Britney Spears has become the star child of the guardianship since 2019. On November 12, the pop star managed to escape her 13 years of guardianship.
When a person is found to have severely impaired mental capacity, a court can grant someone the power to make major financial decisions and life choices for that person, according to AP News.
California law, to which Spears complies, states that guardianship is warranted for a “person who is unable to adequately provide for his or her personal needs for physical health, food, clothing or shelter” or for someone else. one who is “substantially incapable of managing his finances, resources, resisting fraud or undue influence.
In February 2008, Britney suffered a nervous breakdown during a custody battle over her ex-husband, Kevin Federline. A photo captured Spears with her head shaved and days later smashed a paparazzi’s SUV on multiple occasions with an umbrella, according to Billboard.
According to USA Today, her father, James Spears, was appointed her co-curator in 2008 along with a lawyer, Andrew Wallet, who has since resigned. Last month, James temporarily retired due to his health issues, but still took care of his finances.
“I want to be able to get married and have a baby. I was told right now in guardianship that I couldn’t get married and have a baby, ”Spears said in court in June. The Conservatives would not let her withdraw her birth control, she claimed, according to Billboard.
While Britney’s Guardianship is the first on your Google Feed, it’s not the only time that adult celebrities have someone in control of their lives and finances by choice or by force.
According to ALOT Living, Eagles band member Randy Meisner has applied for guardianship for himself. He said he was in “great pain” after the death of his wife. His longtime friend, author Ford, and Meisner’s accountant, Thomas DeLong, were first appointed curator and chief financial officer, respectively.