When is Framing Britney Spears released and what is the documentary about?

BRITNEY Spears' very public battle with her father over her infamous conservatorship dominated the headlines at the end of 2020.

A new documentary called Framing Britney Spears is set to look at her rise to fame and why she ended up in court with her dad.

When is Framing Britney Spears released?

Unfortunately there isn't an air date yet for the UK.

However, if you are in the US, Framing Britney Spears premieres on FX and FX Hulu tonight (February 5, 2021) at the same time.

You can catch it at 10/9c pm.

We will keep you posted about a UK release date.

What is the documentary about?

The official synopsis of the film reads: "People close to Britney Spears and lawyers tied to her conservatorship now reassess her phenomenal career and brutal downfall, as she battles her father in court over who should control her life."

The film looks at Britney's rise to fame, and the world's obsession with her.

The documentary will then lead into present day and her ongoing battle with her father over the rights to her fortune.

Does Britney still speak to her father Jamie Spears?

Britney's conservatorship was implemented in 2008 after the star had a series of public meltdowns.

The arrangement put her financial assets, estate, and personal assets under the control of her father, Jamie Spears, and lawyer Andrew Wallet, who has since resigned.

Britney has made several attempts to end the conservatorship, but they have been rejected.

On November 10, 2020 a court rejected an attempt by Britney to have her father removed as conservator of her estate.

This has put a huge strain on her relationship with her father and during the hearing Britney lawyer said they have no "viable working relationship" and have not spoken in a "long while".

What does conservatorship mean?

A conservatorship is a form of legal guardianship and grants a chosen individual full authority over another's life and assets.

The conservator typically holds the same rights and responsibilities as a parent would over a child.

It is typically enacted for individuals who are incapable of making their own decisions.

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