New details have emerged about the conditions of Britney Spears’ conservatorship in a report by The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow and Jia Tolentino. The report highlights alleged mistreatment of Spears by her father and conservator James “Jamie” Spears, who has helmed the conservatorship and controlled his daughters finances since 2008. Farrow and Tolentino spoke with her mother Lynne Spears, Jacqueline Butcher (a former family friend of the Spears’), Spears’ one-time housekeeper, former friend Sam Lufti, and a number of people who worked around her.

In a recent hearing over the conservatorship, Britney Spears gave an incendiary speech, alleging Jamie controlled much more than just her finances; she stated that she was forced to remain on birth control, not allowed to have more children, and had much of her personal decision making monitored by her father. Though it was recently reported that Spears has been pushing against the conservatorship since 2014, The New Yorker’s report reveals that she exhibited disapproval of her father’s role in the arrangement as early as 2008 (the same year the conservatorship began). “While hospitalized, she had contacted a lawyer named Adam Streisand,” Farrow and Tolentino write. “He represented her in a court hearing on February 4th [2008], attesting that Spears had a ‘strong desire’ that Jamie not be a conservator.”

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