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Britney Spears’ former tour manager Dan George is revealing just how much control Spears’ conservators have over her medical care.
“The conservatorship dictated to her who her doctors were going to be, which doctors she was going to see, how often she was going to see them, how long those sessions would be, every aspect of her medical care,” he says in a sneak peek of CNN’s upcoming special, “TOXIC: Britney Spears’ Battle for Freedom,” obtained by Page Six.
According to George’s LinkedIn profile, he produced Spears’ “Circus” tour from 2008 to 2009. At the time, her father, Jamie Spears, was both the conservator of the person and his daughter’s estate.
In 2019, professional fiduciary Jodi Montgomery temporarily replaced Jamie, 69, as conservator of Britney’s person, which means it wasn’t until two years ago that doctor’s visits fell under her line of duties.
However, since Jamie has remained as Britney’s conservator of the estate to date, he oversees how his daughter’s funds will be distributed toward medical care and other needs.
A rep for Jamie did not immediately return Page Six’s request for comment on George’s remarks.
However, Britney herself backed up her former tour manager’s claims in her bombshell June 23 testimony.
The “Stronger” pop star, 39, revealed at the time that conservators had forced her to stay on birth control.
“I have an [IUD] inside of myself right now so I don’t get pregnant,” she told Judge Brenda Penny. “I wanted to take the [IUD] out so I could start trying to have another baby but this so-called team won’t let me go to the doctor to take it out because they don’t want me to have children.”
Britney also accused her team of forcing her to take lithium as retaliation for a dispute over her Las Vegas tour dance rehearsals.
“[He] said he had a million phone calls about how I was not cooperating in rehearsals and I haven’t been taking my medication. All of this was false,” the “Toxic” singer said. “He immediately the next day put me on lithium out of nowhere, he took me off my normal meds I’ve been on for five years and lithium is a very, very strong and completely different medication compared to what I was used to.”
Britney added, “You can go mentally impaired if you take too much, if you stay on it longer than five months. But he put me on that and I felt drunk … I couldn’t even have a conversation with my mom or dad really about anything. I told them I was scared.”
George also alleged in CNN’s special that the conservators’ control did not stop at her doctors’ visits.
He claimed Britney was also only allowed to read Christian books and could only have a cell phone “at times.”
“Her phone was monitored, the text messages were read, the call logs were there,” George said. “I don’t know whether or not calls were recorded, but the use of a phone was very tightly controlled.”
Earlier on Friday, Britney’s former security alleged in a separate documentary about the pop star, “Controlling Britney Spears,” that there is audio of the singer that people on her team allegedly wanted to delete. It is unclear if the recordings were taken from her phone.
George also claimed that who Britney could “date, be friends with” was “very, very tightly controlled.”
“I think there was a concern that a third party might introduce something to the mix that would be detrimental to the overall structure that was restoring order in her life, and I think the conservatorship did a good job of doing that in the beginning,” he said, though he added, “She was treated as more of an object than a human.”
Jamie filed a petition on Sept. 7, 2021, to finally end his daughter’s conservatorship and noted that the court has the power to eliminate it “without ordering a psychological evaluation” — as Britney requested in her testimony.
He also agreed for the first time to step down as her conservator after 13 long years.
The next hearing in the case is scheduled for Sept. 29.
“TOXIC: Britney Spears’ Battle for Freedom” airs Sunday at 8 p.m. ET.
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