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#FreeBritney: Britney Spears Pleads for Conservatorship to Be Ended

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Speaking out publicly for the first time about the conservatorship that has controlled her life for 13 years, Britney Spears pleaded with a judge to end it and detailed how over the years she has been forced to work against her will, be drugged, and prevented from removing a birth control device so she could have more kids. Spears mentioned that she just wanted to be heard and the conservatorship to be ended without another psychological evaluation. Lisa Richwine, entertainment reporter at Reuters, was on the scene in the courtroom and details what she heard and why it may still be a long road to #FreeBritney.

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