked, you could put it that way, amongst the team." Interviewer: "Did you give a rat's ***? I mean, if they're stealing from your sister?" Bryan: "Looking back on it, I did what was right." Interviewer: "What did you do? Did you clean house?" Bryan: "Ya. Everyone but the manager." 17:22 - "My thing was new business development, that's what I kind of focused on. Which was the branding, and creating the Elizabeth Arden fragrance line with her. Just that alone has done over a $100-billion in sales...If your brand is producing those kind of numbers globally, in a 10-year span, that's a lot of money." Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS9Gyo7JdO8 Connecting the Dots: In 1999, Britney hired Johnny Wright to manage her career alongside entertainment lawyer Larry Rudolph. At this time, Britney signed a 10-year contract with Johnny and his management company, Wright Entertainment Group (WEG) which specified that "sunset payments" for deals he negotiated for her were to be paid through February of 2009. Following her split with Justin Timberlake in 2003, Britney parted ways with Johnny Wright. She remained with her other manager, Larry Rudolph. Around this time, Britney's older brother, Bryan Spears, took over the financial end of the "family business." He brought in a team of accountants to do a financial audit. Upon seeing the results, Bryan fired everyone except Larry Rudolph. He went on to focus on business development, including a multi-billion-dollar perfume line with Elizabeth Arden. Not long after, the SJB Revocable Trust was created to protect Britney's fortune, which was estimated to be around $100-million. All of her stocks, furnishings, jewelry, and all other assets were placed in the Trust. Britney was named as the sole Trustee. Were Britney to become incapacitated, both Bryan Spears and lawyer Ivan Taback would become co-Trustees. Two and a half years later, Britney split with husband Kevin Federline. According to Johnny Wright, payments to WEG stopped shortly after. Further, Johnny claimed he did not know exactly how much Britney owed him because he had not received an accounting report since they had parted ways in 2003. Less than a year later, in October 2007, Johnny Wright filed a lawsuit against Britney and her company "Britney Touring, Inc." In the court documents, Johnny alleged that new corporations may have been created to divert the commissions owed to him. Within four months, Jamie Spears, working with the "Spears Family Spokesperson" and owner of Tri-Star Entertainment, Lou M. Taylor, applied for a temporary conservatorship over Britney. As Britney attempted to fight the conservatorship in court, it was revealed that her $100-million fortune was now worth only $40-million. At the time, Bryan Spears remained in charge of overseeing the financial end of the "family business." With Britney deemed incompetent by the court, Bryan and Ivan Taback were named Co-Trustees of the SJB Trust. Within weeks, they transferred "Britney Touring, Inc." to the newly formed Estate, to be managed by Jamie Spears and Andrew Wallet. Two years later, in 2011, a second allegation of "diverted commissions" was made in court — this time by Brand Sense Partners, LLC. The company had brokered a deal with Elizabeth Arden to create a new line of fragrances for Britney. However, Jamie Spears and Lou M. Taylor were accused in court documents of diverting commissions from Brand Sense Partners in a "sneaky underhanded" way. Both the WEG lawsuit and the Brand Sense lawsuit were eventually settled by the conservatorship, with large payouts to both to rightly compensate them for the diverted commissions. For reference... A Chronological Timeline: https://www.breatheheavy.com/exhale/index.php?/forums/topic/787778-a-chronological-timeline-of-britney-spears-conservatorship/ So... What does all of this tell us about Britney's family's role in managing her finances? Please discuss.
  5. Sometimes it's easier to solve puzzles when the facts are laid out in chronological order. Can we begin posting key dates, and I can update this post as we go? __________________________________ July 26, 2004 - Britney's estimated $100-million fortune is placed into the SJB Revocable Trust. Britney is the sole Trustee. June 7, 2006 - US Weekly reports that Britney's family has hired a Christian life coach to assist in her decision to file for divorce from Kevin Federline. Aug. 2006 - During this month, Sweet Jamie Music, Inc., owned by Jamie Lynn Spears, undergoes a Change of Officer. Aug. 5, 2006 - By now Lou M. Taylor, President of Tri Star Entertainment is representing Jamie Lynn Spears, who appears on the TV show "Zoey 101." The Tri-Star website lists the staff as including Lou M. Taylor and Mitch Martin. According to Lou M. Taylor's bio, "I focus on making a difference in our business by operating a life management model that includes a cohesive working relationship with each member of a client’s team to ensure maximum professional support and counsel." Nov. 7, 2006 - Britney Spears files a petition for divorce from Kevin Federline. Dec. 11, 2006 - Spears Management, Inc. is incorporated in California with a mailing address listed in Kentwood, LA. Dec. 31, 2006 - By the end of this year, the Britney Spears Foundation is in a deficit of close to $200,000. Feb. 14, 2007 - Britney is taken to rehab in Antigua by manager Larry Rudolph. Within 24 hours, she checks herself out and returns to Florida. Feb. 16, 2007 - Britney nearly misses her flight from Miami to Los Angeles. The walkway is re-extended so she can board the plane. Feb. 16, 2007 - That evening, Britney shaves her head. “Right before Britney went into Promises, after she shaved her head, I got an anonymous call from a man while I was driving in Los Angeles. There are drugs planted in Britney’s Malibu home,” he said, going on to tell me that it was a conspiracy between Kevin and Britney’s assistants to make my daughter look like a bad mother.” (Lynne