Britney Spears introduced on Sunday that she was engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Sam Asghari, three months after she informed a Los Angeles choose that the conservatorship that has ruled her life since 2008 was robbing her of the power to make private selections.
Brandon Cohen, a expertise supervisor for Mr. Asghari, confirmed the engagement on Sunday evening.
“The couple made their longstanding relationship official today and are deeply touched by the support, dedication and love expressed to them,” Mr. Cohen stated.
Ms. Spears and Mr. Asghari every shared posts on Instagram to announce the engagement and to exhibit Ms. Spears’s ring.
Mr. Cohen stated a New York City jeweler, Roman Malayev, designed the ring.
The engagement got here simply days after attorneys for Ms. Spears’s father, James P. Spears, wrote in a submitting, “If Ms. Spears wants to terminate the conservatorship and believes that she can handle her own life, Mr. Spears believes that she should get that chance.”
Ms. Spears gave a press release in her case in June, sharing that she had been drugged, compelled to work and prevented from eradicating her contraception gadget.
“I just want my life back,” Ms. Spears stated. “I truly believe this conservatorship is abusive. I don’t feel like I can live a full life.”
In her assertion, Ms. Spears stated that beneath the conservatorship she was not in a position to marry or have a toddler.
“I want to be able to get married and have a baby,” the singer stated. “I was told right now in the conservatorship I am not able to get married or have a baby.”
In a extremely contested authorized battle, Ms. Spears in July filed to have her father faraway from his function as conservator of her property. Mr. Spears initially pushed again on the request, however introduced final month that he would step apart and work with the courtroom to guarantee “an orderly transition to a new conservator.”
The subsequent listening to within the case is ready for Sept. 29.
Mr. Asghari is an actor who has labored on quite a few films and TV exhibits, together with the Showtime collection “Black Monday.” He additionally works as a health coach.
Mr. Asghari informed Men’s Health in 2018 that he met Ms. Spears in 2016 whereas engaged on a music video for her tune “Slumber Party.”
Ms. Spears has been married twice earlier than. In 2004 she married Jason Alexander, a childhood buddy, for 55 hours.
Later that yr, Ms. Spears married Kevin Federline, a backup dancer, actor and rapper; they’ve two sons. Ms. Spears filed for divorce from Mr. Federline in 2006.