Britney Spears isn’t sparing anybody in her new memoir, The Girl in Me — together with her mother, Lynne Spears.
Britney, 41, slammed Lynne, 68, for writing about her in her 2008 e book, By the Storm, an insider solely informed Us Weekly. The pop star believes Lynne was “buying and selling” on her identify by writing the memoir, which included Lynne’s reminiscences of Britney’s 2007 breakdown.
Based on the supply, Britney felt like she was in “full meltdown” mode when Lynne revealed the e book and thought the timing was “unf–kingbelievable.”
By the Storm hit cabinets simply seven months after Britney was positioned in a conservatorship that lasted for the following 13 years. Forward of the e book’s publication, Lynne appeared on the At this time present to debate the struggles her household skilled after Britney grew to become a family identify.
“I’ve sat for hours pondering and enthusiastic about all the pieces that’s occurred,” Lynne informed Meredith Vieira in September 2008. “It’s been a whirlwind. It’s been a wild journey for everyone.”
In The Girl in Me, Britney wrote about how upset she was that her mom was discussing “the darkest instances” in her life whereas “earning profits” from By the Storm. Lynne’s recollections additionally made Britney start to query whether or not she was actually as “dangerous” as her mom described her in interviews and within the memoir.
Final 12 months, Britney claimed that Lynne was truly the one who helped Britney’s dad, Jamie Spears, get the conservatorship put in place. (Below the association, Jamie, 71, was accountable for Britney’s individual and funds for a few years.)
“A girl launched the concept [of the conservatorship] to my dad, and my mother truly helped him observe by and made all of it occur,” Britney alleged in a since-deleted August 2022 video shared through YouTube. “It was all principally arrange. There have been no medication in my system. No alcohol. No nothing. It was pure abuse.”
Britney went on to say that she was angrier at Lynne than Jamie as a result of she thought her mom was in a greater place to assist her extract herself from the authorized association.
“The entire thing that made it actually complicated for me is [the #FreeBritney movement] are on the road preventing for me, however my sister [Jamie Lynn Spears] and my mom aren’t doing something,” Britney mentioned within the video. “To me, it was like they secretly truthfully appreciated me being the dangerous one — like I used to be tousled, and so they type of simply appreciated it that approach. In any other case, why weren’t they exterior my doorstep, saying, ‘Child lady, get within the automotive. Let’s go.’ I feel that’s the primary factor that harm me. I couldn’t course of how my household went together with it for thus lengthy. Their solely response was, ‘We didn’t know.’”
The Girl in Me hits cabinets on Tuesday, October 24.