Don’t believe everything you see when it comes to the new FX/Hulu/New York Times documentary Controlling Britney Spears, because according to the pop star herself, it’s “not true.”
On Monday, Britney seemingly addressed that particular documentary in a lengthy Instagram post accompanied by a video of herself dressing in all white and posing for the camera.
“It’s really crazy guys … I watched a little bit of the last documentary and I hate to inform you but a lot of what you heard is not true !!!,” the caption began, according to Page Six.
However, later that evening, Page Six reports that Britney seemingly edited the caption, removing the “not true” claim and replacing it with, “I must say I scratched my head a couple of times !!!”
Britney added, “I really try to disassociate myself from the drama…that’s the past !!!” She also sarcastically criticized the way she was portrayed, writing, “can the dialogue get any classier?” and “wow they used the most beautiful footage of me in the world.”
Controlling Britney Spears presents the claim that Britney’s father Jamie Spears and a security firm he hired secretly bugged Britney’s bedroom and recorded her conversations with her boyfriend, her kids and her former lawyer, and also monitored her phone, email and text conversations.
In a statement to ABC News, Britney’s lawyer Matthew Rosengart said that the alleged monitoring is a “striking example of the deprivation of [Britney’s] civil liberties,” and added, “Mr. Spears has crossed unfathomable lines.”
Rosengart also filed a new legal document explaining that the documentary is further evidence that Mr. Spears should immediately be removed as Britney’s conservator.
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