‘No one should be treated like this’: Celebs react to Britney Spears’ court hearing
Several celebrities have spoken out
Britney Spears is currently fighting for her freedom amidst the grueling legal proceedings surrounding the conservatorship that her father holds. Since 2008, it has been revealed that everything from her finances to her fertility has been controlled by her family members, and details are starting to emerge depicting to exactly what shocking extent this vice grip over her life has become. In the hours since the first details emerged from the courthouse, many celebs have taken to Twitter to vocalise their support for Britney Spears.
So, from ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake to fellow musicians Halsey and Mariah Carey, here are all the celebs that have spoken out in support of Britney Spears during her ongoing conservatorship battle.
After what we saw today, we should all be supporting Britney at this time.
Regardless of our past, good and bad, and no matter how long ago it was… what’s happening to her is just not right.
No woman should ever be restricted from making decisions about her own body.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) June 24, 2021
Ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake tweeted a thread of support for Britney, acknowledging that their past was troublesome but telling followers that “no woman should ever be restricted from making decisions about her own body”.
“Jess and I send our love, and our absolute support to Britney during this time.”
No one should be treated like this. Stay strong Queen!! You deserve better 💜🦄🌈✨💜 #FreeBritney
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) June 24, 2021
Khloe Kardashian tweeted her message of support shortly before Justin, telling Britney that she deserves “better” and that “no one should be treated like this”.
We love you Britney!!! Stay strong ❤️❤️❤️
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) June 23, 2021
Mariah Carey, who has shared a relationship with Britney since they first came up together, tweeted last night that she loves Britney and wants her to “stay strong”.
Bless Britney and I hope with my whole heart she is awarded freedom from this abusive system. She deserves it more than anything. I admire her courage speaking up for herself today.
— h (@halsey) June 23, 2021
Halsey, a musician that has never shied away from discussing important topics with her following on Twitter, posted two separate messages toward Britney.
The first expressed admiration for Britney’s courage in “speaking up for herself” and called the system of conservatorship “abusive”.
Additionally, fuck anyone who thinks they have the authority as an institution or individual to control a person’s reproductive health. #FreeBritney
— h (@halsey) June 23, 2021
Secondly, she spoke about the news that Britney had received an IUD as part of her conservatorship, saying: “F*** anyone who thinks they have the authority as an institution or individual to control a person’s reproductive health”.
We love you SO MUCH @britneyspears ❤️
— TINASHE ³³³ (@Tinashe) June 23, 2021
Singer and songwriter Tinashe kept it short and sweet with a message of love for Britney, being the only celeb on the list to directly @ her.
— Rose McGowan (@rosemcgowan) June 23, 2021
Rose McGowan voiced her thoughts on proceeding in a one-minute video in which she claimed Britney has been “controlled by greed and evil” and that she herself knows “the cost of control”.
Sarah Jessica Parker
— Sarah Jessica Parker (@SJP) February 7, 2021
Star of Sex and the City Sarah Jessica Parker kept her support short and sweet – simply tweeting #FreeBritney.
No words. #FreeBritney
— Vera Wang (@VeraWang) June 23, 2021
Vera Wang also used the #FreeBritney hashtag, which has been trending on and off ever since news first broke that Britney would be contesting her conservatorship.
Wishing All the luck in the world to Tahani’s good friend, Britney Spears today. It is the most bizarre theft of freedom that has happened right in front of our eyes for over a decade now, and I hope she finds assistance with organizing her life that she is comfortable with now.
— Jameela Jamil 🌈 (@jameelajamil) June 23, 2021
Jameela Jamil referenced her character on The Good Place in her tribute to Britney Spears, before calling the issue a “bizarre theft of freedom”.
Got y’all asses!! ITS OVER #FreeBritney crazy mfs
— Keke Palmer (@KekePalmer) June 24, 2021
Keke Palmer appeared to tweet jubilantly at the details being exposed from the courthouse, saying: “Got y’all asses!! IT’S OVER #FreeBritney crazy mfs”.
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) June 23, 2021
Finally, talkshow host Andy Cohen tweeted his support with the hashtag #FreeBritney.