Britney Spears has ripped ex-husband Kevin Federline for revealing that she is estranged from their teenage sons — while admitting their troubled relationship began “LONG before” he said.
“It saddens me to listen to that my ex-husband has decided to debate the connection between me and my children,” Spears, 40, said in a midnight Instagram story after Federline’s interview.
“As everyone knows, raising teenage boys isn’t easy for anyone,” the troubled pop star wrote of sons Preston, 16, and Jayden, 15, who didn’t attend her recent wedding.
Spears lashed out after her ex revealed that she had not seen their sons for months — regardless that they live only a 3-minute drive away from the sprawling Calabasas mansion she bought with latest husband Sam Asghari in June, The Post can reveal.
Spears’ sons live only a 3-minute drive away from the Calabasas mansion she bought with latest husband Sam Asghari in June.SplashNews.com
Nevertheless, her biggest criticism was that Federline claimed that the falling out was recent — and based on the boys’ anger at their mom’s racy naked social media photos.
“It concerns me the explanation relies on my Instagram … It was LONG before Instagram,” she insisted.
“I gave them all the pieces,” she insisted. “Just one word: Hurtful.”
Britney Spears and Sam Asghari arrive on the premiere of “One Upon A Time…In Hollywood” on the Chinese Theatre on July 22, 2019 in Hollywood.Kevin Winter/Getty Images
In a follow-up post early Sunday, she wrote, “Reminder that the trauma and insults that include fame and this business not only affect me but my children as well !!! I’m only human and I’ve done my best.”
In that second post, Spears said her ex shouldn’t be speaking out because “whatever is occurring outside this home has nothing to do along with his home.”
Nevertheless, she again blamed her once-controlling parents for her latest woes along with her own kids.
Britney Spears has ripped ex-husband Kevin Federline for revealing that she is estranged from their teenage sons.Bryan Steffy/WireImage
“I’ll say it… My mother told me ‘you need to GIVE them to their dad,”‘ Spears claimed of her 67-year-old mom, Lynne.
“During my conservorship [sic] I used to be controlled and monitored for nearly 15 years,” she wrote in her rambling follow-up message.
“I needed permission simply to take Tylenol !!! I should embark on doing WAAAY greater than going topless on the beach like a baby !!!!” she said of her racy posts that supposedly angered her sons.
“I’m not surprised that just as my family did their share of interviews, they are going to too,” she said, seemingly referring to her teen sons and their dad.
“It saddens me to listen to that my ex-husband has decided to debate the connection between me and my children,” Britney Spears said in an Instagram story.Instagram
“I’m not surprised in any respect with their behavior and their approach to what I’ve needed to take care of !!!” she said.
In his Every day Mail interview, Federline, 44, said that their sons “have decided they will not be seeing [their mom] immediately.
“It’s been a couple of months since they’ve seen her. They made the choice to not go to her wedding,” he told the outlet.
He also insisted his ex-wife was “saved” by the 13-year conservatorship by her dad, Jamie, whom Federline said had been “put through the wringer” with bad publicity.
“I’d absolutely welcome Jamie Spears back within the boys’ lives,’” he said of Spears’ dad.