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Britney Spears Crazier Than Ever!

I love the music.

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by Anonymousreply 108May 30, 2023 12:00 PM

Her fans on TikTok have come up with all these conspiracy theories including that Jamie Lynn is pretending to be Britney. That Britney died and it’s all AI. They have videos slowed down that they say show that it’s really her sister pretending to be her. lol

by Anonymousreply 1May 19, 2023 4:11 AM

#FreeBritney really did show the issue with trying to reduce complex problems down to hashtags. It really needed to be something along the lines of #Her family are shit but she clearly needs some sort of care that's capable of making her to take her meds

by Anonymousreply 2May 19, 2023 4:23 AM

This doesn’t sound like her. I don’t think it’s her. Her movements are too aggressive.

by Anonymousreply 3May 19, 2023 4:24 AM

[quote]That Britney died and it’s all AI.

Oh god. There are going to be a zillion of these claims/conspiracy theories now about every person in the public eye, and I'm already exhausted.

by Anonymousreply 4May 19, 2023 4:27 AM

Her and Sammy boy, sucking face on her most recent Instagram posts Is truly gag worthy, but I still root for Britney Jean and hate that it’s not going to end well for her.

by Anonymousreply 5May 19, 2023 4:37 AM

Does Britney leave her house often? I don’t follow her much, but it seems like most of the clips linked here are of her dancing in her empty house. She taught for her freedom, but still seems like a prisoner.

I assume she is a multimillionaire and could afford to travel the world, access the best medical care, and live the life of her choosing. If she’s not working, she could leave LA and start over somewhere else less toxic (no pun intended).

by Anonymousreply 6May 19, 2023 4:47 AM

#6, it's not encouraged...

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by Anonymousreply 7May 19, 2023 4:57 AM

That video is terrifying. At this rate, she is not going to survive 2023.

by Anonymousreply 8May 19, 2023 5:09 AM

This reminds me of a few weeks ago, when I traveled to Coney Island. I was sitting down at an outdoor table, eating my hot-dog, when a man sat on the bench across from me. He starting angrily spouting off some nonsensical ramblings. I became so uncomfortable that I got up and left. Britney is so obviously schizophrenic. She needs to be locked up in a home where she's force fed medication, otherwise there will be worse to come.

by Anonymousreply 9May 19, 2023 5:13 AM

She’s Little Edie on bath salts.

by Anonymousreply 10May 19, 2023 6:20 AM

That video is spooky.

by Anonymousreply 11May 19, 2023 6:32 AM

[quote] "She’s Little Edie on bath salts."

This is incredibly accurate, R10.

[quote] "That video is spooky."

Even without the music, it would be spooky.

by Anonymousreply 12May 19, 2023 6:50 AM

Has she done a cover version of Seal's "Crazy"?

If not, she should.

by Anonymousreply 13May 19, 2023 7:11 AM

Brit-brit is jes fine. Y'all worry too dang much.

by Anonymousreply 14May 19, 2023 7:13 AM

Who added that creepy music?

by Anonymousreply 15May 19, 2023 7:13 AM

Wow, she's really in a manic phase. She's probably been up for a few days. She'd be a nightmare to live with.

by Anonymousreply 16May 19, 2023 8:02 AM

[quote] Britney is so obviously schizophrenic.

That behavior is not reflective of schizophrenia. As r16 said, it’s manic. When I saw this video online so many people, a lot of them nurses, commented that she looks like a typical bi-polar person during a manic phase.

by Anonymousreply 17May 19, 2023 10:14 AM

I've always thought she's schizoaffective.

Amanda Bynes is clearly schizophrenic.

by Anonymousreply 18May 19, 2023 10:21 AM

OP where's the original of the video? I don't see it in her TikTok. I wonder if someone dubbed vocals over that. I realllly wish she'd go on a talk show now, and someone could show her this and ask her what the fck she's doing??

by Anonymousreply 19May 19, 2023 10:24 AM

She’s like the Frankenstein monster unchained. Were her daddy?

by Anonymousreply 20May 19, 2023 10:31 AM

R19 must be slow, she's pretending to talk in weird voices cause they're "skits" but she's not very good at it

by Anonymousreply 21May 19, 2023 10:37 AM

^where her daddy? Really… where is he?

by Anonymousreply 22May 19, 2023 10:39 AM

R2 Just because a person needs help regulating their medication, that is no reason to deprive them of their legal right to personhood. What the court system and JS did to Britney is a travesty.

