LOS ANGELES – Pop star Britney Spears could have lastly damaged freed from her father’s conservatorship in November final 12 months, however she has been buying and selling barbs throughout social media platforms with one other relative: youthful sister Jamie Lynn.
All of it started when Jamie Lynn, 30, gave an interview on American tv present Good Morning America to advertise her upcoming memoir, Issues I Ought to Have Mentioned, on Jan 13.
The interviewer highlighted that Jamie Lynn’s e-book described Britney’s behaviour as “erratic”, “paranoid” and “spiralling” previous to the singer being positioned below conservatorship in 2008.
However the youthful Spears stated that she had all the time been her sister’s largest supporter.
“I’ve solely ever beloved and supported her and accomplished what’s proper by her,” Jamie Lynn, an actress in Netflix drama Candy Magnolias since 2020, stated tearfully.
Within the wake of the interview, Britney, 40, took to Twitter to query her sister’s motives in talking about her. “She was by no means round me a lot 15 years in the past at the moment… so why are they even speaking about that until she needs to promote a e-book at my expense?” she stated in a submit on Jan 14.
On the identical day, Jamie Lynn responded on Instagram to what she described as Britney’s “obscure and accusatory” posts, saying, “It is turn out to be exhausting when conversations and texts we now have in personal do not match what you submit on social media.”
Britney shot again on Jan 15, saying on Twitter that her youthful sister had “stooped to an entire new stage of low”. She added: “Please cease with these loopy lies for the Hollywood books” and “I do know solely a scum individual would make up such issues about somebody”.
Jamie Lynn didn’t straight reply to those accusations. Britney adopted up with one other tweet on Sunday (Jan 16), clarifying that she didn’t imply to name her sister a “scum individual”: “After I stated solely a scum individual would make up issues like that about somebody, I may have sworn I stated ‘however you are not'”.
The Poisonous singer then famous within the submit, which was formatted as an open letter to Jamie Lynn, that “(you and the remainder of our household) handled me like nothing and that is not even half of it” however nonetheless declared her love for her sister, saying “simply know I like you”.
In an Instagram story later that day, as archived by information outlet Buzzfeed, Jamie Lynn begged her sister to provide her a name and settle the matter as soon as and for all. “I’ve tried many instances to talk to you straight and deal with this privately”, she stated. “That is embarrassing and has to cease.”