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Britney Spears claims father Jamie forced her enter mental health facility

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Pop star has reportedly told a that her father, Jamie Spears, forced her to enter a mental health facility and take medication against her will.

The 37-year-old had checked herself into a 30-day programme in March in the midst of her father's ongoing health issues.

According to TMZ, recently appeared in front of a During the hearing, the claimed that Jamie, 66, illegally made her enter the facility after she ditched her doctor-prescribed pills.

Her mother, Lynne, who was also present during the hearing, backed Spears' claims.

has been under the control of a conservatorship, a guardian or a protector appointed by a to manage the financial affairs or daily life of a person.

Jamie has been in charge of his daughter's assets since a court ruling in 2008 following her highly publicised breakdown.

Despite the agreement, he does not have the power to put her into a facility or ply her with drugs without her consent.

The judge, however, did not grant the singer's requests for more freedom and adjustments to the conservatorship.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 13:21 IST