The 68-year-old spoke out about his ongoing conservatorship drama with the pop star, 39, earlier this month, claiming the 2 have been on “good terms” as recently as August. Nonetheless, a supply solely tells Us Weekly that isn’t the case.
“For Jamie to say that he and Britney have been on ‘good phrases’ till August is outrageous,” the insider reveals. “August 2019 perhaps, however not August 2020.”
Us confirmed in September 2019 that Britney’s ex-husband Kevin Federline, with whom she shares Preston, 15, and Jayden, 14, was granted a restraining order against Jamie after an altercation with the pair’s eldest son. A supply informed Us on the time that Preston “bought into an argument” together with his grandfather and “locked himself right into a room.” Jamie then “broke into the room and shook Sean Preston.” Legal costs have been not filed against Jamie.
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Days after the incident, the Grammy winner and Federline, 42, formalized a new custody agreement, with him getting their sons 70 p.c of the time and her having them the opposite 30 p.c. They beforehand had a 50-50 custody association.
“[Jamie] is the rationale she has far less custodial time with her sons than she did earlier than,” the insider tells Us. “The incident with Jamie and Preston modified the whole lot. It was a serious blow for Britney. She, Kevin, Preston and Jayden have all seen Jamie in another way ever since.”
Jamie claimed in a Tuesday, December 14, interview with CNN that he and Britney have been on stable floor earlier than her lawyer filed to officially remove him as her conservator earlier this 12 months. He additionally alleged that he has not spoken to her in practically 4 months.
“I like my daughter and I miss her very a lot,” he mentioned. “When a member of the family wants particular care and safety, households have to step up, as I’ve completed for the final 12-plus years, to safeguard, defend and proceed to like Britney unconditionally. I’ve and can proceed to offer unwavering love and fierce safety in opposition to these with self-serving pursuits and those that search to hurt her or my household.”
With reporting by Nicholas Hautman
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