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10th May 2023

Britney Spears issued ‘knife warning’ over fascination at the end of conservatorship

Britney’s conservatorship ended in 2021.

Britney Spears allegedly had a “fascination with knives” which led to a “warning” at the end of her conservatorship.

Those caring for the 41-year-old reportedly “prepared a list of recommendations” at the end of her conservatorship, and one was to “keep knives away from her”.

TMZ has said that multiple sources have spoken about the recommendations, revealing that one was that she couldn’t drive alone.

When it came to the knives, the publication alleged that the singer’s “fascination” with them stemmed from a “means of protection”.

They then added that Britney has a “constant fear of being re-institutionalised” and that the recommendation was only “cautionary” due to her past struggles with mental health.

In 2008, Britney was placed under a conservatorship with her father Jamie Spears having total control over her life and career. Conservators cited concerns about her mental health as the reason.

What happened next was an excruciatingly long legal battle, where Britney fought tirelessly to regain her freedom. Her plight and her efforts were highlighted by a fan-led movement called FreeBritney – a movement acknowledged by the singer herself for its role in helping her take her life back.

In 2021, she hired her own lawyer and formally asked a court to put an end to her conservatorship. The star came forward with some harrowing and severe allegations regarding what she’d been put through – including being drugged, forced to work, having zero privacy, and not being allowed to see her friends. The conservatorship officially ended in November.


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