How much do we really know about Britney's conservatorship? Watch The Battle for Britney documentary

Was the much-loved teen pop icon Britney Spears really ‘overprotected’? The BBC documentary Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship aimed to find out.

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Watch The Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship on BBC Select

Watch the BAFTA award-winning journalist Mobeen Azhar seek to uncover the truth behind the battle over Britney Spears following her public breakdown in 2008 and before the news of the ending of her thirteen-year-long conservatorship.

This exclusive film includes never-before-seen interviews with Billy Brasfield, Britney’s makeup artist, her former choreographer Brian Friedman, lawyer Lisa MacCarley and celebrity blogger Perez Hilton. Plus, Catherine Falk offers a personal insight as she discusses her Columbo actor father Peter, who was the subject of a conservatorship in his final years.

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