Sam Asghari says the world needs ‘more people like Britney Spears and less Karens’ and points were indeed made

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

The live-in boyfriend of Britney Spears, Sam Asghari, leapt to the defence of the princess of pop Friday (4 September) after a screenwriter called her Instagram account “scary”.

Asghari, a personal fitness trainer who has several abs, waded into Spears’ Instagram comment section to call out author Kelly Oxford.

Oxford, according to screen captures, commented on one of the “Toxic” singer’s videos saying: “This account finally got too scary for me.”

“What’s so scary about being the biggest superstar in the world being herself (authentic, funny, humble) without caring what others think,” Asghari replied.

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?? #Chismosas ?? @samasghari defiende a su novia @britneyspears de una hater en Instagram. La mujer, cuyo nombre es @kellyoxford y quien es directora y escritora, dejó un agresivo mensaje a la 'Princesa del Pop' en uno de sus últimos videos: 'Esta cuenta finalmente me dio miedo'. Esto provocó que Sam le respondiera lo siguiente: '¿Qué tiene de aterrador que la superestrella más grande del mundo sea ella misma (auténtica, divertida, humilde) sin importarle lo que piensen los demás? Necesitamos más personas como ella y menos como Karen ?? también Instagram instaló un botón para que des unfollow hace como 10 años'. Lo que sí es cierto es que la cantante pocas veces muestra outfits ostentosos y se nota que se entretiene en sus redes sociales, compartiendo momentos cotidianos con sus leales seguidores. Por último, Kelly limitó los comentarios en su cuenta de Instagram. Seguramente los fans de Britney fueron a dejarle mensajitos. ??? . . #SamAsghari #BritneySpears #farandula #chisme #lachismeriamx #trendy #news #noticias #espectaculos #novedades #media #actualidad #tendencias #show #gossip #gossipers #gossiptime #trend #trendy #tendencia #musica #gay #instagay #pop #music #cantante #FreeBritney #britney #queen

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“We need more people like her and less Karen’s. Also, Instagram installed this button that you can hit to unfollow about 10 years ago…”

Britney Spears has been in conservatorship for 12 years. She, and her impassioned fanbase, want to change that.

The inflamed exchange came just a day after Spears doubled down on her battle to end the complex legal arrangement which has administrated her life for the last 12 years.

For decades, her conservatorship, also known as a guardianship, has seen her father, James ‘Jamie’ Spears, oversee much of the singer’s career and personal life as the conservator of her person and estate.

He stepped down briefly last year, citing health concerns. But through her court-appointed lawyer, Samuel Ingham, she launched a bid to stonewall her father from being reinstalled into the influential role.

Supporters of the #FreeBritney movement flew to Los Angeles from across the US to protest. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

She said through court documents that she was “strongly opposed” to her father’s return and preferred to keep her temporary conservator, Jodi Montgomery, a licensed conservator, in the role of managing her mental health.

In a second batch of motions filed at Los Angeles Superior Court, Spears dubbed the Free Britney movement – an online grassroots campaign to end the conservatorship – “far from a conspiracy or joke”.

It appeared to be pivoted as a stinging rebuke against Jamie, who has described members of the Free Britney movement as “conspiracy theorists”, and dubbed the campaign to end the arrangement “a joke”.

Each Instagram post uploaded on Spears’ account is, to many members of the movement, a cryptic siren call. To Spears herself and her legal counsel, her social media has been relegated into one of the main ways she interacts with fans.

Her colourful account was described by Ingham as indiicative of her more parred-down public profile, one of the reasons that, she feels, the arrangement is no longer needed.