Mobeen Azhar

BBC Two announces documentary exploring Britney Spears conservatorship

Britney Spears (Credit: BBC)

A conservatorship is a legal arrangement in the US that sees an adult placed under the legal guardianship of another adult. 

Britney Spears' father, Jamie Spears, has been her legal guardian since 2008 due to worries about her mental health, and Spears has not been in control of her finances or career since then. 

Azhar travels from Spears’ hometown Kentwood in Louisiana to Los Angeles, speaking to the people who are fighting to give Spears her freedom back and the people closest to her to discover who she really is behind the headlines. 

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Mobeen Azhar, Journalist and Film Maker (Hometown, A Black and White Killing: The Case that Shook America, Webcam Boys, Muslims Like Us) shares his tips on how to break into the industry and talks about his 15 years of experience working in journalism, specialising in areas such as religion, extremism and counter extremism, drugs, addiction, sex work, Prince and Pakistan.


Mobeen Azhar explores racism in the US in new BBC documentary

Mobeen Azhar with a member of a far-right group in Oregon (Credit: BBC/Expectation Entertainment Ltd)

A Black And White Killing: The Case That Shook America centres on the tragic death of Larnell Bruce, a young black man who was run over outside a convenience store in 2016 by Russel Courtier, a member of white supremacist gang European Kindred.

CCTV footage of the incident was released shortly afterwards and went viral across the US, causing many to question if Bruce was killed because of the colour of his skin.