Sadly, bullshit conservatorship happens to old people all the time. Not because it's in their best interest to become wards of the state, but because people are battling over control of their assets.

I do not see a problem if a grown woman wants to act silly and do impressions. It's a free country. I sometimes do shit like that just because it's Tuesday. *Bootydances*

by Anonymousreply 23May 19, 2023 10:46 AM

Agree with R16. Big-time manic phase.

by Anonymousreply 24May 19, 2023 11:40 AM

She always dresses in clothes that make her look chunky. The camera angle doesn't help.

by Anonymousreply 25May 19, 2023 11:23 PM

Britney was at her prettiest, sexiest and best dressed when she was in love with Michael Jackson.

Her parents wouldn't let her marry him. Because he was from a black family. His death broke her heart forever.

She's been dancing on her own every since.

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by Anonymousreply 26May 19, 2023 11:50 PM

Yes, Britney looked incredible in that performance. I wonder what their conversations were like in private? 2 incredible iconic performers who both were/ are victims of their own fame, their parents and other opportunists, and their own behavior. Shame how things turned out.

by Anonymousreply 27May 20, 2023 12:19 AM

Please, she was never in love with Michael Jackson.

by Anonymousreply 28May 20, 2023 12:25 AM

Steam of consciousness video montages make someone crazy? I was entertained, and admit it... so were all of you. She's just doing her job.

by Anonymousreply 29May 20, 2023 12:47 AM

Great, now the Wacko Jacko stans have entered the fray.

by Anonymousreply 30May 20, 2023 12:55 AM

It makes me sad. I know people with serious mental illness. If you add fame and money , it’s a lethal combo .

The TikTok conspiracy theorists remind me of the “ Paul is dead” rumor back in the day,

by Anonymousreply 31May 20, 2023 1:12 AM

I have occasionally dipped into Britney's Instagram over the years, and it's always the same bizarre videos of her dancing in the expansive, empty living room of her house, doing the same manic and bizarre movements. Off-putting to say the least, and just strange. She truly seems like she has some sort of brain damage to me.

by Anonymousreply 32May 20, 2023 1:25 AM

She's doing art!

by Anonymousreply 33May 20, 2023 2:02 AM

She reminds me of Helen Mirren's 60s character.

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by Anonymousreply 34May 20, 2023 2:02 AM

Ffs not age restriction

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by Anonymousreply 35May 20, 2023 2:08 AM

Sashay away, Britney.

by Anonymousreply 36May 20, 2023 2:38 AM

The rumor has been that she was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder.

by Anonymousreply 37May 20, 2023 3:29 AM

I have definitely been on the schizoaffective disorder train for awhile now.

by Anonymousreply 38May 20, 2023 3:58 AM

The condition usually begins in the late teens or early adulthood, up to age 30. It rarely occurs in children. Studies suggest the disorder is more likely to occur in women than men.

by Anonymousreply 39May 20, 2023 4:01 AM

R39, what is?

by Anonymousreply 40May 20, 2023 4:22 AM

I think it's Psychomania.

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by Anonymousreply 41May 20, 2023 1:46 PM

R40 The schizoaffective stuff.

"Common symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder include positive symptoms (hearing voices, unusual beliefs), negative symptoms (apathy, little emotion, poor attention and concentration) and other symptoms such as depression or mania."

by Anonymousreply 42May 20, 2023 2:31 PM

[quote]The rumor has been that she was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder.

