Britney Spears' father, Jamie Spears, is speaking out to tell his side of the story, via his lawyer, Vivian Thoreen, regarding his daughter's conservatorship
She says Jamie wants the best for his daughter
'I understand that every story needs a villain but people have it so wrong here. This is a story about a fiercely loving dedicated and loyal father who rescued his daughter from a life threatening situation. "
Court documents show that when Jamie Spears stepped in in 2008, the pop star's assets were worth only $2.8 million despite her wild success in the early 2000s.
Thoreen said this shows Britney's assets were "clearly mismanaged."
"She was being taken advantage of financially by some of those around her," Thoreen said.
Thoreen pointed to times the father and daughter spent together during the COVID-19 pandemic, including "enjoying southern comfort food together" in Louisiana.
She also provided ABC News with videos that she said show Britney and Jamie spending time with family in 2020.
"In that time, Britney never expressed those words to her father. She's never asked him to step aside," she said.