Britney Spears’ dad and mom are feuding over cash associated to their daughter’s conservatorship. Jamie’s legislation agency accused Lynne of exploiting Britney’s ‘trauma’ for ‘personal profit’ along with her guide.
Jamie Spears, by way of his legislation agency, alleged that his ex-wife Lynne Spears — whom he shares his daughter Britney Spears with — is “the one who exploited her daughter’s pain and trauma for personal profit by publishing a book,” in line with new court docket paperwork obtained by PEOPLE on April 26. This accusation was a reference to Lynne’s 2008 tell-all guide about her household known as Through the Storm, in line with the outlet. This allegation was made as Jamie and Lynne have been feuding over monetary issues associated to Britney’s conservatorship.
Let’s rewind first: in July of 2020, Lynne filed paperwork to be half of all choices pertaining to Britney’s funds, in line with The Blast. However, Jamie has partial management of Britney’s funds as her co-conservator, together with Bessemer Trust Co. Fast ahead to April 19, 2021 — Britney’s mother filed new authorized paperwork to struggle a four-month charge of $890,000 that the legislation agency representing her ex-husband, Holland & Knight, requested, in line with PEOPLE. Lynne argued that some of these charges from Jamie’s attorneys had been “procedurally and substantively improper,” in line with her court docket paperwork.
Lynne even accused the legislation agency representing Jamie of requesting compensation for providers that weren’t “performed in good faith for the benefit” of Britney, in line with the court docket paperwork from April 19 that PEOPLE obtained. Lynne additionally wished Britney’s property to be repaid $224,000 that was allegedly spent on the legislation agency’s communication with the press; she elaborated that the agency’s “unnecessary” work “largely constituted a ‘national media tour’ orchestrated by H&K to promote [Jamie’s attorney] Ms. [Vivian Lee] Thoreen and/or to combat media coverage that cast Mr. Spears in a negative light,” per Lynne’s court docket paperwork that PEOPLE reviewed.
All of these accusations led Jamie’s agency to struggle again with its personal paperwork that had been talked about above on April 26 — therefore the jab about Lynne allegedly exploiting her daughter along with her previous memoir. Jamie’s legislation agency additionally needs the court docket to overrule Lynne’s objection over the $890,000 value of charges; the agency accused Lynne’s objection of having “evidence bias,” in line with the brand new court docket paperwork that PEOPLE reviewed. The legislation agency additional argued, “Despite having zero involvement in her daughter’s conservatorship until very recently, Lynne Spears is asserting claims as if she were a party directly involved in the litigation (which she is not),” in line with PEOPLE.
The legislation agency continued to defend Jamie. “Lynne Spears’ math of dividing the total fees by four (to calculate fees per issue) is ridiculous and belies her ignorance regarding the complex nature of the Conservatorship Estate, and the issues that needed to be addressed by H&K to properly defend Mr. Spears from specious allegations that have threatened to tarnish his reputation as a loving, caring father who has nothing to hide, has been loyal and fiercely loving toward his daughter, sought to protect her, and manage her finances so that she can live her life the way she wants,” the brand new court docket paperwork allegedly said, per PEOPLE.
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Britney Spears admitted beneath this put up that she “cried for two weeks” after the documentary that put the limelight on her conservatorship drama, “Framing Britney,” aired in Feb. 2021. [Instagram/@britneyspears]
This feud between Britney’s dad and mom is occurring simply weeks after their daughter requested that her short-term care supervisor, Jodi Montgomery, be made the everlasting conservator of her “person,” in line with court docket paperwork that HollywoodLife obtained on March 23. A listening to is about for April 27. Amid all this authorized drama, a supply near Britney EXCLUSIVELY instructed HollywoodLife on the finish of March, “Britney has been doing really well despite the constant battle over her conservatorship. She is doing everything she can to focus on her health and Sam is 100% behind her daily routine and workouts.”