LATEST: Troubled pop star Britney Spears' father JAMIE has spoken out about his daughter's recent troubles, calling her "a sick little girl". Spears' father, who, like the TOXIC singer, has also sought rehab help, was seen with his daughter when she initially checked into the Promises Treatment Center in Malibu, California on Tuesday (20FEB07). The pop star was spotted having dinner with her father on Sunday (18FEB07), when he reportedly pleaded with her to get professional help. Jamie Spears tells Fox News the problems she is facing are "not about what other people think". He says that he and Spears' mother are "concerned about our daughter," adding the troubled pop star is "a sick little girl". He says, "We're just trying to take care of her."