Britney Spears is speaking out after a recent TV interview with her sister Jamie Lynn Spears.
While promoting her upcoming memoir Things I should say, Jamie Lynn sat down for an interview with ABC News’ Juju Chang on Good Morning America Fourth, where she talks about passages she wrote about Spears. In one passage, Jamie Lynn writes about an incident where Spears, feeling frightened, took a knife and locked herself and Jamie Lynn in a room.
When asked why she decided to include that in her memoir, Jamie Lynn said it was to share her experience with panic attacks. “First, I think it’s important to experience our panic attacks and how we can feel in those moments sometimes,” she says. “But it is also important to remember that I was still a child at the time. I panicked. It was an experience I had. But I was also scared, like really saying anything because I didn’t want to upset anyone or anything. But I’m also very sad because she doesn’t feel safe.”
She also wrote about a time when Spears “in the face” during a confrontation. “She cursed at me and so I just walked out of the room. I was like, we’re just a family under one roof. I’m not trying to argue. And when I try to remove myself from the situation, that’s when I guess she got really angry and my eldest daughter, you know, reconciles the situation, I hate that, like, that’s not must be something you have to do, you are 12 years old”
With her sister’s conservatorship ending last November, Jamie Lynn admitted she “didn’t understand what was going on” at the time conservatorship began. “I was having a baby so I didn’t understand what was going on, nor did I focus on it. I focused on the fact that I was 17 years old with a baby coming,” she said. “I understood very little about it then, as I do now.”
When asked about their long-distance relationship, Jamie Lynn tearfully said, “I just love and support her and do what’s right for her, and she knows it. So I don’t know why we’re in this position right now.”
Spears is now siding with her and settling her sister’s claims. In a topic shared on her Twitter Fifth, Spears expressed that her sister’s comments about her behavior bothered her. “The two things that bothered me that my sister said were my behavior was out of control. She was never near me 15 years ago at the time… so why would they talk about that unless she wanted to sell a book at my expense??? REALLY???” Spears wrote.
In 2017, Jamie Lynn performed on a medley of Spears songs at the Radio Disney Music Awards when Spears was honored with Radio Disney’s first Icon Award. Spears has since spoken out on social media about that performance, expressing disappointment that Jamie Lynn was able to perform a remix even though she was consistently told she couldn’t at the concert. His Vegas.
“Then where the woman mentioned why she accused you of doing remixes of her songs… I know that sounds like a silly thing to most people but but I wrote a lot of my own songs and my sister was the kid. She never had to work for anything, Everything was always left to her,” she wrote, adding that she sat through “15 minutes performing all I ever wanted.” and “always the greater one”. “Everybody has to DO IT and PLAY ME and I always sit there and grab it. But see, it’s a joke now… the last thing I’m going to do is ask for what was just given to her!!! ”
Spears also shared that when confronted with James Lynn about why she did the performance, she said that “her only words were ‘Well, that’s not what I meant.’ “
“Hope your book is a great success, Jamie Lynn!!!!” Spears wrote. She later criticized her family, writing, “My family ruined my dreams 100 billion percent and tried to make me look crazy… My family likes to drag me down. and hurt me all the time so I loathe them!!!!
Prior to its release, Jamie Lynn’s memoir received backlash following Spears’ battle over her conservatorship. In an emotional testimony demanding the end of her conservatorship, Spears detailed grievances she had endured over the years and said she wanted to take legal action against her entire family. me.
Although Jamie Lynn did not address her sister’s statement at the time, she broke her silence and asserted in videos shared on her Instagram Stories that she “just loves, cherishes, and loves. love and support” Spears and always support behind closed doors. “Perhaps I didn’t support her the way the public wanted me to with a hashtag on a public platform. But I can guarantee that I supported my sister long before the hashtag, and I will be supporting her long after,” she said, referring to the #FreeBritney movement.
While announcing her upcoming memoir, Jamie Lynn shared that part of the proceeds from her book will go to the mental health nonprofit This Is My Brave. However, the nonprofit will eventually decline any participation following backlash.
“We hear you. This Is My Brave was recently proposed as a beneficiary of the proceeds of Jamie Lynn Spears’ upcoming book. We have made the decision to decline the offer to accept book sales,” statement Read on This Is My Brave’s social media channels. The statement also read: “We heard you. We are taking action. We deeply apologize to anyone we have offended.”
Last July, Jamie Lynn’s memoir gained attention after the publisher’s website listed her memoir’s title as, I Must Confess: Family, Fame and Find It Out, a reference to lyrics from Spears’ 1998 hit song “…Baby One More Time.” The publisher later corrected the information, saying that the title had been “erroneously released” to book retail sites.
Read Spears’ full post below.
– Britney Spears (@britneyspears) January 13, 2022