Britney Spears’ father agrees to step down as her conservator

ABC News’ Kaylee Hartung breaks down Britney Spears’ father agreeing to step away from her conservatorship, which family law attorney Christopher Melcher calls a “negotiation of terms of surrender.”

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Breathe, the time is now
Breathe, the time is now:
Her father is trying to avoid being prosecuted. #FreeBritney
Claudia Meisters
Claudia Meisters:
So glad that she can finally get her world back together and in her own hands. 👏🏼
Slim ❤️
Slim ❤️:
He just doesn’t wanna be investigated 100% he said he resign as long as investigators stop looking at his past with Britney
This lawyer was just right, if it can happy to Britney, it can happen to anyone. Imagine your family state being taken by these conservatorship abusers and you can’t do anything about it. It’s slavery, it’s robbery and it’s scary.
Audi S
Audi S:
Her father planned and manipulated that mess from the beginning and played on her fears not to resist the arrangement. Dude is sick.
Frank Chambers
Frank Chambers :
We are going to find out so much about this story someday.
Thisgirl Whodis
Thisgirl Whodis:
I read the court document and he had actually requested the court deny any requests for his suspension. So I really don’t understand why the media is reporting him stepping down when all he said is that he’ll step down when the time is right.
JB Walton: From the Big Easy to Kentwood, La.
JB Walton: From the Big Easy to Kentwood, La.:
She does not need a conservatorship period.
Seattle Peaches
Seattle Peaches:
Ha! I wonder what her “sister” has to say now! I can’t WAIT for Brittney to have her first and needed sit down interview so she can tell it allllll!!!
Sarah Strachan
Sarah Strachan:
Putting his daughter first but refusing to step down until he gets his legal fees paid and he gets money for himself. How is that putting your child first? That's the opposite of what a conservator should do
Mary O Toole
Mary O Toole:
Sorry but there's no way Jamie could do all this unaided. Everyone helped him to do this and keep this going for so long. There's so many others who need to be held accountable too. It's frightening and eye-opening.
I think his tactic is very clear. There was no way the judge could keep him in Sept 29 without looking completely corrupt when even her medical team stated it's in Britneys best interest for him to step down, so he petitioned the court saying all the accusations are lies but he's willing to step down on a phased out way. Now the court will likely decide to accept his resignation on his terms instead of forcibly removing him what would look a lot worse for him.
Pink Lombardi
Pink Lombardi:
Yes it's been years felt so bad for her she's been through alot
Shameka Green
Shameka Green:
It's definitely a step in the right direction. Maybe now she can have a peace of mind. Free Britney🙏
Mason 美生
Mason 美生:
He was getting too much heat. Stepping down will make investigators back off from looking at his finances.
Sexy boy
Sexy boy:
That is so good for this girl she deserves to have her freedom
Blue Daisies
Blue Daisies:
So glad he decided to step down because just a few days ago I saw where he was NOT going to step down. He said he was going to fight to stay in charge of her conservatorship and he also said that he felt like she needed help and was having a mental health breakdown. I was scared he was going to throw her into a 51/50 hold, and that would make me so angry because at that time it would seem he did that to hurt her and punish her. I felt like he should’ve stepped down immediately when she said she didn’t want him in charge anymore and especially when her attorney provided another person who is trained and has education to be her conservator as well as having the specialty in noticing and stopping the defrauding of people in charge of others.
I’m so thankful she got the new atty!
Now that the loser’s a millionaire clearly we know he’s only had his own best interest all these years!
optimistically cynical .
optimistically cynical .:
If he really cared about his daughter he wouldn't be taking a salary or paying media matters
Tamara Brady
Tamara Brady:
Congratulations to this beautiful and courageous woman. Her perseverance shows her strength and grace in her recovery from her darkest hours.
Laurie M
Laurie M:
He's not stepping down. Hes looking for a buddy to take his place in exchange for a kick back...its all about her money. Look at this poor girl the stress of all this mess is on her beautiful face.
Rebeccah Johnson
Rebeccah Johnson:
Congratulations Brittney I’m happy everything ended up working out in your favor. Good luck in the future I have a feeling you’ll be just fine!
Caleb Ellis
Caleb Ellis:
Read the documents before running fake stories. Jamie isn’t stepping down #freebritney
What an Evil dad and family members for allowing this to happen.
Barbara Duval
Barbara Duval:
I hope this young lady finds peace and can heal with her children.
In other words Jamie Spears will step down as conservator as long as he can work with the new conservator. He has no right to make this request. Be careful Britney bc your weasel dad is trying to indirectly stay in control of your life.
