A small win for Britney Spears today that has her cartwheeling through grassy fields!
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny has approved the superstar’s move to hire her own lawyer in her conservatorship case.
The ruling, which was cheered by #FreeBritney fans outside the courthouse, means former federal prosecutor Mathew Rosengart can now represent her.
Britney shared her excitement on Instagram with a video of her riding a horse and doing cartwheels.
“New with real representation today…I feel GRATITUDE and BLESSED!!!!” she captioned the clip and even added the hashtag #FreeBritney to her post – something she’s never done before:
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It’s the first time in 13 years she’s been able to choose her own lawyer, having only had court-appointed lawyers until now.
Mr Rosengart is known for representing some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Steven Speilberg, Keanu Reeves and Sean Penn.
But it wasn’t all good news for Britney today…
Speaking via phone link, she once again pleaded for her father Jamie Spears to be removed immediately as her conservator and asked that the conservatorship end altogether without having to go through more “stupid” evaluations.
Her request was rejected by the court
“You’re allowing my dad to ruin my life,” she tearfully said after the decision.
Mr Rosengart informed the court that he would be filing paperwork in the next few weeks to terminate the arrangement that has controlled Britney’s life for more than a decade.
This latest hearing is the second time Britney has addressed the court herself this year in her conservatorship case.
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