Court hearing on Britney Spears' life, finances closed

LOS ANGELES — A hearing on the court conservatorship that controls the money and affairs of Britney Spears has been closed to the public and media.

Judge Brenda Penny, who was scheduled to receive a review Wednesday of the conservatorship that has been in place for 11 years, ruled that because medical, mental health and child issues would be discussed, the courtroom should be sealed.

Spears was not in court initially, but in previous hearings she has entered through back doors after the courtroom was cleared.

Her parents were in attendance. Father Jamie Spears temporarily stepped down earlier this month from his role as conservator over her personal life, though he maintained financial control over her.

On Tuesday, prosecutors declined to file charges against Jamie Spears after a child-abuse investigation. They gave no further details.

You may also like these

'Wire' actor Wendell Pierce loses Baton Rouge home

Aug 16, 2016

"The Wire" and "Treme" actor Wendell Pierce's home was destroyed by flooding in Baton Rouge,...

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard settle divorce case

Aug 16, 2016

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard say they have settled their contentious divorce on Tuesday and the...

NBC audience soars with first full week of...

Aug 16, 2016

With blanket coverage of the Rio Games all last week, NBC had the ratings game all to itself in...

New Pennsylvania AG was prosecutor who didn't...

Aug 17, 2016

The former county prosecutor taking over the duties of Pennsylvania's convicted attorney general is...

'Mr. Robot' mobile game launches as phony...

Aug 17, 2016

A fake messaging app inspired by the USA Network hacker 'Mr. Robot' was released Tuesday for mobile...

There are so many celebrities out there, but who’s the real Diva? Discover more on your favorite celebrities and get closer to them only here in The Diva Today

Contact us: sales[at]thedivatoday.com