This Is My Brave declined Jamie Lynn Spears’ offer for a donation from the proceeds of his upcoming book.
The nonprofit – which aims to raise awareness about mental health issues – reacted to the backlash against the 30-year-old star’s memoir and confirmed it would not accept “proceeds from the book sale. “.
Speaking to Instagram, This Is My Brave said, âWe hear you.
âThis Is My Brave was recently recommended as a benefit organization for Jamie Lynn Spears’ upcoming book.
“We have made the decision to decline the offer to receive the proceeds from the book sale.”
This was shared with another statement, which read, “We have heard you. We are taking action. We are deeply sorry for all whom we have offended.
“We are refusing the donation of Jamie Lynn Spears’ next book.”
The ‘Zoey 101’ actress sparked a backlash in July when it was announced that she was planning to release an autobiography titled ‘I Must Confess’ – which is a word from her older sister, Britney Spears’ single. … Baby One More Time ‘- but she later revealed it’s titled’ Things I Should Have Said ‘.
The book’s original subtitle, “Family, Fame and Figuring It Out,” also appeared to have been deleted.
And she recently revealed her intention to donate to This Is My Brave by praising the organization’s âamazing workâ.
She said: “I know I still have a LOT to learn, but I feel like finishing this book has brought this chapter of my ’30 year’ life to a close and hopefully. , to help anyone who has forgotten their worth, lost their voice or is trying to break an unhealthy cycle in their life.
“That’s why, I’m so happy to announce that a portion of the proceeds from my book will go to @thisismybrave, because I know how scary it can be to share personal struggles, especially if you don’t feel like you have the support or a safe space to do it, and they do an amazing job of supporting and encouraging people as they courageously share their experiences. (sic) “