Jason Trawick, the Hollywood agent who was engaged to Britney Spears and briefly grew to become her co-conservator, is making uncommon feedback about their relationship.
Trawick — whose shoppers additionally included Taylor Swift, Paris Hilton and Hilary Duff — mentioned his profession on Kevin Connelly’s podcast. The dialog turned to him managing Britney, whom he met by her brother, Bryan Spears, in 2006. He repped her by a few of her most turbulent years, as she was put into the conservatorship in 2008. The next yr they began relationship, grew to become engaged in 2011 after which cut up in 2012. He talked concerning the conservatorship, insisting the “Poisonous” singer wanted it on the time, and claimed her dad, Jamie Spears, had good intentions — so far as what he witnessed. He denied his romance with Britney was pretend, addressing the rumor that Jamie paid him to be a “spy,” amongst different revelations.
“Pay attention, did she want a conservatorship once I was there? Sure. I will be the primary to say it,” Trawick stated. “I believe she wanted some steering.” He stated somebody wanted to supervise the pop star’s funds, as she her ex-husband Kevin Federline “spent some huge cash” within the two years they have been married. Plus, “She’d be the worst individual on The Value Is Proper. She would not perceive what issues value,” he added. Nevertheless, he stated she wanted the conservatorship for different causes, together with “remedy [and] stopping her from seeing sure people that weren’t nice [influences].”
In his opinion, Jamie “one hundred pc” meant properly by placing the conservatorship in place, Trawick stated, “except they’ll show he by some means stole cash from her.” He stated Jamie gave up loads for the job. As for whether or not the conservatorship ought to have ended earlier than it did, in 2021 after 13 years, he stated he wasn’t positive, however stated when he was current in Britney’s life, she wanted somebody taking care of her so individuals did not take benefit.
Now that the conservatorship is over, he is blissful she will get “the chance to point out the world” that she will be able to do it on her personal. “If she fails, then she fails,” he stated, “[But] I would like her to show [naysayers] improper.” He stated the pop star “has a giant coronary heart.”
Trawick began repping Britney, newly divorced with two younger sons, amid “all of the craziness” previous to the conservatorship. Throughout that interval, he did not have a lot contact together with her “as a result of there was an individual in her life that I do not even need to give the credit score to call his identify,” referring to Sam Lufti, “who took over… My calls did not get returned as a result of they by no means obtained to her. Ultimately when she got here out of it … and the household obtained concerned … I grew to become [her] actual agent.”
They developed a detailed friendship (“We have been greatest associates mainly. She trusted me. She felt shut with me”), and revealed “once they crossed the road” from skilled to romantic. He stated they have been in Las Vegas and he or she “hated being alone” in her resort rooms, so it wasn’t unusual that he’d keep together with her on a sofa. One evening, she invited him into her mattress. He recalled the morning after when the nanny arrived to observe her sons, Preston and Jayden. He stated they need to preserve what occurred quiet from the nanny and he thought they have been set on their story. However when the nanny walked in, Britney “simply walks by butt bare into the kitchen,” blowing up any cowl story. “From that time on, we have been an merchandise.”
He stated that point was surreal as he “grew to become a actuality star” of kinds. “Individuals have been speaking about me,” which wasn’t “a terrific look” for his profession, by which he was imagined to be a background fixture. He in the end put his profession on the back-burner for her as a result of “I undoubtedly was in love,” and joined her on two world excursions.
The eye on Spears was relentless even within the post-conservatorship period. He recalled them visiting Mel Gibson’s trip house in Costa Rica so the famous person singer might have some peace and privateness amid the glare of the highlight. Gibson stated it was paparazzi-proof as a result of they’d must drive by eight hours of jungle to get to the house, which they flew on to. They wakened the subsequent morning and the paparazzi have been exterior.
He talked about not being conventional tabloid cowl star materials. He as soon as stayed within the water, with a float round him, in order that paparazzi could not get a pictures of his physique, which fluctuated up and down the size and imply blogs of that period seized upon.
A number of years later, he was in tremendous form and he or she solid him as her love curiosity in her “Legal” video. He recalled filming the scene in a decent leather-based bike swimsuit, saying “she made me audition.”
Trawick talked about being adopted to work by paparazzi, who boxed him in, 4 vehicles deep, attempting to see if his well-known girlfriend was in his automotive, practically resulting in accidents. “It was horrible,” he stated. After they’d store at Goal collectively, there could be “three behind her, three in entrance of her” up and down each aisle of the shop. “In every single place we went there was any person following us.” He stated paps would attempt to provoke him for footage, saying to him, “‘You are Britney’s bitch going purchasing.’ … Simply ready for me to react.” He stated he solely did a few times, together with a spat with a paparazzo exterior a Purple Robin in Calabasas which led to a “violent Jason Trawick snaps” headline.
He stated the long-held rumor — propelled by Britney’s first husband, Jason Alexander — that Jamie employed him as “a spy” and “compelled me to love” Britney is unfaithful. “Her dad truly fired me” as her agent after they began relationship. “He instructed me one or the opposite,” agent or boyfriend, he stated. “I obtained fired.”
Trawick briefly grew to become the co-conservator of Britney’s individual, not funds, as soon as they grew to become engaged, which allowed them to journey extra with no need permission. He revealed that on the time they have been considering a transfer to Louisiana for a quieter life and to lift her boys there. He stated that Britney, not Jamie, was behind him taking a conservatorship function.
“She requested me to be conservator,” he stated, explaining they approached Jamie, who stated OK and did the work to get the approval. Nevertheless, Jamie was nonetheless at all times going to be there. “It was going to be me and [Jamie].” He stated that function “took a toll” on his relationship with Britney and was the start of the tip.
As for his or her breakup, he stated, “It wasn’t straightforward. It wasn’t a kind of breakups the place … you continue to noticed one another. It was a last. It was a breakup. The toughest half was the children. I would identified them since Preston was born and Jayden was mainly a new child. That was actually exhausting on me — not seeing them … They have been 7 and eight once I left.”
He stated he not too long ago FaceTimed with the boys, who at the moment are 17 and 16. “To listen to their [deep] voices,” he stated. “I am on the age the place I made a decision I am not having youngsters, however in a approach I checked out [it like I] did have youngsters … Everybody stated: ‘Effectively, they are not your individual,’ however I handled them as they have been my very own. Clearly they’re Kevin’s. Kevin is a good dad. We had them 50 p.c of the time. I really feel like I did elevate them in a sure approach. They have been like my youngsters. That was the toughest half. [But she] and I, on the finish, it was simply … a variety of combating. it wasn’t truthful in entrance of the children.”
Trawick, who now lives in Las Vegas and is not married, stated he needs his ex properly on her third marriage to Sam Asghari.
“I do not know a lot about her new husband,” he stated. “I am blissful for them [that they got] married. I hope that he is assist group and in addition supplies and provides her what she wants.”