Pink addresses the Britney Spears documentary, says she wished she did extra to assist prior to now
After the documentary “The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears” premiered on-line, a newfound curiosity in Britney Spears’ conservatorship got here to mild. Not solely are many chanting #FreeBritney on-line with hopes that she will be able to free herself from her father Jamie Spears’ monetary management, however the documentary highlighted simply how a lot psychological abuse Britney endured by the hands of the media and the paparazzi on the peak of her fame. From the best way she was spoken to in interviews to paparazzi bodily stalking her, the girl has endured vital misery and Pink — who got here up in Hollywood similtaneously Britney and typically even labored with the star — says that after seeing the documentary, she needs she had accomplished extra to assist Britney again when she was actually struggling.
“I did [watch the doc],” Pink stated in a brand new interview on Watch What Happens Live. “And I felt sad that back then, back in the early days, I didn’t know…I’m a strong person — I could have reached out more. I could’ve — I don’t know.”
Since the discharge of the documentary, followers the world over have rallied round Britney with the hopes that she will be able to extricate herself from her father’s management.
However, Britney has spoken out in opposition to the documentary saying she’s “embarrassed” by the movie and appears to agree with critics who say that even well-intentioned documentaries might unintentionally exploit her.
First stating that she’s “flattered” by the eye, Britney then wrote on Instagram that “these documentaries are so hypocritical…they criticize the media and then do the same thing…Why highlight the most negative and traumatizing times in my life from forever ago ???? I mean DAMN.”
Pink echoed this sentiment, telling Andy Cohen that we shouldn’t rush to imagine we all know what’s greatest for Brit.
“I love Britney, and here’s the thing about all of us voyeurs — none of us know what’s going on,” Pink added. “We’re not there. And I would like to. I think we all would like to, and we feel this fierce protectiveness over her, for good reason — she’s a sweetheart. All I know is that she’s incredibly sweet, and I want her to be happy.”
Still, Pink wonders what extra she might have accomplished or stated again when Britney was struggling most.
“I don’t like feeling helpless or powerless, and I can only imagine how she feels, and she could have used some support,” she added. “And the media tore her apart, and the paparazzi are scum, and I just wish I could have reached out and gave her a hug.”
The newest replace on Britney’s authorized saga is that she has a June listening to to doubtlessly change the standing of her conservatorship. However, possibly Chris Crocker was proper when she yelled at everybody to “leave Britney alone.”