In her first interview in over a decade, Britney Spears‘ cousin and former assistant Alli Sims claims that Britney’s father Jamie Spears compelled Alli to chop off contact with the pop star.
Within the wake of the New York Instances documentary Framing Britney Spears, Alli, who labored with the singer within the mid-2000s, advised NBC News that Jamie was “one hundred pc was threatening me with my life” when he insisted she stop communication with the “Piece of Me” artist.
Jamie Spears’ attorneys haven’t responded to NBC Information’ request for remark.
On the time, the star was coping with a slew of psychological well being points, together with two involuntary psychiatric holds, and a custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline over their two youngsters.
Alli defined, “I actually do imagine [Jamie] would have accomplished one thing if I did not take away myself from the scenario.”
Jamie is the topic of a lot controversy. As defined within the documentary, Britney is under a conservatorship, which suggests management over her funds and main life selections are delegated to a 3rd occasion—on this case, her father. Final yr, Britney filed a petition with the court docket to take away Jamie as the only real conservator over her property, saying that she wished to put a monetary establishment in that position as an alternative. In keeping with NBC News, her lawyer, Samuel D. Ingham III, claimed Britney was afraid of her dad.