Story at a glance:

  • ”Britney vs Spears” is a documentary about the pop singer’s controversial conservatorship led by her father.
  • The trailer revealed that new details on Britney’s conservatorship will be shown.
  • The film is based on years of investigative work with exclusive interviews and documents.

“Britney vs Spears,” the Netflix documentary by Erin Lee Carr that goes over the pop singer’s controversial conservatorship led by her father, dropped a trailer on Twitter.

Carr, best known for her four-part documentary series "How to Fix a Drug Scandal, Dirty Money," and being the daughter of the late, famed New York Times columnist David Carr, has revealed that confidential memos on Spears’ condition were filmed. 


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The trailer shows a graphic of a redacted memo being slowly unredacted, teasing the documentary that has never-before-seen or heard information on her conservatorship.

“I’ve worked all my life,” Spears could be heard saying in the trailer. “I don’t owe these people anything.”

The trailer depicts Spears as a victim of her parents, and someone close to the pop singer said in the trailer she could not trust either her mother or father.

Another voice in the trailer stated that Spears feared that her parents were plotting to take her fortune away.

According to a press release, the film, which is set to premiere on Sept. 28, will tell “the explosive story of Britney’s life and her public and private search for freedom.” 

The film is based on years of investigative work with exclusive interviews and documents, The Guardian reported.

As Changing America previously reported, Spears’ Instagram account, which had about 34 million followers, was deactivated due to the singer wanting a break from social media after her father, Jamie Spears, agreed to step down as her conservator, a major legal victory in the pop star's battle against her 13-year conservatorship. The pop star has since reactivated her account.


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Published on Sep 23, 2021