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The Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship

Mobeen Azhar journeys from Los Angeles to Britney’s hometown of Kentwood, untangling the complexities surrounding her controversial conservatorship.

Bafta-winning journalist Mobeen Azhar seeks to uncover the truth behind the conservatorship that Britney Spears has been under for the last 13 years. This film follows Mobeen as he journeys from Los Angeles to Britney’s hometown of Kentwood, Louisiana, untangling the complexities surrounding the conservatorship.

Mobeen delves into one of the most passionate fan bases in modern celebrity, attending a court hearing along the way and finding himself in the midst of the ongoing battle between Britney's conservatorship team and the passionate fans behind the #FreeBritney movement. He attempts to speak to those on both sides of the fence surrounding the still-unfolding story of one of pop’s biggest ever superstars.

The film includes never-before-seen interviews with, among others, Britney’s makeup artist Billy Brasfield, her former choreographer Brian Friedman, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton and lawyer Lisa MacCarley.

59 minutes

Last on

Wed 5 May 2021 21:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:16

    Britney Spears

    I'm A Slave 4 U

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mobeen Azhar
Producer Laura Kaye
Editor John McNamee
Executive Producer Jeremy Lee
Production Company Forest

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