Britney Spears Wins Freedom as Judge Ends Conservatorship

A judge ruled to end Britney Spears’s conservatorship after nearly 14 years, during a court hearing in Los Angeles, California, on Friday, November 12.

Judge Brenda J Penny returned Spears’s legal rights, ending the conservatorship that supervised Spears and her estate since 2008, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Video filmed by Instagram user @heyyyjordyn shows the moment fans outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse learned that Spears’s conservatorship was ended. The crowd can be heard cheering and seen waving flags that read “free Britney” as the news is announced over a microphone. Credit: @heyyyjordyn via Storyful

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