Offering insight into the conservatorship, the latest documentary, “Controlling Britney Spears,” will detail into how the legal arrangement has extensively controlled the singer’s life. The documentary will arrive on Hulu and FX and is the follow-up to the previous documentary, “Framing Britney Spears, which dropped earlier this year on February 5, 2021. Directed by Samantha Stark, the recent documentary will highlight the various narratives around the conservatorship, which has controlled Britney’s life for the last 13 years.
When and Where to Watch Controlling Britney Spears?
Controlling Britney Spears will release on FX on Friday, September 24 at 10/9c. The documentary is arriving on the platform unannounced. Hence, if you cannot catch up with the FX premiere, you can still watch it on Hulu. It was just released a few days before the release of Britney vs. Spears that is set to arrive on Netflix this September 28. Controlling Britney Spears picks up where the last documentary left off. Both of these recent documentaries are releasing ahead of the latest court date set for the pop star, Britney Spears.
What is the Documentary Controlling Britney Spears About?
The New York Times’ latest documentary on Britney Spears skewers and probes deeper into the conservatorship that encircles Britney Spears. It includes various interviews with multiple insiders that convey firsthand details about the manner in which the conservatorship sanctioned by the court has essentially controlled every aspect of Britney’s life.
For the first time, the key insiders have come ahead to relay information that will help the audience to understand the workings of the conservatorship, mostly led by her father. It had stripped her of most of her personal rights. This surveillance apparatus kept track of her every move. The inner-circle that is closely associated with Britney’s legal conservatorship gives way to various intimate details so that the public can understand its dynamics.
The documentary will detail The Times Friday’s confidential report that reveals the 2016 dialogue between the court investigator and Spears. Spears speaks out to convey that the conservatorship was a very controlling and oppressive tool that was undermining her life. In the June court session, it was Britney’s first public encounter in which she revealed how the conservatorship was threatening her life. The abusive nature of the conservatorship system is questioned in the documentary, and its working dynamic is explored.
According to the conservatorship terms since 2008, Jamie Spears, Britney’s father, is the sole conservator of her estate, and controls her finances, and is also responsible for her as a person. Now Spears, presently 39 years old, publically advocates to release herself from the shackles of the conservatorship that has been largely abusive. The next court hearing will take place on Wednesday, September 29, to remove her father from his role in the conservatorship, and James’ petition “expeditiously” terminate the conservatorship.
How the conservatorship works have not really been understood by the public yet. The documentary offers various crucial insights through insiders to help you understand how it has curbed the rights and interests of the pop star. You can catch with the documentary, Controlling Britney Spears on Hulu.