- Britney Spears’ lawyer said he was “pleased” her father has decided to step down from her conservatorship.
- But in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Spears’ lawyer slammed Jamie for continuing to attack Britney.
- Matthew Rosengart said Britney’s team is looking forward to a “vigorous investigation” into Jamie.
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Britney Spears’ lawyer Matthew Rosengart castigated Jamie Spears for his “ongoing shameful and reprehensible attacks” against his daughter minutes after news broke that the singer’s father would be stepping down from her 13-year conservatorship.
In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Rosengart said Spears’ legal team was “pleased” Jamie and his lawyers “conceded that he must be removed,” and called the move “vindication for Britney.”
“We are disappointed, however, by their ongoing shameful and reprehensible attacks on Ms. Spears and others,” the statement said.
In court documents filed Thursday, Jamie’s legal team suggested: “if the public knew all the facts of Ms. Spears’ life, not only her highs but also her lows, all of the addiction and mental health issues she has struggled with, and all of the challenges of her Conservatorship, they would praise Mr. Spears for the job he has done, not vilify him.”
Rosengart said Britney’s team is looking forward to a “vigorous investigation” into Jamie’s conduct over the past 13 years and hearing his sworn deposition in the near future.
“In the interim, rather than making false statements and taking cheap shots at his own daughter, Mr. Spears should remain silent and step down immediately,” Rosengart said.
Jamie Spears’ attorney did not immediately respond to a request for comment.