Britney Spears is a mother of two sons. But for 12 years, she has been unable to make personal and financial decisions. Her father holds the role – by law – of her conservator, essentially a legal guardian.
The 38-year-old has been subject to a court-ordered conservatorship since 2008.
At the time, it was the mega-star meltdown the world will never forget: the world's most famous pop-star was on a decline characterised by erratic behaviour.