On Monday, Britney Spears posted another lengthy note on Instagram. The pop star has recently got out of what she described as an “abusive” conservatorship and has finally gained some freedom and some control over her life after 13 years. She called out Diane Sawyer for her controversial 2003 interview. Britney told the 75-year old legendary broadcaster that she had made her “cry” and also called her out for conducting the interview with an agenda that exemplified “you are in the wrong.”
The interview has been discussed by fans and was also a part of the New York Times “Framing Britney Spears” documentary. The pop singer was only 21 and had to face multiple invasive questions on her sex life including her breakup with Justin Timberlake.
In her note in Instagram the troubled singer recalled the pain and anguish she suffered at the time of the breakup. She felt that she “couldn’t talk” but she also felt that she forced into the interview by her father Jamie Spears as well as a manager who she doesn’t name. However, her manager at that point of time was Larry Rudolph.
Spears called out Sawyer who said “a woman or a girl.” In her post she said that she would now like to say, “Ma’am I’m a catholic s***.” Although she rambled in her post, it was also raw with emotion detailing some of the anguish she has suffered these past 13 years.
She also spoke on how she was questioned about a supposed “shopping addiction.” After facts that have come to light in the past 13 years, it is clear that many of her family members and staff profited from her earning while she had no control over her money. Although she worked so hard, she never got to spend her own earnings.
Diane Sawyer has not responded to Britney’s post or to the way in which her interview was used in the documentary by the New York Times.
Britney also mentioned that she was happy to withdraw $300 from an ATM. She bought chocolate, Christmas socks and a bottle of white wine.
Here’s to wishing Britney Spears a lifetime of being able to buy and enjoy all the small pleasures of life, a long break and a return to music if and when she decides to do so on her own and happy holidays.