Britney Spears Leaves Treatment Facility

By Beth Leipholtz 04/29/19

“Britney is back at home and is very happy about it,” said a source close to the Spears family.

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After spending a few weeks in an “all-encompassing wellness facility,” Britney Spears checked out on Thursday (April 25) and has returned home to spend time with her sons and boyfriend. 

“Britney is back at home and is very happy about it,” someone close to the Spears family told People

The pop icon checked into the facility early April, after having taken time off from work to care for her sick father, who suffered a colon rupture. 

Despite living at the facility, People reported that Spears has continued to post on social media and even left the facility a few times, for Easter and to get her hair done. 

Last Tuesday, Spears posted a video on Instagram, in which she spoke about the events taking place in her life. 

“My family has been going through a lot of stress and anxiety lately, so I just needed time to deal,” she said. “Don’t worry I’ll be back very soon.”

She elaborated in the caption, adding, “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.” 

The singer also took time to acknowledge her fans and ask for their support during this time.

“You may not know this about me, but I am strong, and stand up for what I want,” she wrote. “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.” 

Initially, when Spears checked into treatment, a source told People that she had made the decision to do so fully on her own. 

Around the same time, another source added that her father’s health was the main factor in Spears seeking help. 

“Her dad being sick has taken a toll on her,” the source told People. “He nearly died and actually had another surgery a few weeks ago. He’s not doing well. They’re so close and it has been a lot. There is nothing dramatic going on with her—she just realized she needs to make sure to take time to care for herself.”

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Beth is a Minnesota girl who got sober at age 20. By day she is a website designer, and in her spare time she enjoys writing about recovery at www.lifetobecontinued.com, doing graphic design and spending time with her boyfriend and three dogs. Find Beth on LinkedInInstagram and Twitter.

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