Spears, "Through The Storm," page 165) Feb. 20, 2007 - Britney checks into Promises rehab center in Los Angeles. Feb. 21, 2007 - Kevin Federline is granted an ex parte (emergency) court hearing over custody of their two young sons. Feb. 21 2007 - Britney checks out of Promises and drives to meet with Blair Berk, a prominent criminal defence attorney. Feb. 22, 2007 - Britney checks back into rehab for the third time. She enters Promises for a one-month stay. Mar. 21, 2007 - Britney is released from rehab. Mar. 24, 2007 - An annual accounting shows the mailing address of Spears Management, Inc. has changed from Kentwood to that of Tri-Star Entertainment. Apr. 13, 2007 - In a taped rant, Britney says, "My management totally knew what they were doing when they sent me to rehab - they were so right." Apr. 19, 2007 - In a statement to Page Six, James Spears sticks up for Britney's manager Larry Rudolph - who was fired by Britney last Friday. May 22, 2007 - Lynne Spears attends the season finale of Dancing with the Stars with Sam Lutfi, as well as discusses shoe and jewelry endorsements with him. (Lynne Spears, "Through The Storm," page 167) June 28, 2007 - Britney visits the set of Zoey 101 to serve her mother with a faux restraining order regarding the boys. Sept. 18, 2007 - Britney is ordered to undergo random drug and alcohol testing, attend individual counselling, and meet with a parenting coach. Family court Commissioner Scott M. Gordon concludes "there is a habitual, frequent, and continuous use of controlled substances and alcohol by (Spears)," but declines to alter the joint custody agreement which is in place between her and Kevin Federline. Sept. 23, 2007 - Britney is charged with hit and run and driving without a valid license, stemming from an incident on August 6, 2007. Sept. 25, 2007 - A family court hearing is set for November 26, 2007 to discuss Kevin Federline's request for an increase in time from the current 50/50 visitation schedule. Oct. 1, 2007 - A judge grants Kevin Federline the sole right "to retain physical custody of the minor children." Federline's attorney petitioned for Monday's unscheduled hearing after Spears was spotted shuttling her two children around LA over the weekend, less than two weeks after she was busted on charges of driving without a license. Oct. 1, 2007 - The Dr. Phil show contacts Federline's family members asking them to be guests on an upcoming show about the custody battle. Oct. 29, 2007 - Lynne Spears has signed a book deal with a Christian imprint. The book is to be based on her spiritual journals. Oct. 29, 2007 - Wright Entertainment Group (WEG), owned by ex-manager Johnny Wright, sues Britney for unpaid commissions. WEG managed Britney until February 2003, but was supposed to keep receiving commissions until February 2008 for deals negotiated on her behalf. Now WEG claims that Britney stopped paying in December 2006. WEG claims Britney has not accounted for or paid commissions for Zomba advances on LP's 3 and 4 ("In The Zone" and "Greatest Hits"), among other claims against "Britney Touring, Inc" (BTI). Also, "Upon information and belief, SPEARS and BTI concealed from WEG a series of negotiations and agreements for otherwise commissionable Gross Receipts payable to WEG, thus diverting those commissions to SPEARS directly or indirectly, or to corporate entities without the knowledge, consent, or agreement of WEG, both before and after the termination Agreement." Nov. 15, 2007 - Britney must attend court after a positive drug test. The cause is thought to be a prescription for Adderall. Dec. 1, 2007 - Bryan Spears remains the President of the Britney Spears Foundation, having signed the 2006 tax return with a female accountant from Tennessee. Jan. 4, 2008 - Britney is placed on a "5150" hold, which can last up to 72-hours if it is determined she is a threat to herself or others. Jan 5, 2008 - Dr. Phil McGraw is invited into Britney's hospital room by her family. Britney walks out after he enters, and checks out of the hospital. Jan. 21, 2008 - Britney sits for a deposition at the offices of Mark Vincent Kaplan. Jan. 25, 2008 - Britney visits Dr. Deborah Nadel for the first time after the family court forces her to undergo a psychological evaluation. Jan. 28, 2008 - Lynne and Jamie Spears arrive at Britney's house in separate cars at around 10 pm after hearing Britney and Sam Lutfi were fighting and that Britney was crying. "Sam told Jackie and me that he grinds up Britney's pills, which were on the counter and included Risperdol and Seroquel. He told us that he puts them in her food that that was the reason she had been quiet for the last three days (she had been sleeping.) He told us that the doctor who is treating her now is trying to get her into a sleep-induced coma so that they could then give her drugs to heal her brain." Jan. 30, 2008 - Paparazzi agency X17 reports that there has been a suicide attempt. Britney is alone at the house with Sam Lutfi, until he contacts Lynne Spears and requests her to come over. The police and ambulance arrive and take her to the Neuro Psychiatric Institute at UCLA ("NPI"). Britney's hospitalization is ordered on the recommendation of Dr. Deborah Nadel. LAPD helicopters circle overhead in a tightly-orchestrated effort to ensure Britney doesn't escape from her home before police can obtain a warrant to enter. Jan. 31, 2008 - In the early morning hours, Britney is placed on a second "5150" hold. According to Lynne Spears, Britney tells her doctor that she has been taking Adderall. Jan. 31, 2008 - Lynne Spears files a declaration to obtain a restraining order against Sam Lutfi, claiming he was drugging Britney. Feb. 1, 2008 - The probate laws of California are broken by the Superior Court when Judge Reva Goetz places Britney Spears under a temporary conservatorship (Case # BP109096). A violation of due process occurs when Jamie Spears' attorneys select Samuel Ingham III to represent Britney, despite the