Britney Spears’ fears her father and won’t perform again if her father remains in charge of her career, a US court has been told.
According to an Associated Press report, a Judge at least for now has declined to remove the superstar singer’s father as the head of her estate, despite her lawyer’s claim that she could not work with him in charge. Spears was not at the hearing.
“My client has informed me that she is afraid of her father,” Samuel D. Ingham III, Spears’s court-appointed lawyer, told a Los Angeles, California judge, Tuesday. “She will not perform again if her father is in charge of her career.”
“We are really at a crossroads,” Ingham added.
The report said the lawyer described Spears as a “high-functioning conservator” and said that she had not spoken to her father, Jamie Spears, in a long time.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny said she would consider further petitions for Jamie Spears’s removal “down the road.” Penny did, however, name a corporate fiduciary, the Bessemer Trust, as the co-conservator of Spears’s estate, as the singer had requested.