Jessica Cloney
Jessica Cloney:
So his condition for bowingout is 1.2M in "legal fees" ..... yeah, he doesn't give a sh!t about his daughter just her money

They're just changing the conservator. She isn't free yet. I wonder how that process will be. Does her father pick who will take over?
Ev. Adele mandagie
Ev. Adele mandagie:
Great Britney. Bless you and your lawyer/Attorney. God bless you and protect you.
Clovis L
Clovis L:
He agreed because he got enough money out of her
Heather Martinez
Heather Martinez:
OMG Love love love Christopher Melcher!!! I'm so glad he made his points!!!
Now he needs jail time for abuse and to pay back every penny he took from his own daughter! If someone can treat their own flesh and blood like this God help anyone else who is unfortunate enough to have to deal with him. I still couldnt believe a female judge was planning to let him remain until September!! She must have been paid a lot of money to do that thats for sure because there was no justice there at all!
L M Novakovics
L M Novakovics:
Thank you for giving her what she earned!
Jaditelady173 Mary
Jaditelady173 Mary:
I really appreciate Christopher Melchers input on these legal matters. He really spells things out quite clearly.
Alandria Sheffer
Alandria Sheffer:
Because they said she is not paying for his legal fees then he stepped down follow brittneys attorney you’re missing huge legal parts of the story
wily wascal
wily wascal:
Hold the judge or judges granting this conservatorship and its abuses accountable, too!
My father tells me that if I have enough money for tea, coffee and sandwiches then I should be thankful.... Wtf? Slave trade, prisoner, hostage, ransom, and we are both still standing..., surviving... With no support whatsoever.... That's what you call strength.. Emotional strength... Definitely not mental health problems.... Definitely mental success... And a story of survival in the most extreme circumstances... Throw me to the wolves... And I will return leading the pack.
This isn’t true!!! Read the court docs. Him and his lawyer are just trying to change public opinion!
Chicken nuggie
Chicken nuggie:
Please Britney keep fighting to get charges pressed against your dad one day!!!
He was just another control freak who greatly benefited off his own daughter. Rather she has issues or not that is her money and her life to do as she pleases. If I had a father pull that crap I might just not have a father anymore....don't ever threaten with my kids.
Jamie's reign of terror is over. I'm glad Britney is getting the freedom she rightful deserves
Corey Still
Corey Still:
How is Britney Spears only worth 60 million dollars?! Oh I definitely think her family stole a lot of her money!
NICE!!!! MIRACLE!!!! Love it!!!
Wink Pinky
Wink Pinky:
Yes! Yay.. I’d have an audit done bc questions of embezzlement!
Jaci,with Airazona and schleich riding adventures
Jaci,with Airazona and schleich riding adventures:
Yay go big sis I'm proud of you. Your like a big sister to me love you girl glad you got what you so much needed freedom 💕💕💕💕🤩💖💗💖🤸🧚🪐🦄
Freeda Peeple
Freeda Peeple:
Apparently she posted "If standing up for yourself burns a bridge, I have matches." I love that quote.
Mary Brown
Mary Brown:
No individual should be controlled by any family member to do so is misuse of their position. She is a brave lady to challenge inappropriate control no individual should be ashamed because of their health. Wishing her every success
Mike Stefka
Mike Stefka:
Why is she the only unstable rich person who is not allowed to piss her money away if she wants, her dad has extorted her.
ZenQuest Journey - A Nomadic Vlog
ZenQuest Journey - A Nomadic Vlog:
Love Christopher. Being him on more often please.
Steven H.
Steven H.:
Agrees to step down because he doesn’t want to rot in jail
Rob Grady
Rob Grady:
Yo her dad was definitely paying off the "government-appointed" attorney
Bill Sloan
Bill Sloan:
Britany has finally been set free.
cjay G.
cjay G.:
Now hopefully she can get back to being herself again and get some Real professional help with her money and she can do as she please
My theory: The father is going to get a big payday, (and there will be a built in clause that he can't be held liable when they find out he's been embezzling.) Good riddance.
Adele Ballard
Adele Ballard:
Lord please help the Spears family!
Good, Brittany is a grown woman who can make her own educated decisions. If he’s done his job as a parent then she’ll be just fine. Glad to hear that she is free of all this control. I smell a ‘rebirth’ album
Cynthia Langley
Cynthia Langley:
Wow! Finally! Go Britney!
The Schleicher’s
The Schleicher’s:
Stepping down as the first step, removing the entire thing is the second step. Her father stepping down with a way to make the conservative ship survive, but just without him which he might control from behind the scenes after the fact
Renda Jones
Renda Jones:
“With condition”? So he’s basically faking it until he finds a “replacement”?