California Probate Code specifying that Britney receive a document telling her she may select her court-appointed attorney herself. The cause of the temporary conservatorship is due to "dementia." Feb. 2, 2008 - Britney speaks for 30 minutes with lawyer Adam Streisand of the firm Loeb & Loeb. Feb. 3, 2008 - Court-apppointed attorney Samuel Ingham III visits Britney unannounced at the UCLA Medical Center, determining that she didn't understand the court proceedings, and that "she lacks the capacity to retain counsel." Ingham violates the law by writing a report expressing his opinion that Britney lacks capacity. There is no reference in the California Probate Code for a court-appointed attorney to write such a report, for which there is no statutory authority. Ingham does not leave a copy of the report with Britney. Feb. 3, 2008 - Attempts to serve Britney's "manager," Sam Lutfi, with a restraining order fail twice over the weekend. Feb. 4, 2008 - In a court hearing on Monday, Britney attempts to exercise her Constitutional right to hire lawyer Adam Streisand to represent her. He is denied. Before being ejected from the courtroom, Streisand claims Britney's estate is worth $40-million, encompasses 15 separate entities and is in the middle of a $17-million IRS audit with Jive Records. Streisand says Britney has expressed a "very strong desire" for her father, Jamie Spears, not to be the conservator of her estate. He asks the court to name Northern Trust Bank and Spears' business manager Howard Grossman as co-conservators. Feb. 6, 2008 - X17 photographer Felipe accompanies Britney to the Beverly Hills Hotel to meet with Adam Streisand and business manager Howard Grossman. Feb. 6, 2008 - Sam Lutfi confirms to X17 that Michael Sands, the former publicist of Mark Vincent Kaplan, is now working for him. Feb. 6, 2008 - Sam Lutfi admits he gave Britney "a handful of pills" on the evening of Jan. 30, just hours before her parents arrived and before her hospitalization. Calling from a payphone at an undisclosed location in Los Angeles, Lutfi claims he told Lynne Spears: “I said these pills are working wonders — they are miracle pills.” Feb. 12, 2008 - Britney speaks to lawyer Jon Eardley on the phone before it is taken away and disconnected. Feb. 13, 2008 - A physician is ordered to report to the court concerning Britney's medical evaluation. Feb. 14, 2008 - Britney ceases to be the Trustee of the SJB Revocable Trust. She is replaced by Bryan Spears and lawyer Ivan Taback. Feb. 25, 2008 - Lawyer Jon Eardley claims via his spokesman, Michael Sands (who also represents Sam Lutfi), that Britney has been robbed and is being abused. "I have been informed of the existence of voice mails, etc., that include verbal abuse." Sands claims the theft is on a grand scale, involving racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering, and that the theft occurred prior to the conservatorship taking place and continues still. Sands claims there is an ongoing criminal investigation, but declines to say which agency is involved. As a result, he said, his office has been broken into and documents have been allegedly stolen and/or erased from his computer. "Lives have been threatened," Sands said. "People are being intimidated. It's terrorism. I don't want to make any accusations, but we're talking the financial r*** of Britney Spears." Mar. 10, 2008 - "Britney Touring, Inc." is transferring from the SJB Revocable Trust to the newly formed Estate (Jamie Spears & Andrew Wallet). Mar. 31, 2008 - Larry Rudolph is rehired for the third time as Britney's manager. Apr. 13, 2008 - JFXOnline reports that Adnan Ghalib has been stabbed after being attacked. Sept. 16, 2008 - Lynne Spears releases "Through The Storm," detailing how James Spears and Lou M. Taylor planned the conservatorship. Oct. 21, 2008 - JFXOnline insinuates that Britney and Adnan may be back "on" after photos arise of her wearing his ring. Oct. 28, 2008 - Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Reva Goetz rules that Britney's conservatorship will become permanent. Nov. 19, 2008 - "For The Record" is released, in which a crying Britney claims her life is like Groundhog Day and "too in control." Dec. 11, 2008 - Rolling Stone editor Jenny Eliscu, after interviewing Britney, says of the conservatorship: "It's a problem for her now." Jan. 5, 2009 - By this date the "dementia" claim has been removed from court documents, and replaced with "unable to resist undue influence." Jan. 16, 2009 - Adnan Ghalib and Sam Lutfi work together to deliver Britney a cell phone at a Beverly Hills hotel. Jan. 21, 2009 - JFXOnline releases a taped message Britney left for lawyer Jon Eardley: "Hi my name’s Britney Spears. I called you earlier. I’m calling again because I just wanted to make sure that during the process of eliminating the conservatorship that my father has threatened me several times, you know, he’ll take my children away. I just want to be guaranteed that everything will be fine with the process of you guys taking care of everything that things will stay the same as far as my custodial time. That’s it, bye.” Feb. 3, 2009 - Sam Lutfi files a lawsuit against Britney and her parents for breach of contract and defamation. Feb. 25, 2009 - Adnan Ghalib is charged after hitting a process server with his car while trying to escape delivery of a restraining order. Mar. 3, 2009 - The first date of the Circus Starring Britney Spears occurs in New Orleans, LA. Mar. 18, 2009 - A three-year restraining order is issued against Adnan Ghalib and Sam Lutfi. June 5, 2009 - Britney settles her lawsuit with Johnny Wright's management company, WEG. Mar. 20, 2011 - Brand Sense Partner, LLC sues Britney for $10-million. “Britney secretly made a separate deal with Elizabeth Arden in a sneaky underhanded effort to circumvent and evade its obligations to Brand Sense,” the suit states. “Brand Sense had a contractual right to a 35% commission on any Britney Spears-branded fragrance