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Britney Spears finally reacts to the ‘Framing Britney’ documentary

Britney Spears reacted to the new ‘Framing Britney’ documentary on social media

A “Free Britney” sign is decorated with chains outside a court hearing concerning pop singer Britney Spears’ conservatorship at the Stanley Mosk Courhouse, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Los Angeles.
A “Free Britney” sign is decorated with chains outside a court hearing concerning pop singer Britney Spears’ conservatorship at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Los Angeles.
Chris Pizzello, Associated Press

Britney Spears has finally reacted to the recent documentary about her life, rise to fame and the conservatorship arrangement she has with her father.

What is the ‘Framing Britney documentary’ about?

The New York Times released a new episode to its ongoing series of documentary shorts. One of them focused on Spears and her current conservator controversy with her father, Jamie Spears, who has control over his daughter’s career and earnings.

Britney Spears reacts to ‘Framing Britney’ documentary

Britney Spears posted a message to Instagram with her reaction to The New York Times’ documentary about her life. The Instagram video shows Spears dancing and playing an air guitar to the song “Crazy,” by Aerosmith.

  • “I didn’t watch the documentary, but from what I did see of it I was embarrassed by the light they put me in,” she wrote on Instagram.
  • “I cried for two weeks and well .... I still cry sometimes !!!! I do what I can in my own spirituality with myself to try and keep my own joy ... love ... and happiness.”

Was Britney Spears interviewed for the documentary?

Nope. Samantha Stark, the director of the documentary, told “Entertainment Tonight” that the team tried everything they could to get Spears on the record. But it didn’t work out.

  • “There’s a big ethical conflict for me in making a film where the central person in it isn’t participating,” Stark told “Entertainment Tonight.” “It’s really something that I’ve been thinking about this entire time that’s really challenging. I guess I would want to say to her, ‘Call me. I want to hear your side.’”