Back init was clear - the pop superstar needed serious help. Rehab didn't work. Therapy wasn't enough.
Britney Jean Spears is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she appeared in stage productions and television series, before signing with Jive Records in Spears's first two studio albums,
But in recent years a shift toward genuine care about the singer and her well-being seemed to combat that narrative. Following accusations first reported by the podcast that Spears was being held against her will, what is now known as the FreeBritney crusade intensified, resulting in a public protest that prompted Spears herself to break her silence and deny any foul play. How do we even begin to untangle this web of conflicting information?
It turns out there may have been more truth to Britney Spears ' hit " Lucky " than the world initially knew. The singer has lived her entire adult life in the spotlight, for better or for worse — and unfortunately for Spears, it was usually worse. Fans had a hard time understanding how the pop princess fell from the top of the charts to the depths of her public meltdown in — until the tabloids started reporting that she suffered from mental disorders.
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Four4Four: Britney Spears has been under conservatorship for eight years and at 34, will she ever be her own woman? Britney Spears is being honored May 22nd at the Billboard Music Awards with the Millennium Award and a mashup performance celebrating a career that has already spanned two decades. In her spare time, a smiling Spears can be seen flaunting her fit body on Instagram and posing with her two sons—Sean Preston and Jayden James.
Britney Spears has joined the social media movement to free her from her conservatorship, and she told the judge as much Friday when she was in court. Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ, Britney has done an about-face, now telling the judge her father, Jamie Spearscommitted her to a mental health facility a month ago against her will and also forced her to take drugs. We're also told Lynne Spears ' lawyer echoed the allegation.
Kentwood, Louisiana, is located about an hour and a half north of New Orleans in Tangipahoa Parish, in what would be the instep of the ankle-boot-shaped state. Kentwood is a small town, just 7 square miles and a little bit under 2, residents as of the most recent census. Most official biographies of Britney state that she was raised in Kentwood but born in McComb, Mississippi, about 20 miles away—which is technically true but misleading, as Fay Gehringer, the curator of the Kentwood Historical and Cultural Museum, explains to me during a recent visit.