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Olivia Rodrigo hopes Britney Spears’ story stops people ‘tear down women in the spotlight for sport’

Olivia Rodrigo hopes Britney Spears’ conservatorship case makes people think about ‘tear[ing] down women in the spotlight for sport.’

The Sour songstress, 18, talked about the pop star, 39, during a profile for Teen Vogue, telling the magazine: ‘I’m so excited to see her making leeway in her case. I think it’s a step in the right direction.’

The former Disney Channel star said she also hoped the case signaled a change in how people talk about female figures.

Fan: Olivia Rodrigo says she is ‘excited’ about recent developments in Britney Spears’ conservatorship case and is hopeful her story makes people think about tearing ‘down women in the spotlight for sport’

The right direction: The Sour songstress, 18, talked about the pop star, 39, during a profile for Teen Vogue , telling the magazine: 'I'm so excited to see her making leeway in her case. I think it's a step in the right direction.' Spears is seen in 2019 above

The right direction: The Sour songstress, 18, talked about the pop star, 39, during a profile for Teen Vogue , telling the magazine: ‘I’m so excited to see her making leeway in her case. I think it’s a step in the right direction.’ Spears is seen in 2019 above

‘I’m so happy that Britney’s case is getting so much attention, and I just hope that she gets all the justice she deserves and lives the best life she possibly can,’ Rodrigo continued.

She added: ‘It’s one example of this culture that so often tears down women in the spotlight for sport.’

Olivia said now is a chance for the public to ‘reexamine the way’ it treats female entertainers.

‘As a society we definitely have to reexamine the way we treat women in the entertainment industry, and not just for ourselves,’ she said. ‘It’s unhealthy for young girls to be looking at all that stuff in the media. It paints a bad picture.’ 

Best life: 'I'm so happy that Britney's case is getting so much attention, and I just hope that she gets all the justice she deserves and lives the best life she possibly can,' Rodrigo said

Best life: ‘I’m so happy that Britney’s case is getting so much attention, and I just hope that she gets all the justice she deserves and lives the best life she possibly can,’ Rodrigo said

Righting the path: 'As a society we definitely have to reexamine the way we treat women in the entertainment industry, and not just for ourselves,' she said. 'It's unhealthy for young girls to be looking at all that stuff in the media. It paints a bad picture'

Righting the path: ‘As a society we definitely have to reexamine the way we treat women in the entertainment industry, and not just for ourselves,’ she said. ‘It’s unhealthy for young girls to be looking at all that stuff in the media. It paints a bad picture’

Unrealistic: The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series actress went on to say: 'It¿s so frustrating to see young girls held to a completely different standard than other people'

Unrealistic: The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series actress went on to say: ‘It’s so frustrating to see young girls held to a completely different standard than other people’

The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series actress went on to say: ‘It’s so frustrating to see young girls held to a completely different standard than other people. Social media is making it even harder for young girls to grow up.’

‘I don’t even think it’s about me being like, “Oh, I’m hurt to see people say mean things about me or my friends.”

‘It’s really toxic for young girls to open their Snapchat app and see the articles about young women who are just sharing their art and existing in the world, and watching them being torn apart for doing absolutely nothing.’

Rodrigo recently paid tribute to Britney in the music video for her song Brutal, where she asks ‘Who am I if not exploited’ while rocking the same Robert Cavalli dress Spears stunned in at the 2003 American Music Awards. 

Nothing: 'It¿s really toxic for young girls to open their Snapchat app and see the articles about young women who are just sharing their art and existing in the world, and watching them being torn apart for doing absolutely nothing'

Nothing: ‘It’s really toxic for young girls to open their Snapchat app and see the articles about young women who are just sharing their art and existing in the world, and watching them being torn apart for doing absolutely nothing’

Olivia posed in shots by photographer Josefina Santos, a look from stylist Corey Stokes, hair: by Clayton Hawkin, and makeup from Molly Greenwald

Olivia posed in shots by photographer Josefina Santos, a look from stylist Corey Stokes, hair: by Clayton Hawkin, and makeup from Molly Greenwald

Pop superstar Spears has been celebrating after her father Jamie Spears was suspended as her longtime conservator, after he spent 13 years managing her $60million estate. 

It was a huge victory for the singer in her long battle to regain control of her personal and financial affairs.

LA Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny appointed accountant John Zabel as a temporary conservator after removing Jamie.

Zabel – a Certified Public Accountant will take over Britney’s financial affairs until the court decides she’s ready to look after herself again and the conservatorship can be completely terminated – which could happen in just a few months.

Tribute: Rodrigo recently paid tribute to Britney in the music video for her song Brutal, above

Tribute: Rodrigo recently paid tribute to Britney in the music video for her song Brutal, above

Reference: In the song she asks 'Who am I if not exploited' while rocking the same Robert Cavalli dress Spears stunned in at the 2003 American Music Awards, above

Reference: In the song she asks ‘Who am I if not exploited’ while rocking the same Robert Cavalli dress Spears stunned in at the 2003 American Music Awards, above

Dozens of fans and supporters of the #FreeBritney movement gathered outside the court, waving banners and changing ‘Free Britney’ and ‘Jamie for jail’.

Britney’s lawyer thanked the movement for its support, which he said had been ‘instrumental’.

He noted that while the ruling was a ‘substantial step toward [Britney’s] freedom’ there are still further allegations of Britney’s mistreatment that are being investigated by state and federal authorities.

Meanwhile, it has been reported that Britney’s mansion had been mansion had been swept for bugs and surveillance cameras by her legal team following allegations her father Jamie Spears had been monitoring her communications without her knowledge or consent during her conservatorship.

Spears’ lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, enlisted former military security specialists to complete a comprehensive search of Britney’s Thousand Oaks home during her recent getaway to Hawaii, according to The Sun.

Legal battle: Spears' father Jamie Spears was suspended as the conservator of her personal life and $60 million estate last week

Legal battle: Spears’ father Jamie Spears was suspended as the conservator of her personal life and $60 million estate last week 

Walls, furniture, decor, doors, vents, and ceilings have all allegedly been scoured for listening devices or other hidden surveillance.

So far, it is unknown if anything has been found.

‘When allegations arose about the spying, action was immediately taken to make sure things were more secure,’ a source close to the pop star told the publication.

‘As part of that a specialist security team did a review of the house and grounds.

‘It was effectively a sweep, similar to what the FBI do. This is pretty serious stuff and taken very seriously. It is also being kept under wraps at this stage.’

Claims Britney had been surveilled during her conservatorship arose in the newly released New York Times documentary, Controlling Britney Spears.

According to the doc, a security team hired by Jamie monitored the pop singer’s phone calls and text messages during the court-sanctioned conservatorship.

Alex Vlasov, a former Black Box Security employee who said he worked with the singer’s team for nearly nine years, said the company had access to Spears’ phone and installed a listening device in her bedroom.

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