I have only heard that said about her on DL. Not saying it isn’t true, but that’s not what is being said on other social media platforms.

by Anonymousreply 43May 20, 2023 4:21 PM

r43 DL's often get it right

by Anonymousreply 44May 20, 2023 4:25 PM

^^^ DLers

by Anonymousreply 45May 20, 2023 4:26 PM

She's sexy and moves well at R26. Those were the days.

by Anonymousreply 46May 20, 2023 4:32 PM

I love hearing her speaking in what I presume is closer to her natural voice-- lower register with robust-volume.

by Anonymousreply 47May 20, 2023 9:17 PM

That Helen Mirren clip is hilarious.

by Anonymousreply 48May 20, 2023 11:34 PM

I have zero trouble believing that Britney beats Sam.

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by Anonymousreply 50May 21, 2023 2:21 AM

🎵 Just keep on dancing, just keep on dancing, right now, right now… 🎵

by Anonymousreply 51May 21, 2023 2:34 AM

Me neither R49

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by Anonymousreply 52May 21, 2023 2:54 AM

Well she did say in Gimme More that she just can't control herself.

Gimme Gimme More Gimme More (Lithium or Valproate).

According to her husband she drinks tonnes of coffee and energy drinks so that combined with bipolar = cuckoo.

A large dose of seroquel on a regular basis would soon fix that.

by Anonymousreply 53May 21, 2023 3:09 AM

R26 That was such a shame. At the time of this performance they were probably two of the most attractive people on the planet, the sexual chemistry between them that night was incredible. It’s like they couldn’t wait to rip each others clothes off once they got back to their dressing room. I suspect they were dating for a while, but kept it very private. I truly believe that Michael would have had a happy life if he had been allowed to marry Britney, and that he would still be alive today. They would be living on the ranch quietly raising their kids just like any other normal couple.

It still upsets that some people believe the lies about Michael. Michael was pure and innocent and too good for this world. When he was licking those little boys asses it wasn’t sexual at all, he was just cleaning them, just like Jesus washed the feet of lepers. Why can’t people understand this?

by Anonymousreply 54May 21, 2023 8:07 AM

[quote]I love hearing her speaking in what I presume is closer to her natural voice-- lower register with robust-volume.

Britney sure doesn't have any kind of robust singing voice, that's for sure. 😂 🤣

by Anonymousreply 55May 21, 2023 8:58 AM

I can’t imagine listening to her dulcet tones!

by Anonymousreply 56May 21, 2023 9:12 AM

Watched the tmz doc. Levin is an ass but I don't really understand why so many media outlets like daily beast were having a prissy meltdown over how " exploitive" it was. It was mostly sympathetic to her struggles. It just acknowledged that she had an illness. It's so funny how the press gets so angry and sanctimonious now if any famous blonde is criticized even mildly. They sure don't give a shit about non famous women with mental illnesses, just look at the Karen hysteria.

by Anonymousreply 57May 21, 2023 1:49 PM

Britney hides behind a sweet fake persona and doesn't get exposed enough for her bad behavior. Wish Kevin would drop the worst footage his sons took of her going crazy but her stans would still defend her.

by Anonymousreply 58May 21, 2023 1:53 PM

I think what Britney needed was a happy medium. Fire her father and get a team into place of professionals. People who were able to help her day to day. Her superfans are really stupid in many ways. She shouldn't have been forced to work and pay dad but she also could use some sort of consistent help.

by Anonymousreply 59May 21, 2023 2:02 PM

I want to go to Six Flags with her.

I bet it'd be a hoot.

by Anonymousreply 60May 21, 2023 2:03 PM

[quote] She always dresses in clothes that make her look chunky

But she is a little chunky. That’s her body type. Long torso, short limbs, kind of thick. Her brother is on the thick side as well. It’s hard to dress that body type to begin with and it doesn’t photograph well.

by Anonymousreply 61May 21, 2023 3:53 PM

I affectionately have called her "SpongeBob SquareBrit" in the past...

