Britney Spears Talks Post-Conservatorship Goals, Having Access to Her Own Car, Bank Account
"It's a really long time to be in a situation you don't want to be in"
Published Nov 17, 2021Now that Britney Spears is officially free from her 13-year conservatorship, the pop star has opened up about all the things she's looking forward to doing with her newfound independence.
Teasing a possible bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview, Spears thanked the #FreeBritney movement in an Instagram post, sharing that her voice was "muted and threatened for so long" and that she "wasn't able to speak up or say anything" about the alleged abuse she suffered as a result of the arrangement.
"I've been in a conservatorship for 13 years," Spears began, speaking to the camera. "It's a really long time to be in a situation you don't want to be in."
She continued: "I'm just grateful honestly for each day and being able to have the keys to my car. Being able to be independent, feel like a woman, owning an ATM card, seeing cash for the first time, being able to buy candles. It's the little things for us women, but it makes a huge difference. I'm grateful for that. It's nice. It's really nice."
The singer added that she plans to use her new freedom to advocate for "people with real disabilities and illnesses."
She said: "I'm a very strong woman, so I can only imagine what the system has done to those people [in conservatorships]. So hopefully my story will make an impact and make some changes in the corrupt system."
Hear an update from Brit Brit below.