On Wednesday, pop singer Britney Spears' conservatorship sued the blog which helped popularize the "#FreeBritney" movement, a concept that suggests the "Toxic" singer is being controlled against her will. Jamie Spears, Britney's father, oversees the conservatorship and reportedly helmed the effort to launch the legal proceedings.

According to TMZ, Spears is alleging that Anthony Elia, the man behind the "Absolute Britney" blog and social media accounts, has defamed him and the "... Baby One More Time" singer's team when he stated that people surrounding the pop star had been manipulating her Instagram account in order to make it seem as though she needs help when she in actuality does not.

The blogger is accused of misrepresenting Britney's father and team when he suggested that they had been "using her social media in a way to negatively portray her and do her harm." Elia reportedly once asked, "This has to be a human rights violation?"

"It is time for the conspiracy theories about Britney Spears' well-being and the mob #FreeBritney movement to stop," reads the opening line of the lawsuit, according to Time.

Celebrity lawyer Larry Stein was hired by Spears to sue on behalf of him and Britney's estate. Per TMZ, insiders have divulged that the rumors have sparked law enforcement's involvement because they have gotten so intense, including reported death threats made to her conservatorship that the police have taken seriously. 

On the other hand, the attention the blog has received from Britney's family certainly has not been entirely negative. Earlier this month, Britney's mom, Lynne Spears, reached out to Elia and the fan account to agree with the theory that something is wrong. She stated that she too had noticed that positive comments seemed to be disappearing.

All of this comes on the heels of Britney announcing that she was canceling her Las Vegas show, Domination, and suggesting in a later post that she was taking time to focus on self-care. Fans will just have to wait to see how the rest of this story unfolds. britney spears tour 2018 Britney Spears performs at the 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball on Dec. 2, 2016 in Los Angeles. Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia