The attorneys for Britney Spears’ father backed themselves into a nook by telling the media that she will be able to end her conservatorship at any time, Civil Rights lawyer David Henderson stated Wednesday.
“What her father’s attorneys have consistently said is, if she wants out, all she has to do is to go to court and ask,” Henderson, a former prosecutor and CNBC Contributor, stated about Jamie Spears’ attorneys. “Well, today she went to court and asked, so they’re going to have to back up on what their previous position was.”
The worldwide pop star broke down on Wednesday throughout a rare court appearance via Zoom. In it, she begged Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny to finish her father’s management over her life and fortune after 13 years underneath a conservatorship. She known as her scenario “abusive.”
Henderson defined to CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” that Britney’s statements illustrate that the conservatorship is having deleterious results on her life.
“Conservatorships for someone like Britney Spears are supposed to help them regain their independence, and from what she explained, it’s had the exact opposite effect on her life,” Henderson stated.
Spears additionally alleged she wanted to have her intrauterine device removed in order that she might have one other child however that her conservators wouldn’t permit it. Henderson advised host Shepard Smith that a conservatorship should not have the ability to power an IUD.
“I think that’s part of the reason why this should not just be seen as a case involving a celebrity who has been treated badly, this has implications that go far wider, because she said that she has an implant device that she is not allowed to remove, which indicates she doesn’t have physical control over her body, in a way that should not be contemplated by conservatorship,” Henderson stated.
The authorized workforce for Jamie Spears didn’t instantly reply to CNBC’s request for remark.