Los Angeles judge terminates Britney Spears conservatorship

Britney Spears' supporters gather outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, in Los Angeles
Supporters of singer Britney Spears gather outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse on the day of her conservatorship case hearing, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 12, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake

November 12, 2021

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Los Angeles judge on Friday ended the conservatorship that has ruled the life of pop star Britney Spears since 2008.

“Effective today the conservatorship of the person and estate of Britney Jean Spears is hereby terminated,” Judge Brenda Penny said after a hearing.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Chris Reese)