Britney's Dad Gets a Raise to Watch Her

LA court raises James Spears' monthly salary by more than 50 percent
By Rebecca Smith Hurd,  Newser User
Posted Dec 24, 2008 12:23 PM CST
Britney's Dad Gets a Raise to Watch Her
In this Feb. 1 courtroom sketch, Britney Spears' father Jamie Spears (left) is depicted asking for a court-ordered conservatorship over his daughter and her estate.   (AP Photo)

Some fathers take care of their kids for free, but Britney Spears can’t seem to pay her dad enough: A Los Angeles court this week raised Jamie Spears' monthly salary from $10,000 to $16,000, plus $1,200 in expenses, Us Weekly reports. Dad was awarded permanent legal control of Brit’s affairs in October, to help get his little pop princess’s personal life back on track.
(Read more Britney Spears stories.)

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