Florida Democratic Congressman Charlie Crist and South Carolina Republican Nancy Mace presented a law that benefits the singer on Tuesday, July 20. Britney Spears (Britney Law), after 13 years of being under the legal guardianship of her father, international agencies reported.
Said proposal would make it easier for the people under guardianship to request the removal of the guardian or replace him with another relative, public employee or private professional, which would help other people who have conflicts with their representatives.
The initiative was called “Freedom and right to emancipate from exploitation act”, which responds to the FREE Act, for its acronym in English. and has been considered “a nod” to the #FreeBritney movement.
“With the FREE Act we would free Britney, 39, along with the countless elderly and people with disabilities abused and exploited by a remote system,” Crist said in a statement.
Nowadays, Those affected by legal guardianship have to demonstrate that abuse or fraud has been perpetrated to achieve substantial changes, which is difficult because the design of the mechanism reduces their powers and they must be represented by a lawyer appointed by the courts.