Posted: 12:47 GMT, 2 March 2021 | Updated: 13:13 GMT, Jan. March 2021

Britney Spears fans shared their outrage after Channel Nine aired an explosive documentary on Tuesday about the American pop star’s rise to fame and fortune

The documentary was directed by Samantha Stark and focuses on the singer’s court-approved conservatory, overseen by her father, Jamie Spears

Australians watching from home quickly flocked to their social media to show their love and support for the legendary singer

#FreeBritney: Fans showed their love and support for singer Britney Spears, 39, (pictured) after her “heartbreaking” and “eye-opening” documentary aired on Channel Nine on Tuesday

‘The documentary #FramingBritneySpears is as disturbing as it has been treated by the paparazzi and the media has been gross,’ tweeted one fan

“Heartbreaking to see someone growing up being treated this way in public,” commented a second

Another viewer said the documentary opened their eyes while a fourth Channel Nine thanked them for broadcasting the documentary Down Under

Heartbreaking: Australian fans watching from home quickly flocked to their social media to show their love and support for the legendary singer

Grief: “Heartbreaking to see how someone growing up was treated like this in public,” commented one viewer

In the Free Britney movement, fans have campaigned for the pop star to be released from their conservatory, which has existed since 2008

Her chief curator is her father, Jamie Spears, who is in control of her business affairs due to concerns about her sanity

Framing Britney Spears follows the 39-year-old’s rise to star – from early childhood to her first record deal

Her Voice Is Missing: Framing Britney Spears explores much of the Toxic singer’s life in the spotlight, from her beginnings as a child actress to her current half-boarder status

The documentary premiered in the US last month and has appeared on screens on FX Channel and Hulu

Since it aired, the filmmakers have expressed a desire to do a sequel because they have “so much” more material to work with

Liz Day, Senior Story Editor at NYT, expressed interest in re-examining Britney’s case while speaking with The Hollywood Reporter along with executive producer Mary Robertson

She said, “I think we’d love to, we had to leave so much time on the cutting room floor and in our notebooks

‘And since the documentary was broadcast, we have received a lot of information that we are interested in and that we would like to follow up and report on’

Resurgence: The Free Britney movement has gained momentum in the last few weeks following the release of the new documentary The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears

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