Pop icon Britney Spears has been grabbing the spotlight as she recently secured a publishing deal for her memoir. The book will reportedly narrate her accounts of and commentary on her rise to fame, her music career and her relationship with her family and landmark events from her life with the publishing house Simon & Schuster.
However, the details about the unparalleled deal are still under the wraps. A Variety report quoted a source labelling the deal as "record-breaking" in nature with the agreement estimated to be worth as much as $15 million, as reported by Page Six.
Simon & Schuster have emerged victorious after a bidding war involving multiple other publishers, reported Variety.
It is also reported that the information with regards to the pop icon`s book deal comes several months after the termination of her conservatorship by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge.
The singer had been living under a court-ordered conservatorship placed by her father, Jamie Spears, since 2007. Though the singer continued to work, touring and holding a Las Vegas residency, the conservatorship remained in place.
Britney Spears informed a judge, in the summer of 2021, that during the conservatorship, she was forced to work, despite her pleading for a break in touring. As per Variety, she later offered public testimony on her conservatorship for the first time saying: "I've been in shock. I am traumatized. I just want my life back".
Meanwhile, the pop star is currently in the legal battle continues with both sides locked in a tussle over finances.