September 25, 2021 20:48 GMT
Through the testimonies of those close to the artist, the feature film offers a little-known look at the fact that the pop star lived under the tutelage of his father.
A few days before a new hearing in the trial in which Britney Spears seeks to end her father’s custody of her property and regain control of her property, the New York Times on Friday showed this documentary “Britney Spears Control,” in which “much of how her job [la tutela], including an extensive monitoring device that monitors his every move,” he said Describe The official feature film.
Described as a sequel to “Framing Britney Spears,” in which artist Jamie Spears’ father took control of his daughter’s finances and day-to-day life in 2008, this new production offers a hitherto unknown look at the reality experienced by the “pop star” during his time. his guardianship.
Through interviews with people intimately familiar with Spears’ experience during the 13 years of her tenure, a picture is presented of the intense surveillance that has been in control of her every step. Some of those interviewed are Felicia Collotta, former assistant to the artist for many years, Dan George, promotional tour director for Spears Circus Tour, and Alex Vlasov, former executive assistant and director of operations and security at Black Box Security, a security company.. She played a key role in enforcing provisions of Guardianship of the singer.
One of the most revealing details of the documentary is Jamie Spears’ efforts to control every aspect of her daughter’s life, to the point of appointing a security officer to be with her at all times, and even supplying him with his medication, or sound fixation. Recording devices in his room, as well as monitoring the calls and messages he makes.
Similarly, people close to Britney talk about the way they were manipulated and separated from the artist when she needed help, as well as the methods used to keep her isolated from her already small social circle.
Controlling Britney Spears, directed by Samantha Stark and produced by Liz Day, who also serves as a presenter, is available through Hulu, a paid “streaming” platform, and has been televised by FX.
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