(Los Angeles, CA) — Britney Spears wants out of her conservatorship immediately without a medical assessment. She addressed the court in Los Angeles directly Wednesday in her ongoing conservatorship. The 39-year-old pop star said her managers and father should be put in jail for their involvement in what she calls an abusive situation. She alleges she is forced to stay on birth control even though she wants to get married and have another child. Spears said she hasn’t spoken out about the situation publicly because she didn’t think anyone would believe her. She went on to explain she just wants her life back, noting she’s so angry about it that she can’t sleep.
(Los Angeles, CA) — Singer Justin Timberlake is throwing his support behind ex-girlfriend Britney Spears. He tweeted everyone should support the pop star after what she revealed while addressing a Los Angeles court Wednesday in her ongoing conservatorship. Spears said the legal guardianship is abusive and goes as far as to take away her bodily autonomy. Timberlake said regardless of their past, what is happening to Spears is “just not right.” He added no woman should be restricted from making decisions about their own bodies. Timberlake has been criticized for the way he spoke about Spears following their breakup in the early 2000s.
(Undated) — The legendary voice behind “Rocket Man” is going out with a bang. Elton John just added more stops to his “Farewell” tour before officially retiring. The 74-year-old singer shared the news on social media, saying he’s going out in the biggest possible way with the most spectacular production ever. The final leg of his tour kicks off across the country next July in Philadelphia, wrapping up at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale next Wednesday.
(Undated) — “Black Panther” star Michael B Jordan is apologizing after fans accused his rum brand of cultural appropriation. His brand was called the french word for “daybreak,” which is also the name of the start of an annual festival in the Caribbean. He issued a statement saying his intention was never to offend or hurt a culture he loves. Jordan said instead, he wanted to celebrate and shed light on it. Regardless, he’s in the process of renaming. Rapper Nicki Minaj, who’s from Trinidad, took to Instagram before his announcement saying she’s sure he didn’t intentionally do anything wrong but suggested he change the name.
(Cleveland, OH) — Former Nickelodeon star Jared “Drake” Bell is pleading guilty to charges involving in a minor in Ohio. The 34-year-old appeared in court via Zoom in Cleveland, where he pleaded guilty to one count of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. He also pleaded guilty to one count of attempted endangering children. The “Drake and Josh” star allegedly engaged in an inappropriate chat with the victim in 2017 that was “sexual in nature.” Another hearing is scheduled for July 12th.
(Undated) — Actor Harrison Ford is taking some bumps as he brings back arguably his most iconic role. Ford reportedly injured his shoulder during the filming of “Indiana Jones 5.” Disney says filming for the movie “will be reconfigured as needed in the coming weeks.” The extent of Ford’s injury is unknown. The film is set to debut in theaters on July 29th of next year.