Britney Spears‘ highly-publicized conservatorship — and the eventual dissolution of the authorized association in 2021 — have been a supply of misery for the beloved pop star. Since getting her life again, Spears has not held again in expressing her ideas about her household on social media. Now, these posts could come again to hang-out her, as her father and former conservator Jamie Spears may compel her to testify in a deposition.
Britney Spears took purpose at her father and household after the top of her conservatorship
Britney Spears was first positioned below a conservatorship in 2008 amidst highly-publicized drama in the media. She remained below the conservatorship — run by her father and his legal professional — for 13 years. In June 2021, she lastly spoke to a Los Angeles choose about what life was actually like below the conservatorship; the conservatorship was finally dissolved in November 2021, simply a few weeks shy of Britney’s 40th birthday.
After her bombshell testimony, Spears didn’t mince any extra phrases about her household and the way they handled her all through her life, particularly all through the conservatorship.
Britney Spears could also be compelled to testify in a deposition due to her Instagram posts calling out her father and household
In June 2022, Entertainment Tonight obtained court docket paperwork filed by Jamie Spears and his authorized crew arguing that if Britney could be so outspoken telling her personal experiences on social media like Instagram and Twitter, then she shouldn’t have any downside talking about them on the report in a deposition.
“Britney’s counsel has no legitimate legal basis to object to Britney’s deposition,” Jamie’s legal professionals claimed, including that she “continues to make public social media posts containing incendiary allegations of various factual matters.”
“Jamie has a right to prepare his case and depose Britney (just as the Court of Appeal already found in another case where Britney was a party) as she is the individual making inflammatory and unsubstantiated claims against him,” the legal professionals continued. “Britney’s testimony is directly relevant, reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence, and well within the proper scope of discovery… Britney’s counsel has done nothing to meet the high burden to show good cause to prohibit Britney’s deposition.”
Britney Spears is writing a e book about her expertise
In early 2022, Britney secured a e book cope with Simon & Schuster reportedly value $15 million for a tell-all memoir about her conservatorship. That forthcoming e book was cited in her father’s authorized crew’s claims that she ought to converse in a deposition.
“Britney’s own publicly-posted Instagram posts aimed at Jamie and soon-to-be publicly-published book directly contradict Britney’s counsel’s claim that Britney has no admissible evidence and that her testimony is not reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence,” the declare mentioned.
“Britney cannot avoid testifying as a witness because her testimony may delve into emotionally difficult topics… Even a showing of some impact on Britney’s health is not a bar to her deposition in its entirety,” Jamie’s counsel mentioned. “That Britney can speak about the very issues she publicly raises (including to cash a $15 million check) but suddenly would be ‘unduly burdened’ by the litigation her counsel initiated is ridiculous.”