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Britney Spears asks court to remove dad’s control over personal life

Britney Spears wants the legal guardianship to reflect
Britney Spears wants the legal guardianship to reflect “her current lifestyle and her stated wishes”

Britney Spears has asked a court not to return her father to a role that gave him control over many aspects of her life and career.

Jamie Spears has been his daughter’s legal conservator for 12 years, due to concerns around her mental health.

He temporarily stepped aside from the role overseeing her personal affairs in 2019, citing his own health problems.

Some of Spears’ fans believe she was forced into the arrangement, and have been running a #FreeBritney campaign.

What has Britney now said?

Jamie Spears has been Britney's conservator since 2008
Jamie Spears has been Britney’s conservator since 2008

“Britney is strongly opposed to James’ return as conservator of her person,” according to a court document filed to the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles.

It explained that the 38-year-old singer was in favour of the role, which she said

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Meet 5 Dads Who Have Upped Their TikTok Game Amid Coronavirus

With families around the world staying home amid coronavirus, more and more parents are becoming breakout stars on TikTok as the video-sharing app continues to grow in popularity. But while there are, of course, plenty of TikTok moms who deserve recognition — like the mom with the stereotypical Jersey accent who makes the best schmear — today we’re spotlighting some of the dads who have entertained millions of viewers in recent months.

Even in the midst of a pandemic, it seems as though dads can be counted on to keep their kids laughing with stereotypical dad hijinks ranging from dancing to Ariana Grande to impersonating a dinosaur. As one dad who TIME spoke to put it: “I love to make the kids laugh. I’d pretty much do anything to make them laugh. It’s like jet fuel.”

As TikTok has transformed into a hub for activism in recent months, TikTokers have

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