sold by Elizabeth Arden,” the suit claims. “But Mr. Spears complained that the commission was too high and said that Britney did not want to pay it.” A compromise deal was orchestrated, which would have delivered royalties directly to Britney. June 16, 2011 - The first date of the Femme Fatale tour occurs in Sacramento, CA. Sept. 28, 2011 - James Spears is made Manager of the Femme Fatale tour, earning him over $1-million via a 2% cut of Larry's 10% commission. Feb. 17, 2012 - Britney settles her lawsuit with Brand Sense Partners LLC, paying the company commissions for a period of years, in addition to a lump sum. May 30, 2013 - Atara Tours, Inc. is registered in Nevada with James Spears as President and Andrew Wallet as Treasurer. Dec. 27, 2013 - "Britney: Piece Of Me" launches as a residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada. May 2, 2016 - Britney faces Lutfi across a table for four hours as she testifies for his lawsuit. By all accounts, she is cool and collected. Sept. 7, 2016 - Lutfi settles his lawsuit against Britney and her parents, with Lutfi receiving in the low six figures. Aug. 16, 2017 - The conservators file court documents asking to change Britney's will so her sons cannot access the entire SJB Revocable Trust at the age of 18. Dec. 17, 2017 - Jamie Lynn Spears requests to be named sole Trustee of the SJB Revocable Trust. She is to replace Ivan Taback. It is unknown when Bryan Spears resigned as co-Trustee. Around this time the SJB Insurance Trust is assigned a new trustee. It is currently unknown who that trustee is. Dec. 31, 2017 - The final show of the "Britney: Piece of Me" residency occurs at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, closing out a five-year run. May 22, 2018 - Jamie Lynn Spears is accepted as sole Trustee of the SJB Revocable Trust by the probate court. May 22, 2018 - Kevin Federline files documents with the family court asking for a forensic accounting; Jamie Spears has refused to reveal Britney's financials. May 23, 2018 - Mark Vincent Kaplan releases a statement to the media, announcing that Kevin and Britney's father are battling over an increase to his monthly custody payments. June 10, 2018 - For the first time since 2007, the monthly child support payments to Kevin Federline are increased from $20,000 to an unknown amount. June 10, 2018 - Co-Conservator Andrew Wallet asks the probate court for a substantial raise. He is approved, and begins receiving $426,000 per year for his work. July 6, 2018 - The SJB Revocable Trust undergoes its first amendment, allowing the "BJS Kids & Family Trust" to be the recipient of all of Britney's assets upon her death. July 12, 2018 - The first show of the Piece of Me: Exclusive Limited Tour occurs at an MGM Resort in Maryland. Aug. 3, 2018 - During an ex parte hearing in family court, Britney's private visitation deal with Kevin is modified from 50/50 to 70/30. It is not formalized by the probate court until a year later. Aug. 26, 2018 - Britney ejects a fan from a meet and greet at a London POM tour date after the fan lightly touches the back of her sweater. Aug. 28, 2018 - Britney is accused of being uncommunicative and disrespectful to fans at a Paris date of the POM tour. Both James Spears and Lou Taylor are spotted in Paris. Sept. 1, 2018 - The final regular show of the Piece of Me: Exclusive Limited Tour occurs in Blackpool, England. Oct. 19, 2018 - Britney announces the Domination residency in Las Vegas, but leaves the scene before speaking to the crowd. Oct. 21, 2018 - Britney plays one final show for the Piece of Me: Exclusive Limited Tour in Austin, Texas. Jan. 4, 2019 - The Domination residency is put on hold as "Britney" announces an indefinite work hiatus due to James' ruptured colon. Mar. 4, 2019 - Lawyer Andrew Wallet resigns as co-conservator of Britney's estate. Apr. 3, 2019 - TMZ reports that Britney checked herself into a mental health facility a week earlier to help her cope with her father's illness. Apr. 3, 2019 - Atara Tours undergoes a name change; Britney is named President, replacing James P. Spears. None of the other LLC's are changed. Apr. 16, 2019 - A recording is leaked by the Britney's Gram podcast in which a paralegal claims that Britney was forced into a mental health facility against her will after refusing to take her medication during Domination rehearsals. Apr. 25, 2019 - Britney completes her stay at a mental health facility. Apr. 29, 2019 - Sam Lutfi sends Lynne Spears a long message and $1,000, asking her to lawyer up and fight for control of the conservatorship. May 8, 2019 - A five-year restraining order is issued against Sam Lutfi, ordering him to stay away from Britney Spears, her parents, and two children. May 10, 2019 - An evaluation is ordered after Britney appears in court alongside her mother Lynne, who is attempting to gain access to medical records. Aug. 24, 2019 - Britney's psychiatrist, Dr. Timothy Benson dies of an aneurysm. Aug. 24, 2019 - Sean Preston and James Spears get into an argument at James' condo. Sean locks himself in a room and James breaks down the door, shaking him. Aug. 28, 2019 - The probate court finalizes the 70/30 visitation schedule approved by the family court one year earlier. Sept. 3, 2019 - A restraining order is issued against James Spears, ordering him to stay away from Sean and Jayden following the altercation. Sept. 9, 2019 - Jodi Montgomery is named as Britney's temporary conservator of her person. She has already served as her "care manager" for over a year. Sept. 9, 2019 - Within 10 days, Judge Penny is to receive a report from a court-appointed evaluator who spent 3+ months determining if Britney's medical care is appropriate. Nov. 25, 2019 - Atara Tours, LLC is dissolved. July 13, 2020 - Lynne Spears files a "Request for Special Notice" with the court in the matter of the SJB Revocable Trust. Aug. 18, 2020 - An accounting report shows Britney's assets in the "estate" to be valued at nearly $56.4-million. Aug. 21, 2020 - Jamie Lynn files a Petition for Order to Deposit Trust Assets Into Blocked Account(s). Jamie Lynn includes an application to involve Stonebridge Wealth Management as an authorized agent. Lou M. Taylor has 13+ years of experience with Stonebridge. Sept. 16, 2020 - James Spears requests the court allow Andrew Wallet to once again become Co-Conservator of Britney's estate. Nov. 2, 2020 - Jamie Lynn withdraws her petition to move assets and asks to resign as sole Trustee of the SJB Revocable Trust. Nov. 3, 2020 - Tri Star Sports, owned by Lou M. Taylor, resigns as Britney’s business manager without prior notice. Nov. 3, 2020 - Jamie Spears retains Michael Kane to serve as Britney’s business manager. Nov. 3, 2020 - Britney asks to have Bessemer Trust Company serve as the conservator of her estate. Nov. 11, 2020 - Judge Brenda Penny refuses to remove James Spears as sole financial conservator, but approves Bessemer Trust as co-conservator of her estate. Feb. 11, 2021 - Jamie Spears files an objection to the proposed order appointing Bessemer Trust as co-conservator of her estate. UPDATE: A detailed timeline by Leanne Simmons that covers many of the more recent details can be found here. And unlike this timeline, it's fully sourced! https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vTG3tRPhVjPfcwmYNudft9VoRTw8u9LZAfWMfneRiM8Tv2l2jAY9tJc8zFgA1ESFufSd132Pqa9oBWz/pub
  6. The sixth part premiered!!! (link below) just saw it on YouTube but can’t watch it yet It's seriously a Netflix quality documentary. Done so well!! You can show people (even non-fans) to display her career and what tragedy happened to her in Life!! Part 1: Uncovering Britney's dark past (1983 - 2006) Britney's childhood, career beginnings and turn in the media. Part 2: Losing a Pop legend to the Media in 2007 (2007) Disclaimer: Very unsettling and an emotional rollercoaster! Only for the faint hearted!! (2007 compressed in 45 minutes💔) PART 3: The exact moment Britney lost her freedom | The conservatorship it's 1:30 h minutes because the makers supposedly had too much material to cover and they announced part 4 due to that! - WATCH BEFORE LOU FILES DEFAMATION AND TAKES IT DOWN It's all in a good way and describes the exact timeline and how they trapped Britney and the conservatorship was implemented. 2 critc points: - Femme fatale was a success but we as fans knew something was off, whereas in the documentary it isn’t mentioned and is hailed as a successful era and a well put together Britney - Accusation of Jason Trawick abusing Britney and radar online clips to support that claim. (Those clips are fake as hell) Part 4: Britney sent warning signs for over a decade | the control According to the maker of the series there is so much more information they need to cover and announced to extend it and make it a 6 part series. Special guest appearance in part 4 by @jordanmiller I request someone to download all parts just in case Lou’s targets it and takes it down. This is too valuable and the best documentary about Britney made. starting to watch it now!! Part5: part 6:
  7. As it says in the title, its a RUMOR. So take this information as you intend. Disclaimer: this thread has the purpose to generate discussion about what is happening on Twitter. These claims here presented come from external sources from another site. Everything discussed by the Exhale community in this post falls on Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, generaly known for 1 of its 6 freedoms: the "Freedom of Speech and Expression". Did you hear that ***? Great! For the past few days some Britney fans on Twitter are talking about the people behind @lawyersforbritney being invited to participate in the Netflix documentary about Britney's life and conservatorship battle. As fans say, they already signed a contract with the company and director Erin Lee Carr for what it seems to be a chance to do what they do best: defend "Kingham's" image as Britney's court apointed lawyer. What concerns people on Twitter is the fact that Kristen and Malena not only have defended Ingham and Jodi like their own children, but have expressed pro-conservatorship thoughts on their account as people are skeptical about them being on TeamCON or Ingham 's payroll, which they claim is a false statement as seen here: Regarding the documentary being pro-conservatorship, the rumors started right after Lou Taylor posted a personal photo with one of her remaining clients which happens to be the Global Marketing Director for Netflix. Add to that, due to a defamation lawsuit filed from one of the attourneys cited in Dirty Money's episode "Guardians, Inc.", Netflix removed said episode about conservatorship abuse. That of course shattered fans expectations on having Lou Taylor or even Jamie Spears names brought into the documentary. Since its announcement and the involvement of Erin in its direction, #FreeBritney suporters never stoped tagging her in comments sharing information, claiming for jusitce against conservatorship abuse and to portray Britney in the best light possible. Erin has a reputation of being a very serious director, but people believe she could not be the one pulling the strings in this specific case. Also, fans have suggest several times for her to include TheSurpriseWitness and Lisa MacCarley in this body of work. Personally, I dont know what to expect from Netflix. And since The New York Times is working on a "Framing Britney Spears Part II" I kinda lost interest on what Erin can do. She has to either top Framing or go home. Otherwise is going to be just lika that australian documentary that had Billy B as credible source What yall think about that? Are you a lawyersforbritney fan? Do you think Erin is seeking different points of views to produce smth imparcial? Do you want Lisa and Surprise Witness to be a part of the documentary? Do you think Erin and Netflix can produce a solid material without mentioning James and Lou?
