Toxic: The Britney Spears Story

Toxic: The Britney Spears Story

Hosts Tess Barker and Babs Gray lay out everything you need to know about Britney Spears, her controversial conservatorship, and the movement of fans trying to end it. They talk to exclusive sources, examine new sides of the story, and uncover disturbing truths about our legal system that go way beyond Britney.


November 13, 2021 37 min

Britney Spears is free! Fresh from the courthouse, Tess and Babs are joined by their Toxic production team to discuss a day nearly 14 years in the making: the end of Britney’s conservatorship.

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Babs and Tess are back to share an episode of their long-running comedy podcast Lady to Lady! They join co host Brandie Posey and RPDR royalty Alaska Thunderfuck to chat Gaga, the importance of exercising like no one is watching, and other ridiculous riffs. Lady to Lady is a weekly irreverent hang with 400-plus episodes to binge! If you like what you hear, subscribe now to Lady to Lady on your fave podcast app! Find out more at www...

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Jamie Spears has been suspended as Britney's conservator and Tess and Babs just had to come back to talk about it! They recap Babs’ experience inside the courtroom and get into what this victory means for Britney moving forward.

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August 31, 2021 39 min

#FreeBritney is about so much more than Britney Spears. What bigger changes has Britney's case ignited? Tess and Babs investigate who gets the right to make mistakes, and why.

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August 24, 2021 41 min

On June 23, 2021, Britney finally spoke out in court for the world to hear. But now that big changes are underway in her case, what will it take for the conservatorship to actually end? Tess and Babs meet a woman who's been down a similar path.

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August 17, 2021 42 min

By all outward appearances, Britney's career has a huge comeback after she is conserved. But, behind the scenes, Britney wages her own private war for freedom.

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August 10, 2021 41 min

What’s been going on with Britney’s money for the last 13 years? Who is getting a piece of it? And how? Tess and Babs follow the money and put Britney’s financial empire and accounting reports on their radar.

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August 3, 2021 41 min

Britney Spears is one of more than a million people across the United States in a conservatorship. But despite harrowing stories, there is virtually NO data about abuse inside the system. What's really going on inside probate court?

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July 27, 2021 44 min

What exactly happened the weekend Britney was conserved in 2008? And what went wrong? Tess and Babs turn to a lawyer, a psychiatrist and Lynne Spears’ co-author in their search for answers.

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July 20, 2021 40 min

Maybe you've seen the meme - "If Britney Spears can survive 2007, you can survive today." We go back and explore what Britney's last year of freedom before being conserved was really like with people who were there while everything went down.

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July 13, 2021 38 min

Britney's gettin' hitched! But her quickie Vegas wedding gives her team the opportunity to swoop in and take control—years before her conservatorship. Plus, the gossip blogosphere heats up.

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July 7, 2021 35 min

Britney had to make her money before her conservatorship could take a piece of it. Tess and Babs revisit the era of dial-up internet and spaghetti straps to see how Britney got her start as an exceptional earner.

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July 7, 2021 36 min

Britney Spears wants out of her conservatorship. But how did she wind up in it to begin with? And what will it take to #FreeBritney? Babs Gray and Tess Barker have been digging into questions like these for years.

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June 29, 2021 50 sec

Toxic: The Britney Spears Story comes out July 7th, 2021. Subscribe now in Stitcher, Pandora, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen.

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Coming this summer, Toxic: The Britney Spears Story lays out everything you need to know about Britney Spears, her controversial conservatorship, and the movement of fans trying to end it. Hosts Tess Barker and Babs Gray talk to exclusive sources, examine new sides of the story, and uncover disturbing truths about our legal system that go way beyond Britney.

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