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Jamie Lynn Spears has broken her silence on Britney’s conservatorship


by Holly O'Neill
29th Jun 2021

Read time: 3 minutes

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Jamie Lynn Spears has made a statement publicly supporting her sister for the first time since her conservatorship hearing.

Jamie Lynn Spears has broken her silence after facing criticism for failing to help her sister after Britney accused her family in her 23-minute statement of not intervening in her oppressive conservatorship.

As Britney fans began petitioning for her to be removed from the Netflix drama Sweet Magnolias, Jamie Lynn made her first statement via a series of Instagram Stories.

Jamie Lynn said on Instagram, “the only reason I haven’t [spoken] before is because I felt like until my sister was able to speak for herself and say what she felt she needed to say publicly, that it wasn’t my place and it wasn’t the right thing to do. But now that she’s very clearly spoken and said what she needed to say, I feel like I can follow her lead and say what I feel I need to say.”

“I think it’s extremely clear since the day I was born that I’ve only loved, adored and supported my sister. I mean, this is my freaking big sister, before any of this bullsh*t. I don’t care if she wants to run away to the rainforest and have a zillion babies in the middle of nowhere or if she wants to come back and dominate the world the way she has so many times before. Because I have nothing to gain or lose either way. This situation does not affect me either way because I am only her sister who is only concerned about her happiness.”

“I’ve made a very conscious choice in my life to only participate in her life as her sister,” she added. “Maybe I didn’t support her the way the public would like me to, with a hashtag on a public platform. But I can assure you that I have supported my sister long before there was a hashtag. And, I’ll support her long after.”

“I’ve worked since I was 9 years old. I paid my own freaking bills since I was 10 years old. Not that I owe the public anything because my sister knows I love and support her. That’s the only person I owe anything to,” she continued.

“I’m not my family, I am my own person. I am speaking for myself. I’m so proud of her for using her voice. I am so proud of her for requesting new counsel like I told her to do many years ago — not on a big, public platform, but just in a personal conversation between two sisters. So I’m very proud that she’s taken that step. If ending the conservatorship and flying to Mars or whatever hell else she wants to do to be happy, I support that 100 percent because I support my sister. I love my sister, always have, always will, as long as she’s happy. So, let’s keep praying, that’s all,” Jamie Lynn concluded.

Jamie Lynn’s husband, Jamie Watson, told The New York Post that when it comes to Britney, “I can assure you her family loves her and wants the best for her. I wouldn’t be around people who weren’t. Who wouldn’t want to be in support of Britney?”

Since her hearing, Britney and her boyfriend Sam Asghari have traveled on holiday to Hawaii. Her dad has also released a statement saying that “he is sorry to see his daughter suffering and in so much pain. Mr. Spears loves his daughter, and he misses her very much.”

In her 23-minute hearing statement, Britney alleged of her dad Jamie Spears that “Anything that happened to me had to be approved by my dad… He was the one who approved all of it. My whole family did nothing… I cried on the phone for an hour and he loved every minute of it. The control he had over someone as powerful as me — he loved the control to hurt his own daughter – 100,000 per cent. He loved it.”

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