A hearing was held today in the Britney Spears' conservatorship case, and a group of protestors marched in front of the courthouse asking that she be let out of it. The protestors also took to social media for their cause, and as a result, #FreeBritney trended worldwide on Twitter.
The hearing was sealed to the public and was attended by 9 different lawyers and participants including both of Britney's parents, Jaime and Lynn. Her mom joined by phone.
In the hours before the hearing, #FreeBritney advocates took to Twitter to protest the hearing and ask that singer be released from her conservatorship. By the time the hearing ended, the hashtag had been used over 70,000 times.