Britney Spears‘ father has filed a defamation lawsuit against the guy behind an Instagram account who claimed the singer’s team doctors her Instagram page to make her seem unstable.
According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Spears is suing a guy named Anthony Steven, who runs the Instagram account “Absolute Britney.” That account made headlines earlier this month with a post claiming that Spears’ team has been “deleting positive comments on her Instagram post and leaving negative ones to keep up the illusion that she needs help.”
Britney and Jamie Spears (who filed the lawsuit in his role as conservator over Britney) claim they “have sat by while fans accused them of numerous false and malicious things, including attempts to mislead the public with the content that appears on her social media.”
Spears claims that Steven has “made it his mission to spread numerous false and malicious lies on the Internet about Britney, her conservatorship, and her team, including that those around Britney are harming her and not acting in her best interests.”
He says at one point, “Enough is enough. Neither Jamie nor anybody else who works with or for Britney is deleting positive comments on Instagram to negatively portray Britney, or acting in violation of anybody’s human rights. It is time that Steven understands that his words have consequences and he cannot blindly spout his baseless theories any longer.”
Spears is suing for defamation and seeking unspecified damages.