LeAnn Rimes Relates to 'Soul Sucking' Treatment of Britney Spears: 'Parents Managing a Child Is Always a Recipe for Disaster'

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In the picture above, we can see LeAnn Rimes and Britney Spears standing together.

LeAnn Rimes is expressing her compassion towards Britney Spears.

In a recent interview, Rimes, who is 41 years old, expressed her disapproval of individuals profiting from Britney Spears, who is also 41 years old. She drew comparisons between her own challenging career journey and that of the singer.

After watching the documentary about Britney Spears, Rimes expressed her thoughts on how many people profit from her, while she has no say in it. Rimes found it depressing and felt sorry for Spears. It must be tough for her.

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Similar to Spears, Rimes accomplished great success as an artist during her teenage years, but faced a struggle for authority over her own career as a consequence of her parents' separation, where her father, Wilbur C. Rimes, was involved.

One of the most successful books of Spears, her memoir called The Woman in Me, was published in October. It reveals the great moments and difficult experiences she had in her life - from being a young singer known worldwide to becoming one of the most popular female artists in history. The book also recounts Spears' past romances and how she endured her father's control over her finances and personal decisions. She described this as "soul-crushing" and fought hard to be free from it.

Back in 1998, the performer and screen star took legal action against her dad and Lyle Walker, who also served as her co-managers back then. She accused the duo of taking away a whopping $7 million of her hard-earned money.

Before the case was resolved, Rimes' father filed a counter lawsuit. However, the two reconciled and mended their relationship before Rimes tied the knot with her husband, Eddie Cibrian, in 2011.

Thinking about the legal dispute she had with her father, Rimes expressed, "When I think about it now, I realize that my dad did everything he could. It's always complicated when parents have to manage their child. In my case, it turned into a business and left me without parents."

During that period, Rimes was in a legal dispute concerning her agreement with Curb Records. She had signed on with the Nashville-based label when she was only 12. Subsequently, the artist took legal action to obtain her release from the label, as she had been bound in a long-term deal for 21 albums. This information was reported by The Times.

Rimes expressed that she was brave, however, she found herself in an agreement that she deemed unfair and crazy. All she desired was for things to be fair.

The famous actress known for her role in Coyote Ugly, will be making a comeback in London after six years in May. During a recent interview, she talked about the difficulties she faced in her career beyond the legal battles she encountered, especially given that she began her career as a young teenager.

Rimes stated that she used to be a beloved figure in America. However, many individuals were not receptive to her journey of self-discovery and sexual liberation.

During the interview, the vocalist mentioned how she had to work excessively hard when she was starting out in the music industry, as she had to travel to different parts of the globe for her performances and manage her studies at home simultaneously.

Rimes shared with The Times that being a teenager and having abundant energy was fortunate as she probably wouldn't be able to move from her bed for days if she were to experience the same level of fatigue now. She further explained that when days get busy, it can bring up past memories of feeling unable to decline and lacking control, which can be quite triggering for her.

The vocalist stated, "It wasn't until the past five years that I truly blossomed into my womanhood. Saying "no" has been a valuable lesson for me. I gradually began to acknowledge the dissatisfaction I felt when I did things that I wasn't enthused about."

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