Jamie Spears, through his law firm, alleged that his ex-wife Lynne Spears — whom he shares his daughter Britney Spears with — is “the one who exploited her daughter’s pain and trauma for personal profit by publishing a book,” according to new court documents obtained by PEOPLE on April 26.
This accusation was a reference to Lynne’s 2008 tell-all book about her family called Through the Storm, according to the outlet. This allegation was made as Jamie and Lynne have been feuding over financial matters related to Britney Spears’ conservatorship.
Let’s rewind first: in July of 2020, Lynne filed documents to be part of all decisions pertaining to Britney Spears’ finances, according to The Blast. However, Jamie has partial control of Britney’s finances as her co-conservator, along with Bessemer Trust Co.
Fast forward to April 19, 2021 — Britney’s mom filed new legal documents to fight a four-month fee of $890,000 that the law firm representing her ex-husband, Holland & Knight, requested, according to PEOPLE. Lynne argued that some of these fees from Jamie’s attorneys were “procedurally and substantively improper,” according to her court documents.
All of these accusations led Jamie’s firm to fight back with its own documents that were mentioned above on April 26 — hence the jab about Lynne allegedly exploiting her daughter with her old memoir. Jamie’s law firm also wants the court to overrule Lynne’s objection over the $890,000 worth of fees; the firm accused Lynne’s objection of having “evidence bias.”