Add Madonna to the list of celebrities supporting Britney Spears in her quest to end her tutelage.
The Material Girl posted a message on her Instagram story on Thursday of support for the pop star, who since 2008 has been on a curatorial warrant involving her father whom Spears called “abusive” in a court appearance. the court last month.
“Bring this woman back to life,” Madonna captioned a photo of herself wearing a white t-shirt with “Britney Spears” written in purple on the front. “Slavery was abolished so long ago! “
“Death to the greedy patriarchy that has been doing this to women for centuries,” she added. “It’s a violation of human rights! Britney, we’re coming to get you out of jail!
Spears and Madonna, of course, are no strangers. They are both music legends and created one of the greatest moments in pop culture history when they kissed at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards.
In June, a judge rejected Spears’ request to dismiss his father as his estate registrar, barring him from making decisions about his career, finances or personal life.
The judge’s ruling came after Spears said in a hearing that his family prohibited him from removing an IUD birth control device in order to have another baby and that a former therapist gave him lithium, affecting negatively its ability to function.
“I was in shock,” she said. “I’m traumatized. You know, pretend until you get to it, but now I’m telling you the truth. OK. I’m not happy. I can’t sleep. I’m so angry, that’s it. crazy and I’m ‘I’m depressed. I cry everyday and the reason I’m telling you this is because I’m not sure how the state of California can have all of this written down in court documents since then. where I showed up and did nothing at all. “
Madonna is the latest high profile star to speak out in favor of Spears. She joins a chorus that includes Christina Aguilera, Cher, Spears’ ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey and Halsey, as well as the thousands of fans calling for an end to guardianship as part of the #FreeBritney movement on the media. social.
“I really believe that this guardianship is abusive and that we can sit here all day and say, ‘Oh, guardianship is here to help people,’” Spears also said during her hearing. “But ma’am, there are 1,000 guardianships that are also abusive.”
She also said that her father liked to maintain inordinate power over her.
“The control he had over someone as powerful as me, because he loved the control of hurting his own daughter 100,000%. He loved it.”