She really has absolutely no waist. Zero.

by Anonymousreply 62May 21, 2023 3:57 PM

^^meant to add that I suffer from a long torso and no waist as well. I'm no first prize.

by Anonymousreply 63May 21, 2023 4:10 PM

She should open up her own dance studio. It would keep her busy without the insane stress of touring. Which i don't think she's well enough for any more.

by Anonymousreply 64May 21, 2023 4:24 PM

When was the last time she was on talk shows, red carpet or awards shows ? She hasnt been in public for a few years . Something is off . Her condition is so bad that she is not capable of being on a talk show to hold a 5 mins conversation

by Anonymousreply 65May 21, 2023 4:25 PM

I think it's been commented about on here re: opening her dance studio...and that it would keep her busy and doing something else besides those dumb twirly videos or her catwalk "fashion shows" she does. She must have heard that from somewhere online because one time she made a humorous reference as if she had opened a dance studio, but I think that might be too much for to handle, unless she could have someone ELSE teaching the routine, and then just stop them and be like the creative director or show them how to do it...something along those lines. But it doesn't seem like she could handle even that, unfortunately.

by Anonymousreply 66May 21, 2023 4:33 PM

Seems like she is still in bipolar teenage rebel mode, refusing to take her medication. Nothing more.

Her fans are deranged with all the conspiracies.

by Anonymousreply 67May 21, 2023 5:11 PM

She isn't functional, she isn't opening anything.

by Anonymousreply 68May 21, 2023 9:08 PM

After her watermelon chores and washing her pits, she's pretty much done for the day.

The Kardashians have a hair salon, live in makeup and hair staff, as well as a state of the art surgical operating room in their compound. Private jets and a non stop social life.

Can't Britney get a couch and a dining set? Maybe a trampoline.

by Anonymousreply 69May 21, 2023 9:15 PM

R69, how about Neverland Ranch?

She's Michael Jackson crazy. Just not a pedo. And he was fucking 100% loony tunes at the end.

Camera steals your soul...

by Anonymousreply 70May 21, 2023 9:54 PM

That’s why she needed the conservatorship and medication all theses years……and not *freedom*.

by Anonymousreply 71May 21, 2023 10:06 PM

I don't know why people expect her to be sane. She has a mental illness, I think that's pretty well known. Free Britney was because mentally ill people don't always need conservators- in fact they RARELY need them, and they don't need someone to lock up their millions into a trust and take millions in fees. I like her crazy. She isn't hurting anyone or herself- if she pulls out the knives, maybe she has to have some hospital time. But she doesn't need a conservator- that is off the rails. I think most artists are mentally ill. (I say artist in the broadest sense of the term)

by Anonymousreply 72May 21, 2023 11:00 PM

[QUOTE]If you add fame and money , it’s a lethal combo . This can be true. But in Britney's case the fame and money have shielded her from the negative outcomes that usually befall the chronically mentally ill. If she were an average working class southerner, she could very well have become homeless town nutcase. Or worse.

by Anonymousreply 73May 22, 2023 12:11 AM

R72, thank you, you're right and your opinion is important! What makes you happy is the most important issue here.

by Anonymousreply 74May 22, 2023 12:19 AM

R72 Britney doesn‘t have the capacity to manage her own life and cope with modern world. She can’t be a mom and has lost her sons already - at least emotionally. And no, most artist are not this crazy. Some are very rational and calculating like Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Lady Gaga etc.

by Anonymousreply 75May 22, 2023 12:20 AM

[quote] R72], thank you, you're right and your opinion is important! What makes you happy is the most important issue here. ~ Jayden and Sean Federline, doing great

We agree guys! ~The starving and abused dogs that even the maids were worried about.

by Anonymousreply 76May 22, 2023 12:28 AM

She doesn't even wash her hair or face. That's baglady-under-a-bridge level mental illness, folks.

by Anonymousreply 77May 22, 2023 1:11 PM

R77, well, I think sometimes she feels like she don't have a partner.

Sometimes she feels like her only friend,

Is the city she lives in,

The city of angels.

Lonely as Brit is, together they twirl.

by Anonymousreply 78May 23, 2023 2:30 AM

How sad and sheltered and naive is R77. Yes, not bathing and ignoring self care, sleeping a lot - staying close to home and not opening your own dance studio might be indicative of depression! And oh so very common. And real. For many people. It usually passes. But might return.

