December 1, 2021
Jamie Lynn Spears

Mental health nonprofit rejects donation from new Jamie Lynn Spears book

On the heels of her sister Britney Spears’ conservatorship battle, Jamie Lynn Spears is able to inform her story — however not everybody desires to be concerned in it.

Earlier this week, Jamie Lynn introduced she completed writing her book Issues I Ought to Have Mentioned. In an Instagram post sharing the information, she wrote that she deliberate to donate a portion of her book proceeds to the nonprofit This Is My Brave. However on Tuesday, the group introduced via its own Instagram post that it would not settle for Spears’ donation.

“We Heard You. We’re Taking Action. We are deeply sorry to anyone we offended. We are declining the donation from Jamie Lynn Spears’ upcoming book,” stated their assertion.

The put up got here after intense backlash because the nonprofit was flooded with feedback from individuals asking them to chop ties with the youthful Spears following her sister’s many reviews that her household refused to assist Britney out of her long-standing conservatorship scenario — figuring out her psychological health was at stake.

Based on the group’s web site, the mission statement of This Is My Brave is “to empower individuals to put their names and faces on their true stories of recovery from mental illness and addiction.”

Jamie Lynn Spears | Credit score: Taylor Hill/Getty Photographs

Representatives for Jamie Lynn did not instantly reply to EW’s request for remark.

In her put up, Jamie Lynn defined she selected them as a result of she knew “how scary it can be to share personal struggles, especially if you don’t feel you have the support or a safe space to do so, and they are doing amazing work to support and encourage people as they bravely share their experiences.”

Beforehand, Jamie Lynn posted Instagram tales responding to accusations she wasn’t supporting her sister in her conservatorship battles.

“I’ve made a very conscious choice in my life to only participate in her life as her sister, as an aunt to those boys,” she wrote. “Maybe I didn’t support [her the way] the public would like me to with the hashtag on a public platform, but I can assure you that I supported my sister long before there was a hashtag, and I’ll support her long after.”

Opening up about her personal psychological health within the shadow of her sister, the Zoey 101 actress stated that her memoir “gave me closure on this ’30 year long’ chapter of my life, and hopefully helps anyone else out there who forgot their worth, lost their voice, or is trying to break an unhealthy cycle in their life.”

Issues I Ought to Have Mentioned will probably be launched Jan. 22, 2022.