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Jamie Lynn Spears Slams Critics Amid Britney Spears Speculation

Jamie Lynn Spears

Jamie Lynn Spears took to social media to defend her sister, Britney Spears.

Jamie Lynn fired back at critics amid speculation over Britney’s mental health and the #FreeBritney movement. Britney checked herself into a facility for an “all-encompassing wellness treatment” earlier this month in order to “focus on herself” amid her father’s ongoing illness, sources told PEOPLE.

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However, fans of the singer have questioned her decision to enter treatment, speculating that she is being held against her will. On Monday night, protesters gathered in Los Angeles outside West Hollywood City Hall to demand Britney’s release, according to a YouTube live stream of the event.

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I wanted to say hi, because things that are being said have just gotten out of control!!! Wow!!! There’s rumors, death threats to my family and my team, and just so many things crazy things being said. I am trying to take a moment for myself, but everything that’s happening is just making it harder for me. Don’t believe everything you read and hear. These fake emails everywhere were crafted by Sam Lutfi years ago… I did not write them. He was pretending to be me and communicating with my team with a fake email address. My situation is unique, but I promise I’m doing what’s best at this moment ??? You may not know this about me, but I am strong, and stand up for what I want! Your love and dedication is amazing, but what I need right now is a little bit of privacy to deal with all the hard things that life is throwing my way. If you could do that, I would be forever grateful. Love you ??????

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Jamie Lynn did not respond to the protest, but she did post a video to Instagram in defense of her sister. The video from years ago shows Britney and Jamie Lynn walking while paparazzi swarm them. When one person shouts, “Nobody wants you in this neighborhood,” Jamie Lynn defends Britney by saying, “Well then move the f**k out.”

Jamie Lynn captioned the post, “10 years ago, who was there?? I have been here long before anyone else, and I’ll be here long after. I love my sister with everything I have.”

She continued, “So, anyone or anything that speaks to the contrary can GTFOH with all the comments about what you don’t understand. Do not come for me or the ones I love anymore. You can move the ‘blank’ outta here with all that, just like this other lady who was running her mouth.”

Britney took a break from treatment to spend Easter Sunday with her boyfriend Sam Asghari, 25. The two were seen leaving The Montage Resort and Hotel in Beverly Hills.

What are your thoughts on the #FreeBritney movement?

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