Write on! Britney Spears has inked a deal to pen a memoir after being launched from her conservatorship final yr, Us Weekly confirms.
A supply tells Us that the “Gimme Extra” singer, 41, signed a multimillion-dollar contract for her e-book, which will probably be printed by Simon & Schuster. Web page Six first broke the information on Monday, February 21, citing a $15 million payday for the Crossroads star.
Spears’ conservatorship put her within the public eye all through a lot of 2021 after she lastly spoke out in regards to the scenario in June throughout a bombshell courtroom testimony. On the time, the pop star revealed that she had no need to be underneath a authorized grownup guardianship along with her father, Jamie Spears, making all of her monetary choices. (Jamie, 69, had been accountable for his daughter’s property since 2008.)
After switching authorized groups and several other hearings, Britney’s conservatorship led to November.
“The conservatorship of the individual and property of Britney Jean Spears is now not required,” Decide Brenda Penny mentioned throughout the ruling. “The conservatorship is hereby terminated.”
With no conservator of her individual or property in cost, the Mississippi-born performer was free to specific herself on social media. Alongside along with her trademark dance routines and sharing candy photographs with fiancé Sam Asghari, Britney has not too long ago taken purpose at sister Jamie Lynn Spears on social media. Jamie Lynn’s current memoir, Issues I Ought to Have Mentioned, which was launched in January, fueled most of Britney’s feedback.
“Congrats greatest vendor … I’m not stunned in any respect 👏🏼📚👎🏻 !!! The nerve of you to promote a e-book now and discuss s—t however your f—king mendacity,” she wrote by way of Instagram after the e-book hit the New York Occasions bestseller record. “I want you’d take a lie detector take a look at so all these lots of individuals see you’re mendacity by way of your tooth about me !!!!”
Jamie Lynn, 30, responded to her sister’s messages by way of Instagram. “It’s onerous to see these posts, as I do know the world additionally feels. I simply want her effectively,” the previous Nickelodeon star wrote final month. “Brit, I’m all the time right here, you realize behind the scenes I’ve all the time been right here. It’s turn into exhausting when conversations and texts now we have in non-public don’t match what you publish on social media. I do know you’re going by way of so much and I by no means need to diminish that, however I can also’t diminish myself.”
The “Stronger” singer later despatched the Zoey 101 alum a cease-and-desist letter by way of her lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, asserting that she is going to “now not be bullied” for her household’s profit.
“We write with some hesitation as a result of the very last thing Britney needs is to convey extra consideration to your ill-timed e-book and its deceptive or outrageous claims about her,” the doc learn, partly. “Though Britney has not learn and doesn’t intend to learn your e-book, she and hundreds of thousands of her followers have been shocked to see how you’ve got exploited her for financial acquire. She won’t tolerate it, nor ought to she.”
This memoir won’t be Britney’s first e-book. The songstress beforehand penned Coronary heart-to-Coronary heart with mom Lynne Spears. The duo additionally made their fiction debut along with the 2001 novel A Mom’s Present. Each have been launched by way of imprints of Random Home (now generally known as Penguin Random Home), a serious competitor of her new writer Simon & Schuster.