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Britney Spears invited to speak to Congress about conservatorship victory: ‘I felt heard for the first time in my life’

Britney Spears shared that she had been invited to speak to Congress (Picture: Phillip Faraone/FilmMagic)

Britney Spears has revealed she has been invited to the US Congress to discuss her recent victory in ending her conservatorship after over 13 years. 

The singer, 40, shared a letter she had received from Congress, congratulating her on her success in court and inviting her to meet with them at the White House. 

She told her followers: ‘I received this letter months ago… An invitation to share my story… I was immediately flattered and at the time I wasn’t nearly at the healing stage I’m in now… 

‘Number 1 – I’m grateful that my story was even ACKNOWLEDGED!!! Because of the letter, I felt heard and like I mattered for the first time in my life!!!’

Britney added: ‘In a world where your own family goes against you, it’s actually hard to find people that get it and show empathy!!!! 

‘Again, I’m not here to be a victim although I’m the first to admit I’m pretty messed up by it all… I want to help others in vulnerable situations, take life by the b**ls and be brave!!! 

She ws invited to share her story (Picture: Instagram)

‘I wish I would have been… I was so scared and nothing is worse than your own family doing what they did to me… I’m lucky to have a small circle of adorable friends who I can count on… In the mean time thank you to Congress for inviting me to the White House.’

Britney and her lawyer, Mathew Rosengart had been invited to meet with US politicians Charlie Crist and Eric Swalwell to discuss her victory in the conservatorship case and how it can inspire others. 

Britney’s father Jamie Spears had been her conservator since 2008 (Picture: VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)

Their letter congratulated them on their ‘historic victories’, adding: ‘Your journey towards justice will inspire and empower many others who are improperly silenced by the conservatorship process.’

They highlighted some of the ‘many concerning issues that are commonplace in the guardianship and conservatorship process’ which were brought to light by her case, including her being unable to hire her own legal team until later in the process and being ‘forced to engage in employment’ against her will.

Britney was invited to meet with them to help them learn ‘more about the emotional and financial turmoil [she] faced within the conservatorship system’. 

The Toxic star had been under the order since 2008, meaning she had no control over her personal and financial decisions, with father Jamie Spears acting as conservator, until it was finally lifted in November 2021. 

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