Britney Spears judge denies her request to remove her father as her conservator AFTER hearing pop star’s heartbreaking testimony
- Spears, 39, has been under the conservatorship of her father since 2008
- Last week the singer told a court in Los Angeles she wanted it to end
- Spears said she felt enslaved and trapped and wanted her life back
- On Wednesday TMZ reported that the judge has denied her request
- Judge Brenda Penny ruled that the current terms of the conservatorship remain
- Spears’ lawyer is expected to file a new request for her to be freed
- Spears’ father Jamie is paid $16,000 a month to manage her $60 million estate
The judge overseeing Britney Spears’ conservatorship has denied her request to remove her father’s control – despite the singer’s passionate plea last week.
Judge Brenda Penny in Los Angeles on Wednesday signed into effect a new ruling, maintaining Jamie Spears’ control.
On June 23 the 39-year-old singer made headlines worldwide with her request to resume control of her finances and life, after 13 years under a conservatorship.
Spears is pictured with her father Jamie. The pair have not spoken since August. She has been fighting since last year to lift a conservatorship that he presided over since 2008
A court sketch from inside the Los Angeles County Courthouse, with Judge Brenda Penny presiding. The June 23 hearing caused shockwaves around the world