  8. I've been trying to remember the details of this, so please bear with me... Does anyone remember an investment scheme — announced shortly after the conservatorship was put in place — where Britney was one of the celebrities who lost money? A story just landed in my inbox that reminded me of it...But I can't remember enough details to find the investment scheme that Britney lost money through by Googling. If anyone here knows what I'm referring to...please share! ... Bernie Madoff, Ponzi Scheme Mastermind Who Snared Hollywood Elite, Dies in Prison at 82 Apr 14, 2021 7:37am PT "Bernie Madoff, the disgraced investment advisor who was serving out a 150-year prison sentence for running a Ponzi scheme and committing other financial crimes, died early Wednesday at 82, the Associated Press reported. Madoff was notorious for leading one of the largest ponzi schemes in history, which targeted scores of wealthy investors and celebrities, including Larry King, Kevin Bacon and John Malkovich. Madoff died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, N.C., from “natural causes,” a source told the AP. The Wall Street con man bilked $65 billion from clients and pled guilty to 11 federal felonies in 2009, and was sentenced to 150 years in prison and to pay restitution to victims of $170 billion. The story made him a punchline for Wall Street greed, and was retold in the 2017 HBO film “The Wizard of Lies,” with Robert De Niro playing Madoff. Richard Dreyfuss also played the convicted schemer in the ABC miniseries “Madoff” in 2016." Link: https://variety.com/2021/biz/news/bernie-madoff-dead-ponzi-scheme-1234951191/
  9. House Republicans Jim Jordan of Ohio and Matt Gaetz of Florida are urging the House Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing to review whether Americans are trapped unfairly in these types of arrangements. They cite Britney's conservatorship case as an example. The American Civil Liberties Union says that conservatorships should be viewed with skepticism and used as a last resort. Jordan and Gaetz say there are countless Americans trapped in these arrangements with little recourse, unable to manage their own affairs or make decisions about their finances. “The House Committee on the Judiciary is charged with safeguarding the rights affording to Americans by the U.S. Constitution. These rights include having the free will to guide one’s own affairs and the legal autonomy over one’s own finances. When situations suggest the unjust deprivation of those rights by the government, we have an obligation to conduct oversight and explore potential remedies,” the letter states. “In recent years, there has been growing public concern about the use of conservatorships to effectively deprive individuals of personal freedoms at the behest of others through the manipulation of the courts,” the letter, submitted on Mar. 8, continues. “The most striking example is perhaps the case of multi-platinum performing artist Britney Spears,” Gaetz and Jordan write. “The facts and circumstancing giving rise to this arrangement remain in dispute but involve questionable motives and legal tactics by her father and now-conservator, Jamie Spears,” the letter says, later stating that despite the musician’s “pleas,” her father remains a conservator of her estate. “It’s no secret that my client does not want her father as co-conservator, but we recognize that removal is a separate issue,” the singer’s attorney said, addressing the court, at a hearing last month. In the letter, Gaetz writes, “Ms. Spears is not alone…Given the constitutional freedoms at stake and opaqueness of these arrangements, it is incumbent upon our Committee to convene a hearing to examine whether Americans are trapped unjustly in conservatorships.” PLEASE GODNEY MAKE ONE OF THESE THINGS ACTUALLY WORK FOR ONCE IN BRITNEY'S FAVOR
  10. I just posted this in another thread, but I think it's worth repeating due to the juicy discussions that will be generated out of it... I know it's a very unpopular opinion...but... The conservatorship should only have been temporary. Right now, Jamie Spears and his team of lawyers are guided by the probate laws of the State of California. They can only maneuver within those laws. The same goes for Samuel Ingham. He also must work within what is already written in the law books of the State of California. Both sides may have done things that seem unethical or unfair to Britney (and often are) but they're simply working within the rules that have already been set out. If they stray outside of those rules they can be disbarred and no longer be able to practice law. If the probate laws were to change to only allow temporary conservatorships in this kind of situation then: - Jamie would have had a set time limit on his powers. - Jamie would have had to achieve everything he wanted within those time limits (e.g. six months or one year maximum). - Ingham would have a set time limit on his powers. - There would no longer be a financial incentive for either side because there would be no possibility of extensions. If there was a one-year time limit on Britney's conservatorship, it would have concluded by the end of the Circus promo tour. We would have FTR, but there would have been no Circus Tour...No FF tour...No POM residency. Britney would have spent from February 2009 onwards: - Working on gaining unsupervised visitation rights with her kids. - Working on taking her medication herself without a nurse monitoring her on a daily basis. - Learning how to manage her day-to-day life (e.g. maintaining her security detail, maintaining an assistant, learning emotional intelligence, etc.). - Learning how to work with her business manager effectively. These are all things that should have been taught to her by her parents, but likely weren't, because she spent her entire teen years on the road touring. She's literally had an assistant waking her up every single morning to make it to appointments her entire life. She probably doesn't even know how to manage a full day on her own! Instead of teaching her life skills, Jamie took it upon himself to start doing all of these things for her. He made himself indispensable so that there would be more and more reason to keep him around forever. I'm going to suggest that the biggest problem — where the permanent conservatorship took a dark turn — is when Jamie was awarded the "Tour Manager" position in 2011 for the FF tour. It suddenly gave him a multi-million dollar incentive to keep the conservatorship going forever. Source: https://www.tmz.com/2011/09/27/britney-spears-dad-jamie-spears-larry-rudolph-manager-conservator-tour-manager-seven-figure-deal-femme-fatale-tour/ How was the probate court allowed to do this? It's a serious conflict of interest. Take away the financial incentive, and a conservatorship is no longer about control — it becomes about safety and security. That's a big difference. Thoughts? Come at me.
  11. On July 6, 2018 the SJB Revocable Trust underwent its first amendment since 2004. It was re-written into the "BJS Kids & Family Trust." ... This new trust was to be the recipient of all of Britney's assets upon her death. What do we know about the BJS Kids & Family Trust? I have a new theory percolating in the back of my brain ... It has to do with this new trust... and Kevin Federline.