Britney has a more complex diagnosis - what about her messy hair and public antics threatens R77? How withholding was his mommy? Keeping it all together for a lifetime is not possible for everyone. Yes, Britney suffers mental illness. The bag lady under the bridge once had a another life too. Now, it's different.

by Anonymousreply 79May 23, 2023 3:15 AM

This is not just bipolar disorder. She may be bipolar but there has to be something else there as well. Someone said brain damage; that or schitzo-affective.

by Anonymousreply 80May 23, 2023 8:51 AM

They have her on antipsychotics.

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by Anonymousreply 81May 23, 2023 9:04 AM

Here she is talking with an Australian accent screaming about being a rollercoaster.

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by Anonymousreply 82May 23, 2023 9:06 AM

Yeah, she’s got something going on beyond bipolar. That video and others are just too wacky to be funny.

by Anonymousreply 83May 23, 2023 6:58 PM

Between the song title and the dress I’m speechless.

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by Anonymousreply 84May 24, 2023 11:19 PM

I think she likes Sam boyfriend. He's pretty.

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by Anonymousreply 85May 24, 2023 11:39 PM

Red hat dude is hot

by Anonymousreply 86May 24, 2023 11:53 PM

She's sad to me. Britney was hyped up all her life and lacked the skills, brains and talent to cope and survive as a "nobody." She was cute and charming and marketable for corporations. She was the perfect package to sell Europop, lite R&B and EDM to a white American audience. But she was never educated, smart or musically gifted or an excellent dancer. She had heavy investment and a big corporate push to make her happen. It's funny with all the "industry plant" accusations of Billie, Cardi and Ice Spice, nobody looks at Britney with her Disney and NSYNC/Backstreet Boys ties (who were already popular in Europe and The US had her open for them) as a prototype for that. Britney added a heavy sexuality to bubblegum teen pop too which further convinced the industry all you needed was softcore porn to make a big star. Teen pop stars back in the day were mostly innocent and suggestive at best while Britney was heavily sexualized. Britney only knows being sexy and shaking her butt and twirling around. She's just a product of her environment.

She's bitter and angry because she knows she's mediocre in every way and that's why she compares herself to or drags down every other female pop star or celebrity. Love them or hate them, Christina and Beyonce have more talent and it pisses her off they still have massive fanbases while she's stuck on Instagram embarrassing herself. Also mental illness or not, Britney is too lazy to actually improve herself. She could get singing and dancing lessons, learn an instrument or write songs. Turn her anger into something impressive and try to revive her legacy. But she won't and it's hard to feel sorry for her. While she's mentally ill, she's not braindead. She lies about everything in her life. She can drive, drink coffee, tour the world and vacation. While I agree her conservatorship was exploitation, she wasn't restrained or heavily controlled to the extent she exaggerated. She is a pathological liar. Justin Bieber and Aaron Carter are basically her male counterparts but don't get nearly the same amount of forgiveness and excuses as she did.

by Anonymousreply 87May 28, 2023 5:35 PM

What exactly is an industry plant? I’ve heard that many times about various artists but I don’t understand why people think that of some artists or even what that means.

by Anonymousreply 88May 28, 2023 5:52 PM

She's an absolute tragedy.

She was completely destroyed by the music business, her family, everyone around her.

She was clearly being exploited and even abused.

She plead for her freedom. A huge community supported her because people deserve to be in charge of their own fates.

And now we see why she really did need someone guiding her.

I believe she most likely would not have ended up like this if her family had not rented out her life as a cash cow. I think her life experience did this to her.

Those people can't be given control over her life.

But someone should be caring for her.

But no one could be trusted to care for her. She is too famous, worth too much, and people will always exploit her.

