Justin said that both he and his wife Jessica Biel stand behind the pop star. “Jess and I send our love and absolute support to Britney at this time,” he wrote, adding, “We hope the courts and her family get this right and let her live the way she wants to live.”
Jessica retweeted this thread to reinforce the message.
This year is the ‘N SYNC Alum has come under increasing criticism for how he treated Britney during their relationship 20 years ago. After watching the documentary “Framing Britney Spears” on Hulu, fans asked him to apologize to the 39-year-old star.
“I’ve seen the news, tags, comments and concerns and I want to respond,” Justin wrote on Instagram in February. “I am deeply sorry for the time in my life when my actions added to the problem where I got out of line or did not advocate what was right.”
The father of two apologized to both Britney and his Super Bowl co-performer Janet Jackson, “Because I care for and respect these women and know that I have failed.” He admitted, “I also feel compelled to respond, partly because everyone involved deserves better and mostly because this is a bigger conversation that I want to wholeheartedly participate in and grow in.”
According to Britney’s hearing, celebrities are like Mariah Carey, Halsey and Khloe Kardashian also spoke out in favor of the princess of pop.
E! News has reached out to Jamie and Britney’s attorneys for comment. Jamie’s attorney read a statement at the hearing saying that he was “sorry to see his daughter suffer” and “loves his daughter and misses her very much”.