  12. Prior to the #freebritney movement I was always deeply concerned over Britney’s wellbeing throughout the conservatorship and how effective it actually was. I’ve been a fan of Britney on and off for years and have always followed her music from the early 00s but I’d say I properly started stanning back in 2008 during her comeback. In 2008 I initially like most people believed the narrative fed to us that she was unstable and her parents saved her life. By the time FF came around it was pretty obvious that instead of helping her this conservatorship was actually being abused and Britney was being milked for all she was worth. She was so dead behind the eyes and unmotivated with life. I always thought 2007 was the worst year of her life but I honestly truly believe the years following the conservatorship were actually 100x worse. As awful as 2007 was at least she looked somewhat happy despite everything that was going on with her. Since then she’s just looked worse and worse and escaped further and further away from her usual self. The #freebritney movement has revealed so much in the last few years but honestly I believe we don’t even know the half of it. I genuinely believe that Britney has been as isolated as to not have a functioning phone. I think her internet will be disabled and she will not have been able to access the internet in years. She probably doesn’t understand how to use social media as she’s never had the chance to know it. I also think she’ll be monitored so much that it’s probably not worth the hassle to try and access the internet. I also believe Britney is watched 24/7 and she constantly has people with her who are all trained to keep her on a very tight leash. Britney will be monitored going to the shops, going walks, leaving the house. We’ve never seen her by herself in years which is terrifying. I don’t think she’s allowed to talk to anyone other than the hand made circle that has been agreed by her father. I really honestly don’t believe she’s allowed out spontaneously and everything must be planned or arranged with a handler. I think all of her boyfriends post c-ship have been arranged by her father or her team at least. These people are trained to treat her like a child and keep her on the straight and narrow or face being removed from her life. I think it’s that strict and we don’t even know the half of what goes on with her. I think living in a bubble and being surrounded by complete yes people for over a decade has made her so odd. She probably is so isolated it’s made her weird around normal human beings as it would. She will be so out of touch with reality. It’s so sad
  13. Guys I wanna share my thoughts about why she finally decided to fight back the conservatorship after 10 ys in it, and my speculation about the whole drama. 🧐🧐🧐 It has to relate to Sam (her bf). Brit has said several times that her biggest dream is to get married and have more kid. We know that she has been though some unsuccessful relationship after k-fed ( one didn't want kid and one cheated on her💔). Luckily she met Sam in late 2016 and they have been together ever since. Sam, on his side, marriage is also his goal (he used to say in an old interview that "starting a family is the whole point of a relationship "). Needless to say that he has made it very clear in his latest interview with Forbes : "I don't mind to be a young dad and bring the relationship to a new level" etc... ⛔BUT here comes the problem : her dad and the conservatorship team must be strongly opposed to it. And we can understand why: (1): She used to suffer from post pregnancy depression and it has taken a toll on her mental health, they don't want her to risk it again. (2): they don't trust Sam and don't want to have another gold digger like k-fed. Remember, when u get married, your partner may include in your future financial decisions and rich people can be easily taken advantage of - - - - of course team conserv doesn't want anybody touch their(actually her) money!!! (3) Jamie and Sam don't get along, and maybe they just don't think Sam is an ideal fit for marriage , as he is 13 ys younger than her, who knows whether this young hot man will be forever faithful to brit ... (it's just a guess, sorry Sam 😅) No matter what, brit was determined to stop being a working machine for her team and start a family with her true love, as they are in a stable relationship for 4 ys now ( the longest ever in brit 's life!!) and Sam is supporting, caring and humorous partner. SO, she stopped /tried to reduce taking her med in late 2018. We know that a lot of Psychotropic drugs ( that control people's mood) is dangerous for pregnant women, and can sometimes lead to temporarily infertility. (why she need a constant medical treatment? Well, it may relate to some mental health problems like bipolar disorder, she has spoken about it in an interview, and many of her weird behaviors in 2004-2008 match the manic period symptoms of bipolar. Also bipolar is a life long illness and could influence people's decisions making, it might be the hidden reason that she was put in this permanent conserv (I used to study psychology and it's just my own guess , It's might because of other problems like anxiety etc... ) Her manager has revealed that (in an article by tmz/people) that she has missed a lot of doses and finally the med stopped working, and it's the real reason she cancel the domination residency, ( her dad illness is just an excuse for the public ) A sudden cut of med (especially med to treat mental problems) is really dangerous and could make the patient unstable, so brit might struggled a lot in late 2018 and early 2019, to the point that her dad forced her to go to the rehab 😥 ( even if it's against her will! Sick!! ) In a word, as long as her dad is in control of her life, he would forbid her to get married. So her priority is to kick her dad out of power in order to start a family ( she has said that she would like have kid "sooner than later", well it's understandable as she is already in her late 30) So far, we don't know whether she want to end the whole conservatorship, or just keep it for a while with people(not include Jamie of course) that ok with her marriage . So guys!!!!!!! These are just my personal thoughts about the whole thing 😅😅😅 I welcome all the discussions!!!