She has no chance.

by Anonymousreply 89May 28, 2023 5:55 PM

R88 I think it's a dumb term actually. Because most of the industry are "plants." Most of those "rags to riches" stories are phony and many so-called "indie acts" are already on a major label and supported by powerful people. The industry just likes to "test the waters" by putting an unknown out there and giving them this life story that seems relatable and aspirational and see if they will "stick." They'll give them a high-budget song or video yet claim they made they made it in their basement or something. Bieber and Billie had established their contracts before getting super popular yet had to sell an image of "hustling" and "going viral" to especially gain a young naive audience since kids want role models.

by Anonymousreply 90May 28, 2023 5:56 PM

R89 I agree. Her parents failed her and she has the right to be mad with them. But she is bringing a lot of her anger on others who weren't involved with her issues. Social media is also a terrible place to overshare your issues that should be done privately with a therapist. Also K Fed is an asshole and a loser for bringing his kids into this mess. Sam is a fame whore himbo who wanted to ride on Britney's coattails and not helping her. He's just as full of himself as her other exes. She's too wealthy and too uneducated and overemotional to not be exploited and a tragedy.

by Anonymousreply 91May 28, 2023 6:04 PM

R91 I can't blame her for being guilty or "overemotional" because she has a *severe* mental illness of some kind. She can't be held responsible for her actions or thoughts.

This is why I am so annoyed when politicians and media pundits talk about "mental illness" in terms of people feeling sad, body image, being unhappy with one's state of being. That's life. I have been extremely depressed and even suicidal throughout much of my life. Even that does not deserve to be grouped with schizophrenia and bipolar psychosis. People with psychotic tendencies do not live in the same reality we do, not a lot of the time, anyway. That's true, profound mental illness, and it's lost in the mix of discussions about what really amounts to sadness and loneliness and poor social conditioning.

by Anonymousreply 92May 28, 2023 6:15 PM

R92 You make good points. Unfortunately I think most so-called Britney fans don't care about her mental illness either. They seem to want her to either go back to her glory days like it's 2000 (despite the fact the pressures of stardom triggered her) or "crazy" like 2008 again (it's gross who that era of shaved head Britney, crying Paris and blackouted Lindsay are memes now).

by Anonymousreply 93May 28, 2023 6:33 PM

The marriage must be a challenge.

by Anonymousreply 94May 28, 2023 10:27 PM

R93 Most people seem to be on some level of the sociopathy spectrum to me.

I felt horrified for Britney and by extension all big celebs when I saw video of her being physically surrounded and stalked by scores of photographers back when Perez Hilton's blog was a thing. She looked horrified being ushered through the crowds and into her car with blinding flashes all around and people yelling things at her to get her to look at them. It looked like hell.

But the public beat the shit out of her.

Then she drove with the baby on her lap, beat up a car with an umbrella, shaved her head, went into a rehab center and people were monstrous about it. Hardly any compassion.

The "Free Britney" movement should have been compassionate but it really was just a new package for people to express rage and hatred. They just directed the rage and hate at her family, the California legal system, etc. Not to say that those parties are beyond criticism at all but the point is that people's focus was on the hatred and freeing Britney was the excuse to be hateful.

She got out and now it's split between laughing at her, mocking her while pretending to feel sympathy for her, blaming her family, and making predictions about when her life will end tragically.

It's all fucking sick and there is very little compassion or empathy in any of it.

People don't say they feel for her. They objectify her. No one seems to try to imagine what she must feel like being trapped in such a hellish existence. Instead, it's been more like "free your crazy daughter so she can sing and dance for us until she dies."

by Anonymousreply 95May 28, 2023 10:38 PM

She had a hard life

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by Anonymousreply 96May 29, 2023 2:46 AM

Her songs are kind of prophetic.

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by Anonymousreply 97May 29, 2023 2:46 AM

Maybe singing songs about how crazy you are and how your loneliness is killing you takes a toll internally.

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by Anonymousreply 98May 29, 2023 2:48 AM

[quote] What exactly is an industry plant? I’ve heard that many times about various artists but I don’t understand why people think that of some artists or even what that means.

It's a performer who is not necessarily more talented than anyone else out there. However, the industry people with money and power put resources (marketing, studio time, glow-up (new teeth, plastic surgery, clothes), etc.) behind the person because they think/know they can make money off of that person.

Ice Spice is rumored to be an industry plant.

