Politics make ordinary bedfellows.
How else to give an explanation for the fortify that scandal-ridden Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) is giving to Britney Spears as she seeks to end the conservatorship that has restricted her rights for 13 years?
On Wednesday, Gaetz — who’s these days below investigation by way of the FBI over allegations of sex trafficking and having sex with a minor — spoke to the singer’s fanatics outdoor a Los Angeles courthouse throughout a listening to referring to Spears’ debatable conservatorship case.
“Britney’s been abused by way of the media, she’s been abused by way of a grifter father, and she or he has been abused by way of the American justice device,” Gaetz stated. “We wish to come in combination and create … federal exchange within the regulation that may unfastened Britney and the hundreds of thousands of American citizens who’re impacted by way of a corrupt guardianship device that empowers other people to benefit from the vulnerable.”
Gaetz then attempted to unify The us across the “something we will all agree on:” that Spears’ dad, Jamie Spears, “is a dick,” he stated.
Despite the fact that some may conclude that Gaetz cynically jumped at the “Unfastened Britney” bandwagon to persuade consideration clear of his quite a lot of scandals, The Hill noted that the Florida Republican invited the singer to testify about her conservatorship earlier than Congress previous this month.
Nonetheless, Twitter customers have been at a loss for words by way of Gaetz’s look on the rally.
Some Spears fanatics warned that he wouldn’t assist her reason.
Gaetz isn’t the one Republican seeking to milk one thing from the eye being given to Spears’ court docket combat.
On Wednesday, Forbes reported that the Nationwide Republican Congressional Committee sought to lift finances off Spears’ criminal demanding situations by way of texting donors that she is “a sufferer of poisonous gov’t overreach & censorship,” urging them to “sign up for the battle for freedom.”
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