  14. Forbes implies a really important question. If Britney earned $672 million, but her net worth is estimated around $60 million, then where's all the money? A copy + paste quote from Forbes' new article: They cite MoneyNation.com, but Forbes doesn't take typically figures like this at face-value. I wouldn't be surprised if they did their own digging before publishing. Interestingly, it appears a company connected to Lou Taylor recently moved around $600 million. So, what gives? Related:
  15. Jamie Spears denies claims made by House Republicans Matt Gaetz and Jim Jordan, who wrote a letter to congress citing Britney Spears' conservatorship as an example of alleged conservatorship abuse and calls Jamie's motives questionable. Mr. Spears via his lawyer, Vivian Thoreen, who serves as his mouthpiece, tells TMZ that's flat out wrong. TMZ recants what Thoreen told them: "the conservatorship has been a system of checks and balances with annual accountings, reviews and expert opinions. Not only that, Thoreen tells us Britney and her own legal team have been a part of the decisions involving the conservatorship over the years." They add: "She continues by laying out the structure of the conservatorship, saying, 'Britney’s Conservatorship of the Estate was co-managed by a private professional fiduciary and her father until early 2019. At that time, Britney requested in court papers that her father be the sole conservator of her estate. Her Conservatorship of the Person is not managed by her father but by a private professional fiduciary.'" Gaetz and Jordan called Jamie's motives "questionable" in their letter. Thoreen denies that as well, saying: "Jamie Spears has diligently and professionally carried out his duties as one of Britney’s conservators, and his love for his daughter and dedication to protecting her is clearly apparent to the court." Thoreen also mentions that neither Britney nor her legal team have ever filed a petition to end the conservatorship. --- The devil works hard but Vivian works even harder.... or not because she's basically doing the bare minimum to ensure that Britney's rights are outweighed by the wishes of her infirm, alcoholic, abusive father who is the sole reason Britney has restricted access to her own children Related:
  16. Some new and interesting information/investigations regarding Britney's trusts SurpriseWitnes's twitter thread: Dizz's twitter thread: Thoughts? P.S. if possible, please repost/share these tweets
  17. Hi guys, I don't know if I'm late on this, but I stumbled upon this video of this Medium called "Sloan Bella", who says she channeled Britney's energy and she made a very revealing reading about her current situation. Kind of shocking and dark, just for you to know. I think it's interesting to have somebody's perspective from a different field. Just one more thing....whether you believe or not in this type of psychic abilities, the one thing that we should not stop doing is praying for her.
  18. Actress Drew Barrymore opens up about the time she was sent to a psychiatric hospital by her mother. In the interview she admits to having been out of control but also reflects on whether being institutionalised has been her mother's best decision. Drew draws parallels between her situation and that of Britney and Paris and the way the public perceived those vulnerable moments in their lives. Drew says 'I have so much empathy towards so many people. Paris Hilton came on [my] show and she'd been institutionalised by her mom. And you think like Britney and Paris, and I've thought it for myself. I'm sure the people look on and think 'These party girls, these privileges, how dare they have feelings about any of this? They've put themselves out there, they've asked for this. It's fair fking game.' To which she responds with: 'They're humans, they're just humans.' Despite the criticism towards her mother ('She created a monster') and not having talked to her for a very long time, Drew admits that she's finally forgiven her mother. However, it took a lot of strength and courage on her side to do that. Drew's story is a cautionary tale about a parent-child relationship and how fragile it can be. Exhale, what do you think? In light of this interview, can you see Britney ever opening up about her relationship with her father? Do you think she'd forgive him for what he's done in the past 13 years? Most importantly, do you think we'd ever see Britney be that sincere? Discuss. P.S. Sorry if AP.
  19. There’s a new movie on Netflix titled “ I Care A Lot” which seems to parallel and highlight issues with conservatorships. The movies about guardianship abuse and it’s definitely eye opening to see how feasible it is To have unethical doctors, guardians and judges all be working together in order to keep vulnerable people controlled and how their rights are completely stripped. Definitely worth the watch !
  20. New film on Amazon called I care a lot just came out is about a woman who works in conservatorships just for the money and puts a mentally sound woman into one without telling her falsely claiming she has dementia so that she can get all her money. im still watching it but it’s messed up how close this is. (As soon as they get her they took her phone) I hope we can get more attention to this film to link to awareness to how they’re treating Britney
  21. With everything going on and more details coming out about the conservatorships level of control, it makes me wonder who’s idea the plastic surgeries really were... From her nose jobs, her surgery to make her smile bigger by slicing her cheeks Joker style, and even the Brest implants that caused so much media scrutiny for her in the beginning. We’re they hear ideas? Or could she had been pressured and eventually forced by the conservatorship to maintain their desired image? After all she has no control over her own medial care... j what do YOU think??
  22. ARMY! In the coming months I see the conservatorship battle becoming extremely heated (always does when money is involved and exposed) and I think it's absolutely crucial, as a fanbase to be READY and CONCENTRATED. NO DISTRACTIONS. NO MUSIC. NO REMIXES. NO SURPRISE VIDEO DROPS. We all know the tactics! We've had our fun with the Glory re-release. OFFICIAL new tracks, demos etc. It's been absolutely refreshing to hear new Britney. That's our girl! However, we really need to be standing in absolute solidarity behind HER - NOT THE MACHINE. So, I please ask (kindly) that all streaming, purchasing, vevo streams - to be CEASED IMMEDIATELY. We need to HIT THEM WHERE IT HURTS NOW. It's very important! Britney HERSELF has said she will be working once her Dad is out. NO NEED TO PANIC. However they will bury her in mountains of paperwork, mountains of objections, more hearings etc and why?? BECAUSE THEY HAVE THE MONEY TO DO IT. #STOPFUNDINGTHEMADNESS We all love Britney, her music, videos etc. BUT NOTHING AT THIS POINT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN HER PERSON! We have come A LONG WAY! Also. Lets clean this site up abit. Let's stop mentioning her appearance, her teeth, what she's wearing, her style, her skin, WHATEVER THE TOPIC IS. LETS JUST STOP!! This should be a place of ultimate Love and positivity towards Ms. Britney !
  23. I made a video about Britney that covers a little bit about the conservatorship, Framing Britney, FreeBritney and more. It's a brief video to get others interested in learning more about Britney. What do you guys think?
  24. "That's all I'm going to say about Jamie." Kim Kaiman Senior Director of Marketing Jive Records 1998-2004
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