Jamie Lynn Spears
The Britney Spears family was once again at the center of the scandal. However, this time he bypassed the popular singer. The case concerns her younger sister, 30-year-old actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears. In her book Things I Should Have Said, she stated that her parents and her team members insisted that she have an abortion when she became pregnant at 16.
People around me tried to convince me that having a baby at that moment in my life was a terrible idea. They said, “This will ruin your career. You're just too young. You don't know what you're doing. There are pills you can take. We can help you solve this problem.” Everyone just wanted this “problem” to go away. Everyone was convinced that abortion was the best option,
– she writes.
Jamie Lynn Spears
Jamie Lynn also claims that she was not allowed to tell her older sister about the pregnancy, whose support she so much needed then.
She couldn't help me when I was so defenseless. To this day, I feel the pain of not being able to tell my sister about it,
At some point, she had a very violent quarrel with her father Jamie, who insisted that she give the child up for adoption.
As a result, her team entered into an exclusive agreement with OK! Magazine, to which they promised to be the first to talk about the pregnancy and provide the first pictures of the baby. Jamie Lynn stated that she and her mother left for Connecticut to wait out the hype there until the article came out.
Disappointment never left my mother's face
– she noted.
As a result, Jamie Lynn became a mother at the age of 17 – she gave birth to a daughter from her ex-lover Casey Aldridge. She also has a three-year-old daughter, Ivy, with her current spouse, Jamie Watson.
Daughters Jamie Lynn Spears
Recently, Jamie Lynn has faced criticism from her sister's fans who believe she is using Britney's current battle against Ward to cash in on the book. Britney herself accused her younger sister that all these years she did not provide her with any support in the battle against guardianship. Although after Britney's public appearance in court, where she spoke about bullying by her father, Jamie Lynn publicly supported her. At the same time, she noted that she had never profited from her sister and always earned on her own.
Britney has not yet reacted to her sister's statement in the book.
Britney and Jamie Lynn Spears