On Tuesday, December 14, the 68-year-old constructing contractor mentioned the continued authorized battle with the 39-year-old “Poisonous” singer, telling CNN that he was on “good phrases” along with his daughter up till August, when her lawyer filed to officially remove him as her conservator. He additionally claimed that he hasn’t spoken with the pop star in almost 4 months.
“I really like my daughter and I miss her very a lot,” Jamie informed the information outlet. “When a member of the family wants particular care and safety, households must step up, as I’ve achieved 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 people who search to hurt her or my household.”
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Jamie’s lawyer, Vivian Lee Thoreen, alleged that Britney’s lack of communication along with her father was a calculated technique on the a part of her authorized staff.
“Jamie’s relationship with Britney isn’t that completely different than your common father-daughter relationship insofar as there has always been a mutual love and respect for one another,” Thoreen informed CNN. “Till Britney’s court-appointed lawyer Sam Ingham abruptly instructed Jamie to not contact Britney a couple of months in the past, Jamie and Britney had spoken typically and repeatedly all through your complete conservatorship. Actually, they’d spoken simply the day earlier than and had had a nice and collaborative dialog.”
In a brand new set of court docket paperwork filed earlier this month, obtained by Us Weekly, Jamie claimed that his skill to contact the “Gimme Extra” singer has been “restricted.” Britney’s lawyer, for his half, submitted objections with regard to Jamie’s accounting. Based on the paperwork, Jamie’s staff countered that the complaints “lack benefit” and “ignore the historical past of the continuing.”
The “Circus” singer has been topic to her conservatorship association since 2008 when Jamie and lawyer Andrew Wallet had been named Britney’s conservators following her public breakdown. Pockets stepped down from the position in March 2019, leaving Jamie with sole management over his daughter. Six months later, Jamie took a temporary respite from his conservator duties citing “private well being causes.” Britney’s care supervisor, Jodi Montgomery, was then named her conservator in September 2019.
After initially requesting to have Jamie faraway from her conservatorship in August, the Crossroads star filed another plea to a choose in November. Throughout a listening to in Los Angeles later that month, Britney’s lawyer claimed that the singer is “afraid of her father” and “won’t carry out so long as her father is accountable for her profession.”
Amid the continued ups and downs, an insider informed Us in September that “Britney’s household is at conflict with one another” — however that the Grammy nominee has been “remarkably resilient” by means of all of it.
One other court docket listening to is scheduled for Wednesday, December 16.
With reporting by Marjorie Hernandez
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