When Britney SpearsThe court was contacted in JuneShe claimed that she was drugged, forced to work, and prevented from taking her birth control pill in recent years under conservatorship. Shecalled for those responsible for it to be investigated, and they should be jailed, pointing at her father. James P. Spears, as “the one who approved all of it.”
“Controlling Britney Spears,” a documentary on the subject by The New York Times, also revealed that a surveillance apparatus monitored the singer’s communications and secretly captured audio recordings from her bedroom, according to a former employee of the security firm that was hired to protect her.
Ms. Spears’s lawyer, Mathew S. RosengartSince then, the possibility of financial fraud has been added to those accusations. Mr. Spears and the estate’s former business manager, Tri Star Sports & Entertainment GroupSubpoenas are issued for sworn depositions, extensive records, including communication between the parties and the security firm responsible for monitoring. Ms. Spears.
Mr. RosengartHas argued that Mr. Spears’s sudden desire to end the conservatorship after years of defending its necessity was tied to hopes that he could avoid legal discovery and being deposed under oath.
InThe most recent filings Mr. Spears’s lawyers wrote that their client “has nothing to hide regarding his administration of Britney’s estate and will therefore hide nothing.”
TheyThis was added Mr. Spears “supports, indeed encourages, a full and transparent examination of the Conservatorship and has every confidence that said review will put to rest the outlandish, scurrilous and irresponsible speculation that has accompanied the media circus surrounding these proceedings.” TheFilings called Mr. Spears’s desire to immediately end the conservatorship “unconditional,” arguing that the transferring of records and his cooperation with Ms. Spears and her lawyers “will occur regardless.”
LawyersFor Tri Star, in their own filing, denied that the company’s employees had any control over Ms. Spears’s medical treatment or security protocols, including hidden electronic surveillance. They argued that the company’s financial dealings with the estate were approved by the court before the firm’s resignation from the conservatorship last year.
EvenHowever Judge Brenda PennyThe conservatorship was ended FridayIt is possible that these issues will be addressed at future hearings.
Source: NY Times