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I’ve Been ‘Kept Away From’ Britney Spears ‘for Years’

In her nook. Lance Bass is “definitely” an avid supporter of the #FreeBritney motion, regardless that he hasn’t been in contact with Britney Spears a lot these days.

The 42-year-old ‘NSync singer chatted with Heather Dubrow about his relationship with the 39-year-old Grammy winner in Us Weekly‘s exclusive clip of PodcastOne’s “Heather Dubrow’s World” podcast, out Friday, July 23.

Lance Bass and Britney Spears.
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“I haven’t spoken to her for years. We’ve been kept away from each other for quite a while,” Bass claimed. “I don’t know exactly what she needs but I do know that she, to me — [from] what I see — is sane enough to pick her own people.”

The “Gimme More” singer has been below a restrictive conservatorship for 13 years, and has been unable to make main monetary or personal selections with out approval from her father, Jamie Spears, since 2008. In September 2019, Jodi Montgomery was named conservator of Britney’s individual after Jamie, 69, stepped down for well being issues. However, he’s nonetheless in charge of his daughter’s property.

“I believe that she needs to be away from the dad,” Bass stated on the podcast. “She needs to pick her own people running this conservatorship, if she even needs one, especially when choosing her lawyer. To me, there’s a bigger picture here. … The main thing that I’m concerned about is the court systems and this judge. If this is really true, then we have to look at this judge, right? Because that means that they’re corrupt. I don’t know, it’s scary.”

Britney addressed the courtroom for the primary time in June, talking from her coronary heart in regards to the “embarrassing and demoralizing” remedy she’s confronted from her conservatorship group over the previous decade, admitting that she “didn’t know” she may petition for her freedom.

“I feel hanged up, bullied and alone. The conservatorship has done way more harm than good,” she stated, including that’d she needs to sue her relations who’ve gotten to “benefit” from her authorized scenario. “I just want my life back.”

Following her emotional testimony, her court-appointed lawyer, Samuel Ingham III, resigned and Britney was later granted the chance to hire her personal counsel. She chosen Mathew Rosengart, a former federal prosecutor.

“This conservatorship has allowed my dad to ruin my life,” she asserted in one other listening to earlier this month, accusing Jamie of abusing his energy over her.

Bass has beforehand shared his assist for the “Toxic” singer, who has been a buddy to him for the reason that Nineties. In December 2020, he advised Australia’s Today Extra that “we should definitely listen” to Britney about her struggles, however famous, “I don’t know the specifics of her situation and if she should be out of a conservatorship.”

Three months prior, the Dancing With the Stars alum revealed that he had spoken to Jamie Lynn Spears, who he thought “really has her sister’s back during all this.”

More not too long ago, nonetheless, followers have taken concern with the Zoey 101 alum, 30, who has largely stored quiet in regards to the authorized drama. In June, shortly after Britney’s bombshell listening to, Jamie Lynn broke her silence.

“I think it’s extremely clear that since the day I was born I’ve only loved and adored and supported my sister. I mean, this is my freaking big sister before any of this bulls–t,” she stated in an Instagram Story video, claiming she’s “only concerned about [Britney’s] happiness.”

Since then, the Crossroads actress has seemingly thrown shade at her sister through social media. A supply not too long ago advised Us that Britney appears like “she has power” over her life once more.

“The #FreeBritney movement really gave her her voice back. She felt like she wasn’t alone. … Now that Britney has found her voice, there’s no stopping her,” the insider defined. “It’s all been building up for so long and she’s ready to unleash on those that have held her away from her own life.”

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