There's a Brady Bunch episode involving studio people wanting to turn Greg Brady into "Johnny Bravo" only because he fit the sequined suit they already had.

by Anonymousreply 99May 29, 2023 3:03 AM

Still clASSy.

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by Anonymousreply 100May 29, 2023 11:40 AM

Off-topic: this may be a stupid question, but say your record company wants to throw big money behind you like that. As an artist you don’t want to risk being perceived as a plant because your reputation amongst your peers matters to you. Could you turn it down and still be signed? Do you even have a choice with stuff like that? Would you be an idiot to even care about what your peers think?

I am just really fascinated by the music industry, but I don’t really know much about it.

by Anonymousreply 101May 29, 2023 8:41 PM

It's not right that she was put to work while under the conservatorship. Touring is a gruelling business. If she was so unwell as to under the power of her father, then touring should have been taken off the table.

She should also have a lot more than $60M to her name.

Therapy and a good shrink would make a hell of a difference to her current life. The videos and naked pics are beyond sad.

by Anonymousreply 102May 29, 2023 11:13 PM

I moderately disagree. She was slowly put back together through the work. And it's not like she didn't get self-esteem from that, in addition to money. At the start she couldn't do much dancing and had two people flanking her for every little move. But she slowly built up functioning. I watched the whole process of getting her into that Vegas residency. She rehearsed and then did that show, regularly. A full time job. She got more and more functional. She also managed a season on X factor without a complete freakout. The vegas residency grossed 137 million. I think she was able to find the stability that led her to fight to exit the conservatorship. That's my take and I'm sticking to it. I think she needs structure and it's obvious now, post conservatorship, she has no structure, and she is spiralling.

by Anonymousreply 103May 30, 2023 3:14 AM

R103 I think the conservatorship was needed at first because she was completely out of control and was going to end up dead or in prison. Many in her circle admitted it saved her life. Her career and her finances were basically at rock bottom (her managers were robbing her blind, Blackout was a flop and that 2007 VMA performance got her so much flack) until that conservatorship. Now I definitely think once she got back to business with that Vegas residency and tour and getting radio hits and that perfume endorsement, her fortune skyrocketed and corrupt handlers started exploiting her and funneling money from her with aging father being too stupid to see it. I can see her likely growing more and more defiant over time due to her mental illness resurfacing (bipolar or schizoaffective is difficult to treat) and eventually getting tired of being under restrictions thus acting out again. Once Sam got into the picture, he enabled her to go force with ending the conservatorship. Its rumored Sam was the leader of #FreeBritney by posting online and acting as a whistleblower. This is one situation where I can see both sides, her family and management were overstepping boundaries (even with a mental illness, Britney has rights) and Britney's mental state becoming too erratic to control. She needed a new party to overlook her conservatorship (not her family but people should could trust) rather than it terminated altogether. She is in a very vulnerable position now with no allies and she alienated what she had previously.

by Anonymousreply 104May 30, 2023 3:43 AM

I think she takes speed

by Anonymousreply 105May 30, 2023 4:40 AM

R105 Mania is natural speed. Drugs like Seroquel and lithium slow down people who are naturally in fast forward.

by Anonymousreply 106May 30, 2023 10:12 AM

Or maybe just unmedicated bipolar, r105, with some sort of personality disorder thrown in. I know someone who refuses to take meds for his bipolar as it will interfere with his drinking. He must have NPD as well because he is exceptionally attention seeking and extremely annoying. At least some people like Britney and care about her. Nobody likes the guy I know, not even his own family, including his kids.

by Anonymousreply 107May 30, 2023 11:39 AM

Most people with personality disorders were traumatized by others—narcissist parents, abusers, pedophiles, etc.—and they develop these personality to cope and survive.

Britney's family exploited her all her life, and her reality (regardless of what others think—she pleaded to a judge publicly about this) is that her parents and her sister have effectively enslaved her as a cash cow.

Her producers, the music and stage performance industries, have milked her, too.

How could she not be fucked up?

by Anonymousreply 108May 30, 2023 12:00 PM
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