Babysitting Brit Nets Dad a 6-Figure Gig

Jamie Spears pulls down $2,500 a week to get his pop princess back on track
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted May 21, 2008 10:36 AM CDT
Britney Spears leaves the Los Angeles County Superior earlier this month.   (Getty Images (by Event) Individuals)
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(Newser) – Not a bad gig: Jamie Spears is pulling down $130,000 a year—all for babysitting his own wayward daughter, reports People. Since Spears quietly quit his catering job in February and made rehabbing Britney's image his full-time career, he's pulled down $2,500 a week from his eldest daughter's estate. 

Since his responsibilities as co-conservator require his "full-time attention," papa Spears has been "unable to continue to his prior employment and he has lost his source of income which he needs to pay his living expenses," the request for "replacement compensation" says.