Following years of forced silence, Britney Spears is asking a Los Angeles court to end the conservatorship that has controlled every part of her life since 2008.
For 13 years, the mother-of-two has been unable to make personal and financial decisions. Her father holds the role, by law, of her conservator – essentially a legal guardian.
After years of worldwide concern, and the uproar of the #FreeBritney movement, Spears is speaking for the first time.
Spears says she is currently forced to take birth control, despite her desire to have a baby.
Spears said her father, who serves as her conservator, should be in jail for his treatment of her.
She said she was forced to work against her will and had all her possessions taken away, including her credit card, cash, phone and passport.
“I worked seven days a week, no days off, which in California, the only similar thing to this is called sex trafficking…