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Paris Hilton calls Britney Spears ‘incredibly brave and an inspiration’ with #FreeBritney campaign

Paris Hilton continued her unwavering support for Britney Spears during a sitdown with Gigi Gorgeous and Nats Getty for her This is… podcast.

The 40-year-old socialite admitted that Britney’s latest public testimony was ‘hard to hear,’ but called the singer ‘incredibly brave and an inspiration’ as she stood strong with the #FreeBritney movement to end her conservatorship.   

Britney, 39, gave an emotional, 23-minute testimony during a hearing in a Los Angeles court on June 23 where she pleaded with Judge Brenda Penny for freedom. 

Paris Hilton continued her unwavering support for Britney Spears during a sitdown with Gigi Gorgeous and Nats Getty for her This is… podcast

‘Britney is so incredibly brave and an inspiration for speaking her truth,’ Paris tweeted on Tuesday morning. ‘I know personally how hard it is to come forward to tell your story, and so I hope Britney knows that she is so loved and supported by the world right now.’

She added in another tweet: ‘I will always support and love Britney. She is so kind and sweet, and she deserves her freedom. I’ve been saying #FreeBritney for a long time, and I will keep saying it until she is free. We all need to use our voices to protect victims of abuse.’

Britney has been under a court order for 13 years where her father, Jamie, has held the power over all of her personal and financial decisions following her multiple involuntary holds in psychiatric hospitals. 

Supporter: The 40-year-old socialite admitted that Britney's latest public testimony was 'hard to hear,' but called the singer 'incredibly brave and an inspiration' as she stood strong with the #FreeBritney movement to end her conservatorship

Supporter: The 40-year-old socialite admitted that Britney’s latest public testimony was ‘hard to hear,’ but called the singer ‘incredibly brave and an inspiration’ as she stood strong with the #FreeBritney movement to end her conservatorship

Friends forever: Paris and Britney have been friends for years and long before Spears was placed under the conservatorship; seen in 2008

Friends forever: Paris and Britney have been friends for years and long before Spears was placed under the conservatorship; seen in 2008

The last time Spears spoke directly to the judge was in May 2019 but the court was closed to the public and her testimony was sealed and details of her mental health have never been disclosed. 

‘That was hard to hear, just her whole testimony,’ Paris said. ‘I knew she was being controlled, but not in ways like that, that just broke my heart.’

She added: ‘Dealing with it as a teenager was hard, but I can’t imagine still, as an adult, after working your entire life. She’s built a huge empire. She’s a legend. She’s an icon. She’s a mother … she’s amazing and she has these people controlling her money, her life. I’m so proud of her for speaking up and using her voice.’  

'I will always support and love Britney,' she added. 'She is so kind and sweet, and she deserves her freedom. I’ve been saying #FreeBritney for a long time, and I will keep saying it until she is free. We all need to use our voices to protect victims of abuse'

‘I will always support and love Britney,’ she added. ‘She is so kind and sweet, and she deserves her freedom. I’ve been saying #FreeBritney for a long time, and I will keep saying it until she is free. We all need to use our voices to protect victims of abuse’

Best buddies: The dynamic duo were a staple on the club scene in the early 00's; seen with Diddy and Dallas Austin in Las Vegas in 2007

Best buddies: The dynamic duo were a staple on the club scene in the early 00’s; seen with Diddy and Dallas Austin in Las Vegas in 2007

In the shocking testimony, Britney admitted: ‘I’ve lied and told the whole world I’m OK and I’m happy. It’s a lie. I’ve been in denial. I’ve been in shock. I am traumatized. Fake it ’til you make it, but now I’m telling you the truth, OK? I’m not happy. I can’t sleep. I’m depressed. I cry every day.’ 

Spears said she did not feel she ‘was heard on any level’ the last time she was able to speak to the court in 2019.

‘I want changes and I want changes going forward,’ she said. ‘I deserve changes. I was told I have to sit down and be evaluated, again, if I want to end the conservatorship. Ma’am, I didn’t know I could petition the conservatorship to end it.

'That was hard to hear, just her whole testimony,' Paris said. 'I knew she was being controlled, but not in ways like that, that just broke my heart.'

‘That was hard to hear, just her whole testimony,’ Paris said. ‘I knew she was being controlled, but not in ways like that, that just broke my heart.’

‘I’m sorry for my ignorance, but I honestly didn’t know that. But honestly, but I don’t think I owe anyone to be evaluated. I’ve done more than enough. I don’t feel like I should even be in room with anyone to offend me by trying to question my capacity of intelligence, whether I need to be in this stupid conservatorship or not. I’ve done more than enough.’

Spears pleaded with the judge to re-evaluate the conservatorship she’s been under for 13 years, with dad Jamie at the helm of her $60million fortune. 

‘This conservatorship is doing me way more harm than good. I deserve to have a life, I’ve worked my whole life. I deserve to have a two to three-year break,’ she said. 

Since her shocking testimony, Britney’s court-appointed attorney, Sam Ingham, resigned on Tuesday after failing to file paperwork to end conservatorship. 

And just the day before, Britney’s longtime manager, Larry Rudolph, resigned saying he was no longer needed. 

The next court hearing is July 14, when lawyers for Jamie and the conservatorship ‘team’ will give evidence to prove Britney does want the court order in place.

'This conservatorship is doing me way more harm than good. I deserve to have a life, I've worked my whole life. I deserve to have a two to three-year break,' she said

‘This conservatorship is doing me way more harm than good. I deserve to have a life, I’ve worked my whole life. I deserve to have a two to three-year break,’ she said

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