Jamie Spears wants Britney Spears to resign as defender
(CNN) – After months of pressure from supporters Britney SpearsJM Spears, the singer’s father, said in a legal response on Thursday that he wanted to resign as the artist’s gardener’s guard, according to a prepared copy of CNN’s response.
“In fact, there is no real reason to suspend or remove Mr Spears as guardian of the estate” and “it is highly debatable whether the guardian change will be in Ms Spears’ interest at this time.”
“However, even when Mr. Spears is a relentless target of unwanted attacks, he does not believe that his daughter’s public service as his guardian is in his best interest and in his public interest,” the legal reply continued. “He must therefore challenge this unwarranted request to remove him, and Mr. Spears is prepared to move properly to a new guardian, along with the court and his daughter’s new attorney.”
The move comes days after Judge Brenda Penny rejected a petition filed by Britney Spears’ attorney, Matthew Rosengard. Change the hearing from September 29th In an attempt to remove his father as a guardian as soon as possible until August 23 in the case.
“We are pleased that Mr. Spears and his lawyer today agreed that he should be fired. This is a testament to Britney. However, we are disappointed by her shameful and reprehensible attacks on Ms Spears and others.” He added Britney Spears’ attorney, Matt Rosangard, in a statement to CNN.
“We look forward to our serious investigation into the conduct of Mr. Spears and others over the past 13 years as he has harvested millions of dollars from his daughter’s assets, and I look forward to Mr. Spears’ affidavit in the future, instead of making false accusations and derogatory remarks about his own daughter. , Mr. Spears should be quiet and should step aside immediately.
Mr. Spears has served as co-custodian of his daughter’s multi-million dollar estate for more than a decade. During the trial in July, Britney Spears said she wanted to lay charges against her father He called the “guardian abuse” and the 13-year contract “bloody cruelty.”
Jamie Spears defended his actions as guardian of his estate in his response on Thursday, calling for a formal transfer to a new guardian following the resolution of some pending issues in the case.
“When these matters are resolved, Mr. Spears will have to step aside. But there are no compelling circumstances that would justify Mr. Spears’ immediate suspension,” the document said. “A systematic change based on cooperation is certainly best for Ms. Spears. Regardless of her formal title, Mr. Spears will always be Ms Spears’ father, who will always love her unconditionally and will always look to her for her best interests.”
The case was closely monitored by supporters of the #Freebridney movement, which began in 2009, due to concerns over the pop star’s longtime defender. “Designing Britney Spears “, A documentary from New York Times Released in February, it attracted attention in both the movement and the legal battle.