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Britney continues to fight against her family

The singer responds to the interview given by her sister on TV

Britney continues to fight against her family The singer responds to the interview given by her sister on TV

There is no rest for Britney Spears. Despite the fact that last August her father announced that he wanted to give up his role as her legal guardian and administrator of her daughter's estate, thus ending a conservatorship that lasted for over 13 years, the feud between the singer and her family continues. The latest member of the Spears clan to arouse the wrath of the star is her sister Jamie Lynn. The reason is a long interview that the 30-year-old, currently in the cast of the Netflix series Sweet Magnolia, gave earlier this week to Good Morning America on the occasion of the release of Things I Should Have Said, a memoir in which she also talks about her older sister, describing her behavior in recent years "erratic, paranoid and spiraling".

When Juju Chang asked her whether or not she agreed with the legal guardianship imposed on Britney, Jamie Lynn replied as follows, after pointing out that at the time she was a pregnant 17-year-old and did not realize how serious the situation was:

"It wasn’t about agreeing with the conservatorship, everyone has a voice and it should be heard. [...] I’ve always been my sister’s biggest supporter, so So when she needed help, I set up ways to do so, went out of my way to make sure that she had the contacts she needed to possibly go ahead and end this conservatorship and just end this all for our family. If it’s going to cause this much discord, why continue it?"

Words that seem to suggest her role in the change of her older sister's legal team, but that, at the same time, sound discordant from what Britney has always claimed that no family member has ever supported her or helped her in any way to get out of that situation, not even when her father, in 2019, had her admitted to a treatment facility for mental problems, but rather has exploited her for financial gain. Between tears, Jamie Lynn reiterated that he had always tried to protect the star of Toxic, that he loved her and did not understand why their relationship broke up:

"That love is still there, 100%. I love my sister. I’ve only ever loved and supported her and done what’s right by her, and she knows that. So I don’t know why we’re in this position right now."

Britney's reaction to the interview, which already on January 2 had deleted Jamie Lynn from her IG contacts, came with a long text shared on Twitter. In the writing, the singer says that she watched Good Morning America with a high fever and was disgusted by her sister, accusing her of being like the rest of her family members who love to hurt her and "ruined my dreams 100 billion percent and try to make me look like the crazy one". Then, she explains the parts of the interview that most outraged her:

"I looked at my phone and see that my sister did an interview to promote her new book. [...] I just couldn't give a f*ck but my head hurt so bad. [...] Anyways, the 2 things that did bother me that my sister said was how my behaviour was out of control. She was never around me much 15 years ago at that time. So why are they even talking about that unless she wants to sell a book at my expense? Really?"

The star not only blames her sister for not supporting her in her battle to break free from her father's conservatorship, but points out how careerist she is in speaking out now that the situation seems to be resolved and she needs to promote her memoir. She then explains the second thing that hurt her, which was Jamie's tribute performance at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards:

"Then, where the lady mentioned 'Why did she accuse you of doing remixes to her songs' — I know it may sound like a silly thing to most people, but I wrote a lot of my songs. And my sister was the baby. She never had to work for anything. Everything was always given to her."

Jamie Lynn Spears responded with a post on Instagram:

"The last thing I want to do is write these words, but here we are... It’s hard to see these posts that I know the world feels too. I just wish her the best of luck. Brit, I’m always here, you know behind the scenes that I’ve always been here. It’s getting exhausting when conversations and tests we have in private do not match what you post on social media. I know you go through a lot and I will never diminish that, but I can nor diminish myself."  

Will the fight between the two ever end? We hope that Britney will find peace and get back to making music.