Maria Rodriguez
Maria Rodriguez:
Yes is a bizarre case because a judge allowed his father to abuse her for 13 yrs she needs to be free no more conservator that's what she needs not him not anyone else's just her to take her life back and her money.
Michelle Parker
Michelle Parker:
I'm scared. This won't end. Such hate from everyone. I did my best. It's okay. Nothing I can do. I think someone put drugs in my water. I'm not safe.
I just read the LA Times article concerning this, he has agreed to step down but not immediately🗣💯 There is no point in this news segment, Issa lie!!
M J:
I'm guessing he will try to place "his" own person so he can still be in control of Britney. He won't let so easily to slip so much (Britney's) money out if his pocket... .
tRoy a
tRoy a:
After he took alot of her money . Is sad . That lawyer is like a shark. Is something that the father is hiding .
Get him outta there💪🏻
It is said that abuse is normally considered to be physical. THIS IS NOT THE CASE. Abuse is CONTROL, BLATANT DISRESPECT, AND ALSO HURTFUL WORDS. effectively EMOTIONAL CONTROL. If the Courts cannot see it, then they are not for purpose.
Barb Sturgeon
Barb Sturgeon:
When is he stepping out? I don't think it's immediate. Fishy. Sounds like her dad wants to choose his replacement.
Finding Kelly
Finding Kelly:
🌿Abby Lynn🌿
🌿Abby Lynn🌿:
Pressure getting to him.
Pink Lombardi
Pink Lombardi:
You have to give that money back u demons Britney is worth more than 60 million the whole family spent her money it's crazy I never heard of a parent for 13 years take over your whole life
Tiffany Lynn McMillan
Tiffany Lynn McMillan:
...So what about the money he paid himself from her estate since he been in control 13 years .. so we gonna look the other way.. I think Not.....#freebrittney a big win for sure. I'm happy for her... .you gonna have to explain yourself jaime 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬 in this life or the next ... everything you've done for 13 years to your daughter that wasn't for her best interest you gonna pay for it... Karma Sir Karma
Freddy Flores
Freddy Flores:
Now, Britney needs to sit down with Oprah and tell everything !!!!! Omg a lot of things are coming
Tamikia Jones
Tamikia Jones:
Finally Brittany can get on with her life
Can’t wait for the day that Britney will make a tell all docu.
Mermaid Wanders
Mermaid Wanders:
Happy for Brit but I do think she still needs to see a psych just to make sure she’s sane and mentally healthy all throughout
Donalisa Santos
Donalisa Santos:
Congratulation Britney for being a WINNER!!!!
Victor Brown
Victor Brown:
Well im glad this is all sorted out. How can the world continue if she is having problems. This is one of top news stories of night. WTF is wrong in this country anymore
Merciless Moose
Merciless Moose:
Never thought I would say this, but "Yay Britney."
Jesus 🙏🙏🙏 #freebritney
Carla Johnson
Carla Johnson:
Free Britney I love you Britney thank God 🙏💕🙏
Zachary Ybarra
Zachary Ybarra:
Aw hey Dad understands. Gods' love flows.
#MaMaStay 💜 StrayKids 💜 Hyunlix
#MaMaStay 💜 StrayKids 💜 Hyunlix:
Paul O
Paul O:
Jamie's ride on the gravy train is over.
Poli Gonzo
Poli Gonzo:
She can resume her career after this because her father is just bringing her down I don't even know why what is wrong with that guy he needs to be investigated and he needs to be prosecuted and give him jail time this is like child abuse to his own daughter
Father took all her money.
So happy for Britney! her father loves her I’m sure but he’s too controlling…
Elin John
Elin John:
Thank you for talking about it.
Tamara Koorengevel
Tamara Koorengevel:
Finally she will have her life back
Taharkah X
Taharkah X:
She still seems like she has some psychological issues. So would I if I came from a family as messed up as the Spears'!!
Fernando Valencia
Fernando Valencia:
YASSSSSS!!! She’s finally been freed.
Finally she has a lawyer who knows what TF he's doing.
It's about time!!!! Of course, he does not want a forensics attorney because the attorney will find where all the money went!!!!
Tony DeanDriskell
Tony DeanDriskell:
Her father is just willing to pass over the conservatorship because he is working with a team and they are all making money off her. he needs to be investigated for premeditating this robbery and abuse!
Yay!!! Good for Britney
Tammy love
Tammy love:
Princess CheeseBurger
Princess CheeseBurger:
just to be on the safe side if i were britney i would become a Canadian citizen
Terrie Quear
Terrie Quear:
Good I still don't understand why she still had a conservative at age 39