Britney Spears announces she’s pregnant

Britney Spears is pregnant, the 40-year-old pop star announced on Instagram Monday.

Spears wrote in her post that shortly after a trip to Maui with her fiancé

Sam Asghari, she started to gain weight.

She wrote, “So I got a pregnancy test … and uhhhhh well … I am having a baby.”

The news of the pop star’s pregnancy comes months after a judge ended her 13-year conservatorship after a highly publicized legal battle with Spears’ father.

This arrangement meant Spears had very limited control over her life and the decisions she could make — including on her career,

finances and health. The singer was placed under her conservatorship in 2008 after suffering from mental health issues.

In a bombshell testimony last June, she told a Los Angeles Superior Court judge that she wanted to have another baby,