Celebrities react to ‘Framing Britney Spears’ documentary

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Celebrities have begun to throw their support behind the #FreeBritney movement.

Stars came out in droves after the documentary “Framing Britney Spears” dropped on Friday, exploring the pop princess’ rise to fame, mental health struggles and subsequent conservatorship with her father, Jamie Spears.

The film also follows the ongoing #FreeBritney campaign, a movement spearheaded by the singer’s ardent fans who claim that Jamie is allegedly controlling her against her will. They have held protests and publicized the cause on social media.

Over the weekend, celebs including Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler and Andy Cohen all tweeted #FreeBritney. Khloé Kardashian also tweeted her support, calling the situation, “so so sad,” and wrote that she was “praying” for “queen Britney.”

“Finally watched the “Framing of Britney Spears” on Hulu. It’s an understatement to call it heartbreaking,” talk-show host Tamron Hall tweeted, adding the hashtag #FreeBritney.

Meanwhile, “One Day at a Time” actress Valerie Bertinelli called the documentary a “gut punch” and noted there were “so many horrible men/leeches in her life,” including her father and Justin Timberlake.

She went on to add, “makes me crazy grateful for my parents and how they protected me a young girl in this insane business.”

And Miley Cyrus shouted out her support during her “TikTok Tailgate” performance ahead of the Super Bowl. The “Wrecking Ball” singer added Spears’ name to the lyrics of “Party in the U.S.A.,” and told the audience, “We love Britney.”

Britney’s father isn’t the only one being criticized. Justin Timberlake and Diane Sawyer have both been savaged on social media surrounding their appearances in the documentary.

The pop princess is currently ensnared in a legal battle with her father, who has served as the conservatorship of his daughter’s finances for more than a decade.

At a court hearing last year, Spears’ attorney, Samuel D. Ingham III, claimed that the “I’m a Slave 4 U” singer had become afraid of her father and wanted him removed for her conservatorship entirely after he allegedly hired a new manager without consulting her.

The next court date over the battle for conservatorship is on Feb. 11.

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