Britney Spears, the pop queen of the 1990s, has opened up about her troubled romantic relationships. Recently, the pop diva appeared on Australia’s Rove & Sam radio show and expressed her optimism about finding a perfect soulmate despite having a history of failed romances.
Britney Spears’ first love affair was with Justin Timberlake, and a relationship quickly blossomed between the pair when they met on the set of an American variety television show. Their relationship quickly came under media scrutiny, and it soon became a high-profile relationship. Eventually, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake broke up in 2002 amidst the rumors that Britney had cheated on Justin with choreographer Wade Robson.
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Since the breakup, Britney Spears has had brief flings with celebrities like Fred Durst and Colin Farrell, as well as two failed marriages with dancer Kevin Federline and Jason Alexander. Britney ended her four-year marriage to Kevin Federline after she realized that the marriage was little more than a compromise, and there was no happiness in the relationship. Subsequently, her marriage with her childhood friend Jason Alexander did not last either, and the couple divorced just three days after their wedding.
Later, Britney became bitter after having failed romances with her agent Jason Trawick, David Lucado, and, more recently, Charlie Ebersol, the son of Dick Ebersol and Susan Saint James.
Even though each of her breakups has added to her disappointment, Britney Spears has gathered strength to move on by leaning on her mother and her girlfriends for support, attributing her strong will-power to her southern upbringing that enables her to connect with her family in times of distress. According to Us Magazine, Britney Spears confessed to being a hopeless romantic who lives and writes for love.
“Unfortunately, I am [a hopeless romantic]. I’ve been through horrible relationships, but unfortunately I still believe in love.”
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) August 7, 2016
Britney Spears’s passionate romances and tragic breakups have motivated her to write beautiful songs that tend to stir up emotions and feelings in her listeners. According to Billboard, Dave LeCours II, a Britney Spears superfan, posted an open letter that thanked the pop diva for being his inspiration in troubled times.
The superfan recalled the days when he was hesitant to come out about his sexuality to his friends and family members. In fact, his nervousness had plunged him into depression, and it appeared as if he had lost his fight. At that time, it was Britney Spears’s song “Stronger” that filled him with the much-needed courage to disclose his sexual orientation to his family.
Britney Spears not only inspires her fans through her songs, but she also inspires people with her actions. According to the Times of Israel, Britney Spears has joined a brigade of celebrities who have teamed up with London’s Anthony Nolan Trust to save the life of Sharon Berger, a 65-year-old leukemia patient who is desperately in need of a stem cell donor to save her life.
Britney and other celebrities are spreading the word about the woman’s predicament, striving to find a matching donor whose stem cells can save Sharon’s life.
— Jewish News (@JewishNewsUK) August 9, 2016
Britney might be an inspiration for her numerous fans, but she is also a tough competitor for the current generation of pop singers who would love to dethrone her. Recently, it appeared that Britney Spears intentionally threw shade at Taylor Swift when she called into Australia’s Kyle and Jackie O Show. The radio hosts posed a question to Britney Spears that required her to choose between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry as a co-passenger to sit next to her on a 24-hour plane journey. According to Billboard, Britney Spears was quick to throw shade at Taylor Swift by refusing to acknowledge that she had met her before.
Fans later pointed out on social media that the two celebrities had crossed paths before on two separate occasions. Was Britney Spears channeling Mariah Carey with her famous “I don’t know her” statement?
— MTV News (@MTVNews) August 6, 2016
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