She's definitely stronger than yesterday!
After 13 years, a judge terminated Britney Spears’ conservatorship on Nov. 12, so the #FreeBritney movement has come full circle. Now the star is officially celebrating by sharing her happiness with the world. ICYMI, Britney Spears’ Instagram after her conservatorship ended is too perfect.
Shortly after she the big ruling, Spears took to Instagram to share a joyful video outside of the courthouse. The clip shows a huge crowd of supportive fans cheering for the pop star in light of the positive verdict, and the singer shouted out her die-hard fans in her post. “Good God I love my fans so much it’s crazy!!! I think I’m gonna cry the rest of the day!!!! Best day ever… praise the Lord… can I get an Amen????” Spears captioned the video. Pink “Free Britney” signs and flags were proudly waved outside the Los Angeles courthouse.
Spears also shared a since-deleted post with the caption, “I can’t freaking believe it !!!! Again … best day ever!!!!”
Spears wasn’t the only one who posted a celebratory Instagram on the happy day more than a decade in the making. Her fiancé Sam Asghari shared a photo of the word freedom and captioned the post, “History was made today. Britney is Free!”
With her newfound freedom, Spears will finally be in charge of her own life after her lengthy conservatorship, which was put in place in 2008, gave her father Jamie Spears control of her finances and major life decisions.
“What’s next for Britney is up to one person — and this is the first time we can say this in a decade. It’s up to Britney,” Spears’ lawyer Mathew Rosengart said in a press conference after the Nov. 12 hearing. “Britney, as of today, is a free woman.”
Fans had followed the court proceedings very closely for months, especially after Spears’ bombshell testimony at her June 23 hearing, when she divulged the details of her situation. Speaking out for the first time, she expressed her desire for the conservatorship to end and also added that she hoped her father would be charged with “conservatorship abuse.”
The star began to see some important changes after L.A. County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny ruled that Spears could hire her own attorney. With the help of her lawyer Rosengart, Spears’ father was suspended as conservator of her estate in September 2021. At the time, he also began an investigation into Spears’ claims of conservatorship abuse.
On Sept. 29, Spears expressed her happiness shortly after Jamie was removed from her conservatorship, writing in an Instagram post, “[I’m] on cloud 9 right now.”
In October, the star also shared how happy she was being so close to freedom, but also revealed she’s nervous about her new beginnings. “I worked so hard, but now that it’s here and getting closer and closer to ending, I’m very happy, but there’s a lot of things that scare me,” she wrote on Instagram.
The final chapter that closed out her conservatorship was when Judge Brenda Penny ruled that the conservatorship was "no longer required, effective immediately” on Nov. 12.
Now that Spears is finally free from the conservatorship, fans can’t wait to see what she’ll do next. Finally, #FreeBritney is a reality, and all of Spears’ fans are just as elated as she is about it.