In a court filing obtained by CNN, Jamie Spears defended his actions as conservator, but said he is willing to help with an orderly transition to a new conservator following resolution of some outstanding matters in the case. He has legally overseen his daughter’s life — and an estate estimated at $60 million — for the past 13 years.
Paris Hilton, who is a friend of Britney Spears, tweeted Thursday that she was “so happy to hear this news.”
Singer Cher also shared her thoughts.
“We’re one step closer to your freedom!!!!!” wrote makeup artist and entrepreneur Angel Merino in the comments.