Britney Spears’ Most Revealing Quotes About Her Conservatorship

The star’s next court hearing is on Sept. 29 after her first two revealing appearances on June 23 and July 14.

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Britney Spears speaks onstage in 2012.
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“I’m not happy. I can’t sleep. I’m so angry. It’s insane. And I’m depressed. I cry every day.”

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“I would honestly like to sue my family, to be totally honest with you. I also would like to be able to share my story with the world, and what they did to me, instead of it being a hush-hush secret to benefit all of them.”

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“This conservatorship has allowed my dad to ruin my life.”

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“The control he had over someone as powerful as me, as he loved the control to hurt his own daughter 100,000%. He loved it.”

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“I’m not able to see my friends that live eight minutes away from me, which I find extremely strange.”

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“If I didn’t do any of my meetings and work from eight to six at night, which is 10 hours a day, seven days a week, no days off, I wouldn’t be able to see my kids or my boyfriend.”

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“I’d like for my boyfriend to be able to drive me in his car. ... I would like to progressively move forward and I want to have the real deal. I want to be able to get married and have a baby.”

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“I have a IUD inside of myself right now so I don’t get pregnant. I wanted to take the IUD out so I could start trying to have another baby. But this so called team won’t let me go to the doctor to take it out because they don’t want me to have children.”

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“Three days later, after I said no to Vegas, my therapist sat me down in a room and said he had a million phone calls about how I was not cooperating in rehearsals, and I haven’t been taking my medication. All this was false — he immediately, the next day, put me on lithium out of nowhere.”

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“He took me off my normal meds I’ve been on for five years. And lithium is a very, very strong and completely different medication compared to what I was used to. You can go mentally impaired if you take too much, if you stay on it longer than five months.”

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“But he put me on [lithium] and I felt drunk. I couldn’t even have a conversation with my mom or dad really about anything. I told him I was scared.”

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“Their goal was to make me feel crazy and I’m not. And that’s not OK.”

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“If this is not abuse, I don't know what is.”

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“I truly believe this conservatorship is abusive, and that we can sit here all day and say oh, conservatorships are here to help people. ... There’s a thousand conservatorships that are abusive as well. I don’t feel like I can live a full life I don’t own.”

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“I’m here to get rid of my dad and charge him with conservatorship abuse. ... I want to press charges against my father today. I want an investigation into my dad.”

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New with real representation today ... I feel GRATITUDE and BLESSED!!!! Thank you to my fans who are supporting me. You have no idea what it means to me be supported by such awesome fans!!!! God bless you all!!!!!”

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“I will never be able to let go and fully move on until I’ve said all I needed to say … and I’m not even close!!!!”

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“All I have is hope and hope is the only thing in this world that is very hard to kill.” Britney Spears’ conservatorship will be up for review in court once again on Sept. 29, and Judge Brenda Penny is scheduled to address Spears’ petition to remove her father, as conservator of her estate as well as her dad’s surprising petition to end the legal arrangement altogether.

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