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#FreeBritney: online army rallies behind ‘silenced’ Spears

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Paris (AFP) – When two comedians started a podcast about Britney Spears’s quirky Instagram posts, they had no idea it would fuel a global online movement uniting superfans with rights activists in outrage over the star’s legal situation. Britney’s Gram began in 2017 as a lighthearted podcast in which hosts Tess Barker and Babs Gray dissected the eccentric mix of memes, selfies and dance videos posted on the singer’s account. But the pair grew increasingly intrigued — and concerned — by the legal conservatorship that Spears had been under since 2008. The arrangement gave the popstar’s father …

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