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Lynne Spears Insists She Would ‘Never’ Sell Britney Spears’ Belongings Despite Rumors

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By Kristin Myers on November 10, 2023 at 8:30 AM EST

In her memoir, “The Woman In Me,” Britney Spears reflects on the sense of inner “peace” she felt when she decided that she “never wanted to see” her father Jamie Spears, 71, her mother Lynne Spears, 68, her brother Bryan Spears, 46, or her sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, 32, ever again.

The incident happened during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, when the pop star, 41, traveled all the way to Louisiana to see her family because, according to her memoir, they stopped answering her phone calls. While she was there, she noticed that her beloved Madame Alexander doll collection, which she received as a child, had been “thrown away.”

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Several of her belongings had been stored at Lynne's house when she was admitted to a mental health facility in 2019, including several year’s “worth of [her] writing” and “binders” of poetry. Britney claimed that these items had all been thrown away, but on November 9, Lynne took to Instagram to reveal she still had them.

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Lynne Spears Insists She Still Has Britney Spears' Journals and Priceless Doll Collection!

On Thursday, November 9, Lynne denied Britney's claim that she would throw away her daughter's personal items. She described doing so as "cruel" and offered to send them back to her.

"I'm not sure who told you I got rid of your dolls and journals but I would never do that! That would be cruel because I know how much they mean to you. They are special to me too because of the years we spent collecting them," she wrote along with a slideshow that contained images of Britney's journal and a doll collection. "Of course, I still have your things, and I am happy to send them to you if you'd like me to. Please let me know and know how much I love you!"

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After an article was published insisting that Lynne was actually selling her daughter's beloved items, Lynne took to Instagram again later in the night to tell the media to get their "facts straight."

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Lynne Spears Condemns Rumors She Sold Britney Spears’ Clothing: ‘Get Your Facts Straight’

On Thursday night, Lynne shared a photo of a piece of Britney Spears’ 2011 Femme Fatale white satin jacket along with an orange hat. “I would never sell my daughter's things. Get your facts straight @dailymail,” she wrote in the caption amid reports that Lynne was selling her daughter’s outfits online and at local consignment stores in Louisiana.

A source told the Daily Mail on Thursday that Lynne started selling Britney’s clothing in 2019 at Connie's Jewelry and Gifts in Kentwood, Louisiana, which is owned by the family of Britney’s childhood friend, Cortney Brabham.

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One insider claimed that Lynne has “easily made thousands of dollars in profit” and that Britney Spears has “no clue” that her mother is selling her items. “When Britney would come home early in her career, she would unload her clothes at her mom's house in Kentwood. This also included things she wore on tours and her personal clothes,” an insider claimed. “She has no clue and would be fuming if she did.”

Sources Claim Lynne Sold Britney's Clothes To Buy Christmas Presents For Her Grandchildren

The source even made a mention of the white satin jacket that Lynne showed in her photos. They claimed that Tatum Solis, who has an account on a popular fashion commerce site, “wears the jacket often to functions,” adding, “And she always brags about how it was worn by Britney. It even has Britney's signature on the inside.”

The source went on to say, “Britney had hundreds of pairs of jeans at one time. She would come back home to Kentwood and just unload all of this stuff with her mom. Lynne held onto everything,” adding that she sold some of Britney’s clothes because she “needed the money to buy Christmas presents for her grandchildren.”

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Earlier in the year, the Daily Mail reported that the “Through The Storm” author went back to work as a substitute teacher in Kentwood, Louisiana, in order to make ends meet. “She is struggling to pay her bills, but she has already substituted for several classes at [a local school],” the insider shared, noting that Lynne still lives in the $2 million mansion that Britney had built for her in 2001, years before her 13-year conservatorship was started in February 2008.

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