Britney Spears has some phrases for her longtime trade peer, Christina Aguilera.
On Friday, Nov. 20, the “Piece of Me” singer — who was not too long ago launched from a conservatorship, which Spears alleged was exploitive and abusive, after greater than 13 years — took to her Instagram Story to share a clip of Aguilera on the Latin Grammys being requested about Spears’ authorized scenario. In the clip, Aguilera’s consultant shortly shuts down the query, telling the reporter, “No, I’m sorry, we’re not doing that tonight.” The “Genie In a Bottle” artist says that she “can’t,” earlier than including, “But I’m so happy for her.”
(The Britney Spears query is requested on the :46 mark in video above)
On her Instagram Story, Spears wrote of the remark, “I love and adore everyone who supported me … but refusing to speak when you know the truth, is equivalent to a lie!!! 13 years being in a corrupt abusive system yet why is such a hard topic for people to talk about??? I’m the one who went through it!!! All the supporters who spoke up and supported me thank you … Yes I do matter!”
In a second put up on her Instagram Story, Spears went on to thank Lady Gaga, who has lengthy spoken out in help of Spears. She shared a clip of the House of Gucci actress calling Spears an “inspiration” for combating for her freedom.
While Aguilera — who first acquired to know Spears when the 2 appeared collectively on The New Mickey Mouse Club as kids, and later rose to fame as a pop star on the identical time — declined to touch upon the conservatorship within the interview Spears shared, she has beforehand supported the artist up to now. In June, following Spears’ emotional courtroom testimony wherein she spoke for the primary time about wishing to finish her conservatorship, Aguilera penned a sequence of tweets about Spears’ scenario.
“These past few days I’ve been thinking about Britney and everything she is going through. It is unacceptable that any woman, or human, wanting to be in control of their own destiny might not be allowed to live life as they wish,” Aguilera wrote. “To be silenced, ignored, bullied or denied support by those ‘close’ to you is the most depleting, devastating and demeaning thing imaginable. The harmful mental and emotional damage this can take on a human spirit is nothing to be taken lightly.”
She concluded her feedback with, “To a woman who has worked under conditions and pressure unimaginable to most, I promise you she deserves all of the freedom possible to live her happiest life. My heart goes out to Britney. She deserves all the TRUE love and support in the world.”