“I’ve been in the conservatorship for 13 年. That’s a really long time to be in a situation you don’t want to be in,” Spears said in her latest Instagram video, joking that she was sharing a “hint” of her thoughts before a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Under the conservatorship
, the singer had little control over her personal or financial life and she alleged in court that she had been forced to take birth control and lithium medication
, as well as perform against her will
In her video, the singer said 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 told fans in her video. “Owning an ATM card, seeing cash for the first time, being able to buy candles…”
The singer also expressed her hopes that the story of her 成年後見制度
, which remains a relatively uncommon arrangement
, NS “make an impact and make some changes in the corrupt system.
“I’m not here to be a victim,” 彼女は言いました. “I lived with victims my whole life as a child, that’s why I got out of my house and I worked for 20 年… 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 reiterate her previous court statements about the conservatorship, それを呼ぶ “demoralizing and degrading.”
Although Spears is now free, her lawyer, Matthew Rosengart, filed a 110-page petition requesting to depose Jamie Spears last month, and asking for discovery related to alleged surveillance of the pop star.
歌手, whose 40th birthday is next month
, said in an earlier post after the end of the conservatorship that she would be
“celebrating my freedom and my B day for the next two months.