A number of celebrities have shown their support for Britney Spears after watching the intense FX documentary ‘Framing Britney Spears.’ See what stars like Miley Cyrus and more are saying.
Everyone is talking about Britney Spears. The FX documentary, Framing Britney Spears, highlighted the intense media scrutiny Britney was subjected to at the height of her career and the conservatorship that she’s been under since 2008. The New York Times investigative film, which debuted on February 5 and was made available on Hulu, left an incredible impression on a number of longtime fans and even superstars. In the days after the documentary’s debut, stars like Miley Cyrus, Kacey Musgraves, and more have shown their support for Britney and the “Free Britney” movement, as the pop star’s now 12-year conservatorship is brought into question by fans. See the reactions from stars who watched the documentary.
Miley Cyrus says “we love Britney” during her Super Bowl performance pic.twitter.com/xEL11juif8
— Britney Fan 🌹 (@BritneyHiatus) February 7, 2021
During her February 7 Super Bowl performance, singer Miley Cyrus had a message for the princess of pop. As she sang “Party In The U.S.A.,” Miley worked in the message “we love Britney” and even paid homage to the songstress in the lyrics of her song. “That’s when the DJ dropped my favorite tune / And a Britney song was on,” she sang for audiences.
Y’all..it’s plaguing me that nobody knows if @britneyspears is truly okay. Really hoping that if she isn’t she can formally vocalize it in some way and that she knows all of us on the outside really give a shit about her well-being. 😢
— K A C E Y (@KaceyMusgraves) February 8, 2021
After checking out Framing Britney Spears, country crooner Kacey Musgraves also took to Twitter to share her thoughts. “Y’all..it’s plaguing me that nobody knows if [Britney Spears] is truly okay,” she tweeted on February 8. “Really hoping that if she isn’t she can formally vocalize it in some way and that she knows all of us on the outside really give a sh*t about her well-being.”
Finally watched the “Framing of Britney Spears” on Hulu. It’s an understatement to call it heartbreaking. #FreeBritney
— Tamron Hall (@tamronhall) February 8, 2021
Talk show host Tamron Hall also voiced her support for Britney and the “Free Britney” movement. “Finally watched the ‘Framing of Britney Spears’ on Hulu. It’s an understatement to call it heartbreaking,” she tweeted. Tamron also added the hashtag “Free Britney” to her February 8 tweet.
the Framing Britney Spears doc holy fuck.
no artist today would have to endure the literal torture that media/society/utter misogynists inflicted upon her.
the mental health awareness conversation, culturally, could never be where it is without the awful price she has paid.
— hayley from Paramore 🥀 (@yelyahwilliams) February 6, 2021
Hayley Williams of the band Paramore shared a truly emotional statement on Twitter after she watched the documentary, as well. “The Framing Britney Spears doc holy f**k,” Hayley began her February 6 tweet. “No artist today would have to endure the literal torture that media/society/utter misogynists inflicted upon her. the mental health awareness conversation, culturally, could never be where it is without the awful price she has paid.”
Sarah Jessica Parker
— Sarah Jessica Parker (@SJP) February 7, 2021
It became very clear that Sex & The City star Sarah Jessica Parker saw Framing Britney Spears when she took to Twitter on February 7. The Emmy winner shared a simple, clear statement with her legions of followers, supporting the “Free Britney” movement. She wrote the hashtag “Free Britney,” and that was all.
makes me crazy grateful for my parents and how they protected me as a young girl in this insane business #FreeBritney
— Valerie Bertinelli (@Wolfiesmom) February 7, 2021
Actress Valerie Bertinelli wrote an impassioned tweet after watching Framing Britney Spears on February 7. Valerie wrote a list of people and institutions she referred to as “leeches” in Britney’s life, and added how lucky she was that her experience growing up as a teen star was nothing like Britney’s. “Makes me crazy grateful for my parents and how they protected me as a young girl in this insane business,” she wrote, adding the hashtag “Free Britney.”
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) February 7, 2021
Bette Midler followed the same route as SJP when it came to showing her support for the “Free Britney” movement. The beloved star of stage and screen took to Twitter on February 6, one day after the documentary debuted. She wrote the hashtag “Free Britney” in all capital letters.
— Christian Siriano (@CSiriano) February 8, 2021
Designer Christian Siriano also tweeted about Framing Britney Spears. “Ughg I just want to help [Britney Spears] so much,” he began his tweet. “Just have to figure out how I wonder??” Christian added, including the hashtag “Britney” and adding a rose emoji and two thinking emojis.