Britney Spears' dad fires back at #FreeBritney movement

The pop star's father is slamming the online campaign and calling the claims that his daughter is being held captive the work of conspiracy theorists.
2:34 | 08/03/20

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Thank you, Sam. We turn to our "Gma" cover story. Britney spears, the free Britney fan movement is getting a lot of attention online claims spears is being manipulated by those close to her. The singer's father is responding to those claims erielle reshef with the details. Reporter: Britney's father Jamie is sounding out about #freebritney. Britney spears father Jamie speaking out calling this campaign a joke and conspiracy. The pop star's dad telling the New York post page six in a new interview all these conspiracy theorists don't know anything. It's no one else's business. The #freebritney movement started in 2009. The conservatorship issued in 2008 made Britney's father responsible for all financial decisions. This petition on change.org gathering more than 100,000 signatures. Britney's father stepped down as her permanent conservator last September citing health concerns. A California court naming Jodi Montgomery the new conservator. Just days ago spears brother Brian chiming in. She's always wanted to get out of it. It's very frustrating to have -- whether it's -- someone's coming in peace to help or coming in with an attitude like having someone constantly tell you to do something has to be frustrating. She's wanted to get out of it for quite sometime. Reporter: Brian commending the conservatorship. It's been a great thing for our family to this point. Hoping for the best. Reporter: Details of the singer's court hearings continue to be kept behind closed doors. The #freebritney has been used more than 108,000 times on Instagram. Britney has not responded to her father's comments.

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