Britney Spears broke her silence two days after police had been known as to her home for a welfare test by involved followers. In a press release on Thursday, the 41-year-old singer pleaded with followers and media to respect her privateness.
“I love and adore my fans but this time things went a little too far and my privacy was invaded,” Spears wrote, saying police responded to “some prank phone calls.”
“The police never entered my home and when they came to my gate they quickly realized there was no issue and left immediately,” the pop star continued. “This felt like I was being gaslit and bullied once the incident made it to the news and being portrayed once again in a poor and unfair light by the media. During this time in my life, I truly hope the public and my fans who I care so much about can respect my privacy moving forward. All the love, B.”
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office went to Spears’s home in Thousand Oaks, Calif. on Tuesday night time as some followers apparently frightened for her security. Concern amongst her loyal supporters arose after the “Toxic” singer’s Instagram account disappeared. Before deactivating her account, Spears purportedly stated in a now-deleted put up, “I changed my name to River Red.” Some folks believed that was a code phrase for assist.
Spears’s Instagram has frightened some in latest weeks. The social media posts coincided with a TMZ report claiming the entertainer acted erratically at a restaurant. The gossip web site posted a video claiming Spears was talking gibberish and that her husband, Sam Asghari, stormed out. Asghari strongly denied any “manic episode” occurred to TMZ. An worker on the restaurant additionally apparently advised a fan account the report was inaccurate.
Spears was free of her conservatorship in 2021 after claiming she was struggling conservatorship abuse. The singer’s followers had been instrumental in orchestrating the #FreeBritney motion which garnered worldwide consideration amid her battle in opposition to father Jamie Spears.