Britney Spears New Revelations From Her Memoir

Earlier this week, excerpts from Britney Spears’s upcoming memoir (scheduled to hit bookshelves on Oct. 24) started to be printed on Folks. One among which was the revelation that she had an abortion in late 2000, whereas relationship Justin Timberlake.

In accordance with Britney, she was stunned, however completely satisfied about her being pregnant on the time as a result of she’d beforehand envisioned having a household with Justin in the future. She stated Justin was not as supportive of her being pregnant and informed her they have been too younger to have a household. So she agreed to have an abortion.

Nicely, earlier immediately we obtained some extra revelations through the New York Occasions, who was in a position to receive an early advance copy of the memoir. And in accordance with them, listed below are a number of the takeaways in regards to the issues Britney opens up about (and warning, it is an emotional learn):


After the massive success of her debut single, “…Baby One More Time,” Britney would go on to be the opening act for NSNYC — which might lead her to relationship Justin Timberlake.

However, Britney observed early on that there was a double customary within the questions Justin obtained requested vs. what the media would ask her, writing, “Everyone kept making strange comments about my breasts. Wanting to know whether or not I’d had plastic surgery.” The fixed scrutiny would lead her to start out taking the antidepressant Prozac to cope with it.


In accordance with Britney, Justin broke up together with her over a textual content message. She was so “devastated” by the tip of their relationship that she thought of quitting present enterprise.


The music video for Justin’s “Cry Me a River” did have a deep impact on her. As a result of he had used a lady who appeared like her and cheats on him within the video, she realized the narrative within the media had turn into: “[The] harlot who’d broken the heart of America’s golden boy.”

She went so as to add that after their breakup and the discharge of the music video that she was “comatose in Louisiana, and he was happily running around Hollywood.”


Britney additionally alleges that Justin had cheated on her which led her to make out with choreographer Wade Robson at a Spanish bar. She says she had all the time been trustworthy to Justin previous to that.


It was not Britney’s option to do the notorious Diane Sawyer interview the place she broke down and cried after being requested some f’d up questions. Her father, Jamie, and her administration group made her do it. That interview, in accordance with her, was her “breaking point,” and she or he felt “exploited” and “set up in front of the whole world.”


Britney says she was “never as wild” because the press made her out to be — and that she was by no means into exhausting medication or had a consuming downside. Nonetheless, she admits that Adderall was her “drug of choice” as a result of whereas it did make her really feel excessive, it additionally made her “feel less depressed” for a number of hours.


There was a variety of issues that contributed to her shaving her head after which later attacking a paparazzo’s automotive with an umbrella. In accordance with Britney, she was “out of my mind with grief” over the demise of her aunt, whereas on the identical time was in a custody battle over her two sons with Kevin Federline and coping with postpartum despair.


Although she had been by means of a tough patch, it felt mistaken and unjustified to her to be put beneath a conservatorship. And whereas she was supposedly “too sick” to make her personal private selections, she was “healthy enough to appear on sitcoms and morning shows, and to perform for thousands of people in a different part of the world every week.”


The whole lot in Britney’s life was carefully monitored (like having parental controls on her iPhone) — and she or he can be ignored if she resisted. She even mentions {that a} 2016 TV interview — the place she did lastly open up in regards to the conservatorship — was reduce from the ultimate broadcast. It has been broadly speculated that this was an interview with the UK’s The Jonathan Ross Present.


On the finish of 2018, Britney claims that her father made her endure extra psychological well being evaluations after which made her enter rehab. Threatening that if she did not do it, he would get the courts concerned and make her appear like an “idiot.”


Britney says throughout her three-month keep on the rehab that she was held there in opposition to her will, could not go outdoors, could not take a bathe with out supervision, and could not shut the door to her room. Additionally they prescribed her lithium (which is often used to deal with bipolar dysfunction).


It was throughout her keep on the rehab heart {that a} nurse shared together with her clips of followers who have been a part of the #FreeBritney motion and have been publicly drawing consideration to finish her conservatorship. Britney wrote of that, “That was the most amazing thing I’d ever seen in my life. I don’t think people knew how much the #FreeBritney movement meant to me, especially in the beginning.”


All of the documentaries that got here out about her have been exhausting on Britney. Whereas she understands “everyone’s heart was in the right place,” it damage Britney to see her outdated buddies not attain out to her about their participation in it first.


Although she is now not beneath a conservatorship, she has PTSD from it — which she says causes her migraines. She added, “I don’t think my family understands the real damage that they did.”


Lastly, Britney’s return to music is unsure. In accordance with her, music was her life, however “the conservatorship was deadly for that; it crushed my soul.” In the mean time, she says her profession shouldn’t be her focus, however that, “It’s time for me not to be someone who other people want; it’s time to actually find myself.”

You may learn all of the takeaways over on the New York Occasions (which I extremely recommend). The Lady in Me lands on bookshelves subsequent week on Oct. 24.