Britney Spears

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Britney Spears

Britney Jean Spears (McComb, Mississippi - December 2, 1981) is a singer, actress and dancer from the United States.

She sold 100 million copies of her albums around the world, 30 million just in the US, in just 16 years of career, since 1998. She's placed at #8 among the women that sold more copies in the history of the pop USA businnes, gaining the fame of "little pop princess". Revered and condemned, with her strange behaviour and her music, she's one of the most important Teen pop singer.

Amy Lee said many times, for example in Evanescence's song "Everybody's Fool", that she opposes what she considers to be Britney's shallow and transgressive behaviour.

Vin1.jpg There are so many of these stupid pop divas that are really going down lately. They're going down, they really are. It's not the big thing anymore. Like Britney Spears and all that, they don't threaten me, they don't bother me because they're not talented...[1] Vin2.jpg

When Britney was having much-publicized personal issues in 2007, a fan on an Evanescence message board made a video with one of Evanescence's songs making fun of Britney. Amy heavily disapproved of this, and asked the fan to take the video down.

Vin1.jpg OK, hold on a second. I have to post that I in NO WAY am going to endorse any kind of Britney bashing after everything she's been through. I can't control what people put on YouTube or anywhere else on the internet, but I would NEVER want my picture or our music connected to something that's based on getting enjoyment out of someone's pain. I know what it's like to feel manipulated, used and helpless - so do most of you, that's why you're here - and by now I know what it's like to feel like your entire life is open to the world for judgement. I don't read tabloids and I don't care about celebrity, but it is impossible to escape the whole world just loving to watch her suffer. Remember that this is a human being we're talking about - and who wants to be like those horrible people that have hurt you to feel better about themselves? 'Everybody's Fool' is about the fact that the whole celebrity thing is fake and empty. I think Britney Spears is more aware of that now than anyone. I'm not trying to burn you at the stake, Strat, but it would mean alot to me if you'd take your clip down.

Love, Amy.

P.S.: Tabloids are dumb. Don't buy them.[2]



  • ...Baby One More Time (1999)
  • Oops!... I Did It Again (2000)
  • Britney (2001)
  • In the Zone (2003)
  • Blackout (2007)
  • Circus (2008)
  • Femme Fatale (2011)
  • Britney Jean (2013)
  • Glory (2016)


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