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Britney Spears came of age after a court decision
Britney Spears was declared a minor in 2008 and was placed under temporary guardianship after she broke down and shaved her hair in front of paparazzi photographers.
The guardianship, which would have been temporary, was extended for thirteen years. During this time, the world-famous singer has not been allowed to decide on her finances or her own body.
Forbidden to pick out of her spiral
When Britney Spears' father, Jamie Spears, did not want her daughter to become pregnant, she was banned from picking out her IUD.In recent years, a campaign has been underway for Britney's freedom, ”Free Britney”, which has now yielded results. A court in Los Angeles has ruled that she is to be considered of legal age.
Britney Spears, who is now 40 years old, writes on Twitter: I will cry the rest of the day. Best day ever, Britney Spears wrote on Twitter after the court decision.
According to The New York Times, Britney's lawyer has requested that Jamie Spears be investigated for crimes.