Britney's Spears dad to PERMANENTLY control finances court rules

United States
October 29, 2008 10:53pm CST
http://www.wsmv.com/entertainment/17829074/detail.html?treets=nash&tid=2657537830813&tml=nash_ent&tmi=nash_ent_-1_11150110292008&ts=H apparently the court thinks that her dad should permanently take over her finances.. i dont get it?? shes better and medicated now!! shouldnt she get to be able to take care of her own money?? if she flipped out and started spending sprees again i could see but if shes been fine then why... ugh poor girl!! do you think that this will affect how america views bipolars? if they wont let one of the most famous people that has it control their money??
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
7 Nov 08
I am sure if she can prove that she can manage her money, she can always appeal the court's decision. She is on the road to recovery. So it is better to have some one care for her estate rather than she herself. First of all, she can concentrate on her recovery and not worry about how her bills are being settled. Second of all, the money is being handled by someone she trusts, so no worries about her money getting mishandled. I think it is a win win situation. No?
• United States
7 Nov 08
well when she was a kid and becoming a star (mickey mouse club) her dads financial habits made them almost go bankrupt.. they lost cars and i think their house etc.. they were living off of her because he was a screw up.. which is why im worried about him having that much money in his hands.. if he was so bad with it before how good could he be now?? and its not his money so if he loses it its not like he will feel it
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
7 Nov 08
Well, only time will tell if he will misuse the funds. If he is not competent, why would the courts award the responsibility of handling the money on his shoulders?
@psspurgeon1 (1109)
• United States
30 Oct 08
I do understand that she is having some mental difficulties but that is just a shame. She worked her a&& off for her millions and to have her father controlling every penny she spends for the rest of her life is just a sad thing. I guess I just react badly to being controlled and I feel for other human beings who are being strung along like lttle puppets. They need to be involved in her life and stuff but not by controlling how much she spends on thongs in a week or something like that. I guess even in America we can be made to feel like we're not even allowed to control our own money that we worked to make. If she goes broke she goes broke. The only reason her parents are wanting to be involved in that is because if she goes broke, so do they. She is their mealticket and they should be punched. You know her dad has a fee owed to him for all his hard work coming out of her money on a regular basis? Sad huh. Thanks DAD for all of your paid help. Glad to see it's done out of love....
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• United States
30 Oct 08
not to mention that when she was becoming famous (i think when it was her mickey mouse club years) he was going bankrupt and losing everything!! he couldnt manage his finances and his family were like starving.. YEAH i want HIM to take care of my millions!!
@apples99 (6562)
• United States
30 Oct 08
I dont understand they said shes doing better now so why is it still necessary for her father to still handle her finances, it seem strange I mean they say shes getting her career back on track and that her health is much better then whats up with them leaving financial control up to her dad??
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• United States
30 Oct 08
i know.. shes like 26 (or 27) not like she is really young.. they could monitor her like a hawk if they thought she was still a risk and freeze her accounts at the first sign and give it back to him
@sedel1027 (17851)
• United States
30 Oct 08
I had heard a part of this on TV yesterday or the day before. Apparently this is just a legal thing. He has had control over he finances for months. Regardless of her mental condition, this may still be a good move. Even though she seems okay to the public, there may be more to the story.
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• United States
30 Oct 08
he has had temporary control but to make it permanent is ridiculous.. they could at least like give it back to her and monitor her closely in case she isnt ok.. so demeaning in my opinion.. shes an adult and they keep treating her like a kid
@jamesgrub (673)
• United States
30 Oct 08
i agree with you i think she is fine now she was just going through some stuff. if they were going to do this they should have done it when she was spending all her money, not wait until its all over to take care of it. i think they just need to leave her alone and let her live her life. shes fine she can take care of herself shes been doing it this long. she just needs some peace!
• United States
30 Oct 08
i know i wish people would just let her bounce back already!! she is trying so hard!!