Britney Spears’ lawyer says he is ‘proud’ of his work ‘fighting’ for the singer amid criticism over her legal fees

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Matthew Rosengart says he's “proud” of the work he's done to #FreeBritney – and beyond – and will keep fighting on her behalf. (Photo: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images)

Britney Spears' lawyer is “proud” of the work she has done for the superstar – and will continue to fight on her behalf.

A new about the singer airs on Monday – Investigation: Britney Spears: The Price of Freedom — and the website had no shortage of dramatic headlines to tell . One Friday was about Matthew Rosengart, who famously released Spears from 13 years of guardianship and continues to provide her with legal representation, paying $4.2 million in legal fees through 2021. this amount is alleged “Excited” Rosengart agreed to work pro bono for the remainder of the case against Britney's father, Jamie Spears.

“We're proud of our work bringing James Spears from the uphill struggle to the present and fighting for Britney in July and September of 2021,” Rosengart told Yahoo Entertainment.

Former federal prosecutor whom Spears publicly credited turn her life around, declined to comment further, but holds the record for the win for the pop star. When she retained him in July 2021 — the first attorney she was able to hire in her decade-plus as a conservator herself — she swiftly removed Jamie as conservator after he publicly accused her of conservator abuse. suspended from Within only four months, Rosengart was able to eliminate the guardianship entirely.

Matthew Rosengart, attorney for pop star Britney Spears, makes a statement to the media on the day of a conservatorship case hearing at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles, California, US, July 26, 2021.  REUTERS/Mario Anjuni

Matthew Rosengart, attorney for pop star Britney Spears, makes a statement to the media on the day of a guardianship case hearing at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse on July 26, 2021 in Los Angeles, California, US. (Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anjuni)

He has been her attorney for about two years, representing her outside of guardianship. Some of those things include: getting her a book deal upcoming memoir and his collaboration with Elton John on the “Hold Me Closer”. (The latter was her first new music since her 2016 album “Glory,” after vowing not to perform music until she broke free of her stereotypes.) From Sam Ashgari in June There are other matters including their prenup when they got married, legal proceedings related to the legal proceedings that crashed her wedding to her first husband Jason Alexander, investigative work, security issues, hearings and additional day-to-day things.

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Rosengart has been critical of how the Conservatives' finances are handled. In 2022, he claimed that Jamie and the lawyers involved took over $36 million from Britney's net worth. He specifically called out Spears' paternal grandfather for allegedly “swindling millions,” billing for things like his 2019 legal fees for Britney's estate with his underage sons.

As we previously reported, Jamie will pay Britney more than $2 million in legal fees in 2021. About half of this was spent on “media affairs”, responding to bad press about him. (This was in addition to Jamie's $192,000 annual salary as a mentor and a percentage earned from doing business deals for Britney.)

Britney's agent has yet to respond to Yahoo's request for comment regarding TMZ's report, but sources say the claim that Britney's team is “excited” by Rosengart's paycheck for legal services is untrue. She herself has been appreciating his effort. In addition, Rosengart, who has been protective of his client, has discounted his services to keep prices moderate.

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Last year, Britney shared a photo of herself with Rosengart on Instagram, writing, “This man has changed my life…so many exciting projects !!!!…for always being so kind and respectful to me.” Thank you for!!!!!!! … I just love you!!!!”

On the subject of documentaries about her – of which there have been many – Britney has made it clear that she is not a fan of his. In November, she called him “disgraceful” on social media. “I am a person… I am not a robot or a science experiment as they analyzed me at that place!!! I am a valuable soul… That's why the documentaries that were made on me were garbage And nothing more than garbage…period!!!”

This one, which airs on Fox next week, is no different. In addition to trying to stir up drama around Rosengart's salary, it suggests his team has concerns about him take care of yourself, A source calls the characterization a downgrade at a time when the star is trying to get her life back together.