The #FreeBritney Movement is Gaslighting Us About Mental Health

Britney Spears being wheeled out of her house after holding her two toddlers hostage for hours. The #FreeBritney movement is devoted to retconning what happened in 2008, and downplaying the true extent of Britney Spears’ severe mental illness.

The vilification of the behavioral health medical community by the #FreeBritney movement cannot have come at a worse time for our country as mental health emergencies skyrocket in the wake of the COVID19 pandemic.

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Daniel Newman, actor on “The Walking Dead,” has been spreading dangerous conspiracy theories about life-saving medication (and doctors) to his 862K twitter followers.
From Britney Spears’ court testimony.
From Britney Spears’ testimony.
Transcript. Notice how disjointed Spears’ testimony is. She talks about a man who “died legally” but she appears to mean “The one who illegally, yes 100% abused me by the treatment he gave me.” She has no empathy when describing his death, which is common for people with mental health problems.
From Britney Spears’ testimony.
From Britney Spears’ testimony.

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