Britney Spears has an alleged "fascination with knives," according to sources who shared the concerning information with TMZ. The sources believe that the fascination stems from Spears' feeling the need to have a "means of protection." Claiming to have "direct knowledge," sources also share that Spears has a "constant fear of being institutionalized," based on her previous struggles with mental health. The pop icon battled with substance abuse issues leading up to her 2008 conservatorship, which sparked a public uproar. Her conservatorship ended finally after a long legal battle in November of 2021.
Sources spoke to TMZ for the outlet's upcoming documentary on Spears' life in the months following the end of her conservatorship. TMZ Investigates: Britney Spears: The Price of Freedom" is set to air May 15 on FOX. The documentary is said to touch on topics pertaining to her relationships with her children, a failed intervention, her marriage to model Sam Asghari, and more. The trailer for the special gives fans a preview of what to expect, with Managing Editor of TMZ Fabian Garcia claiming that she "got physical with Sam."
Britney Is Free
The documentary also portrays the widespread push to end the star's conservatorship, known as the #FreeBritney movement. In the year and a half that has passed since her conservatorship ended, the pop icon married Asghari. Spears also shared the tragic news of a miscarriage she had shortly after the 2022 wedding to Asghari. The singer has sparked additional concern from fans due to various strange posts on social media.
Spears is also currently working on an autobiography, which is said to contain information that could create legal liability. The announcement of the upcoming book has sparked rumors of potential legal threats Spears may be facing. Since the end of her conservatorship, Spears has shared various candid posts about friends and family members. She has made several serious allegations towards various family members and people on her team. These allegations include being drugged, forced to work under poor conditions, and more. Various other stars have come to the defense of Britney's freedom, including Iggy Azalea, Doja Cat, and more.