Britney Spears Is 'Very Happy' to Be Back Home & Will Spend the 'Weekend with Her Boys:' Source
Britney Spears checked out of the “all-encompassing wellness facility” where she was being treated Thursday afternoon
“Britney is back at home and is very happy about it,” a Spears family insider tells PEOPLE, adding that the pop star will be “spending the weekend with her boys and Sam [Asghari].”
The source went on to share that while spending time with her sons — Sean Preston, 13, and Jayden James, 12 — as well as her boyfriend, 25, Spears will be accompanied by an assistant and a chef.
Spears, 37, checked out of the “all-encompassing wellness facility” where she was being treated on Thursday afternoon. A source previously told PEOPLE that Spears’ boyfriend of two years picked her up and drove her home.
In the coming weeks, a conservatorship status hearing is scheduled for May 10. (In 2008, a Los Angeles court named Jamie Spears, the singer’s father, permanent conservator of Spears’ affairs. He was also named permanent co-conservator of her estate, along with an attorney, Andrew Wallet. Wallet resigned his role in March, according to documents obtained by The Blast.)
Since she checked into the facility earlier this month, Spears has continued posting on social media and has also been seen stepping out for Easter and to get her hair done.
The singer was pictured grabbing frozen yogurt in Santa Monica on Tuesday, hours before breaking her silence on Instagram about the ongoing wellness treatment.
Assuring her fans that she was doing okay, that evening Spears posted a video on Instagram sharing that “all is well.”
“My family has been going through a lot of stress and anxiety lately, so I just needed time to deal,” she added. “Don’t worry I’ll be back very soon.”
The “Piece of Me” singer went into further detail about her situation in the caption writing, “I wanted to say hi because things that are being said have just gotten out of control!!!”
“Wow!!! There’s rumors, death threats to my family and my team, and just so many things — crazy things being said. I am trying to take a moment for myself, but everything that’s happening is just making it harder for me,” Spears continued, referencing the #FreeBritney movement.
She also praised her fans for their overwhelming support.
“Your love and dedication is amazing, but what I need right now is a little bit of privacy to deal with all the hard things that life is throwing my way,” she wrote. “If you could do that, I would be forever grateful. Love you ❤️❤️❤️.”
A source close to Spears previously told PEOPLE the singer made the decision to get help all on her own.
“She recognized she needed to focus on her own health and sought treatment,” the source said. “No one forced her to go.”
The medicine Spears was previously taking had lost some efficacy over time, PEOPLE learned. As doctors weaned her off the old medicine cocktail and created a new, tweaked regimen, the adjustment period was challenging.
On April 3, the pop star alluded to taking some time off when she posted an empowering quote — “Fall in love with taking care of yourself, mind, body, spirit” — to her Instagram, along with the caption: “We all need to take time for a little ‘me time’ :).”
The same day, a source told PEOPLE exclusively that the singer checked into a facility for “all-encompassing wellness treatment.”
At the time, a separate source close to the family told PEOPLE, “Britney just needed to focus on herself” as she cared for her father, Jamie Spears, who has been dealing with health setbacks since suffering a ruptured colon last year.
“Her dad being sick has taken a toll on her,” the family source added. “He nearly died and actually had another surgery a few weeks ago. He’s not doing well. They’re so close and it has been a lot. There is nothing dramatic going on with her — she just realized she needs to make sure to take time to care for herself.”
In January, Spears announced that she would be taking an indefinite break from work and would also be postponing her much-anticipated Domination Las Vegas residency to support her father and focus on her family.
“It’s important to always put your family first… and that’s the decision I had to make,” Spears tweeted on Jan. 4. “A couple of months ago, my father was hospitalized and almost died. We’re all so grateful that he came out of it alive, but he still has a long road ahead of him.”
“We have a very special relationship and I want to be with my family at this time just like they have always been there for me,” Spears said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE at the time.
“Kevin commends Britney for recognizing that she needs to take a step back and that she is taking reasonable steps to dealing with her situation in a responsible way,” Federline’s attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan told Entertainment Tonight on April 3. “He wishes everyone well.”
Spears’s boyfriend also gave the pop icon some love. Sharing Spears’ original Instagram post on April 3, Asghari wrote: “It isn’t weakness, It’s a sign of absolute strength, people should only be inspired by this, at least I am.”
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