She was (and for many still is) one of the best known and most loved singers in the world. Britney Spears became one of the characters most persecuted by the press of the heart, the paparazzi and the culture of the tabloids, getting to star in terrifying events that would end up seriously affecting the mental health of the young woman.
Demonstration for the #FreeBritney movement
In 2008, an image paralyzed the world. Britney Spears, the apple of America’s eye, she shaved herself to zero in full legal litigation with her ex-husband for the custody of her children. Shortly after, the singer attacked paparazzi with an umbrella. Following these incidents, Britney Spears she would be declared unable to manage her own finances and her own life, which would pass into the hands of her father. A few years later, the #FreeBritney movement was born.
The #FreeBritney movement led the singer’s fans to demand that the guardianship under which she has been for almost 13 years disappear or, at least, change hands. The documentary ‘Framing Britney Spears’ reflects the struggle of the followers of the « Toxic » interpreter for the release of Spears, as well as the treatment that the press gave him for years and how this would explain the damage that he received for years, and that would end up causing serious mental health problems. Now, The documentary will be premiered in Spain on the Odisea channel on Monday, February 22.
A controversial documentary
The documentary, produced by The New York Times, has the participation of former Britney Spears assistant, lawyers and jurists involved in the legal battle between the singer and her fatheras well as activists from the #FreeBritney movement. One of the first reactions has been that of the vocalist’s ex-boyfriend, Justin Timberlake, who acknowledged that he may have been part of the problem as for the image that was given of Spears for years in the media.