Popstar Madonna weighed in on the ongoing saga surrounding Britney Spears’ conservatorship, likening the arrangement, put in place, ostensibly, because the teen idol was incapable of making her own financial and personal decisions, to “slavery” and blaming the “patriarchy.”
Madonna made the comments on Instagram on Thursday, according to Fox News.
“Give this woman her life back,” Madonna wrote over a photo of herself wearing a Britney Spears tour tee shirt. “Slavery was abolished so long ago!”
Madonna then blamed the “Patriarchy” for keeping Britney subject to a team of lawyers and conservators. Her father, Jamie Spears, runs Britney Spears’ financial affairs but stopped making day-t0-day decisions for his daughter several years ago, according to court records.
“Death to the greedy patriarchy that has been doing this to women for centuries,” Madonna railed. “This is a violation of human rights! Britney we coming to get you out of jail!”
In late June, Spears spoke out in court, asking a Los Angeles County judge to