Britney Spears tells #FreeBritney movement: ‘You guys saved my life’

“The #FreeBritney movement — you guys rock,” Spears stated. “Honestly, my voice was muted and threatened for so long, and I wasn’t able to speak up or say anything… I honestly think you guys saved my life, in a way. 100 percent.”

Led by Spears superfan Megan Radford, the motion started in 2009 and intended to accentuate the vocalist’s conservatorship, which saw her dad, Jamie Spears, take control of her approximated $60 million estate.
The plan was put in location in 2008 following a series of individual problems that played out in the public eye, and Spears broke her longstanding silence on the subject with 2 psychological court testaments over the summertime.

“I’ve been in the conservatorship for 13 years. That’s a really long time to be in a situation you don’t want to be in,” Spears stated in her newest Instagram video, joking that she was sharing a “hint” of her ideas prior to a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Under the conservatorship, the vocalist had little control over her individual or monetary life and she declared in court that she had actually been required to take contraception and lithium medication, in addition to carry out versus her will.

In her video, the vocalist stated the “little things” made a “huge difference” now that the conservatorship was over.

“So I’m just grateful honestly for each day and being able to have the keys to my car, and being able to be independent and feel like a woman,” Spears informed fans in her video. “Owning an ATM card, seeing cash for the first time, being able to buy candles…”

The vocalist likewise revealed her hopes that the story of her conservatorship, which stays a fairly unusual plan, would “make an impact and make some changes in the corrupt system.”
Britney Spears says she still has 'a lot of healing to do'

“I’m not here to be a victim,” she stated. “I lived with victims my whole life as a child, that’s why I got out of my house and I worked for 20 years… I’m here to be an advocate for people with real disabilities and real illnesses.”

In the Instagram caption accompanying her video, Spears appeared to restate her previous court declarations about the conservatorship, calling it “demoralizing and degrading.”

Although Spears is now totally free, her attorney, Matthew Rosengart, submitted a 110-page petition asking for to depose Jamie Spears last month, and requesting for discovery associated to supposed monitoring of the pop star.

The vocalist, whose 40th birthday is next month, stated in an earlier post after completion of the conservatorship that she would be “celebrating my freedom and my B day for the next two months.”

CNN’s Chloe Melas added to this report.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.