Court finally gives ‘controlling’ Jamie the boot – but it’s not over for Britney Spears just yet

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The conservatorship that has controlled the life of Britney Spears for 13 years could be nearing its end. (PHOTO: Gallo Images / Getty Images)
The conservatorship that has controlled the life of Britney Spears for 13 years could be nearing its end. (PHOTO: Gallo Images / Getty Images)

For years no one knew what was really going on in her life and things seemed to be going well enough on the surface.

She toured the world, released five hit albums and made millions with her record-breaking Las Vegas residency. By all accounts the conservatorship she’d lived under since 2008 was a well-oiled machine that had rescued Britney Spears – and one she could move to end when she was ready.

Nothing was further from the truth. What was really going down was, in the words of her lawyer, a “Kafka-esque nightmare”, a life where everything from Britney’s messages to her bedroom activities were constantly monitored.

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