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* AppropriatedAppellation: Haters of super Britney fans, and not so ardent fans of Britney, call them "Britards", the supposed "Britards" are proud of their stupid love for their girl.
* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: A lot of her haters and, upsettingly, many fans spend a LOT of time trying to convince themselves Britney could only ever be happy JUST being a stay at home mom and wife. It takes a lot of time and effort to think up these unconvincing theories which have NOTHING to do with her actual choices, people who actually worked with her and you know, common sense...

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* AppropriatedAppellation: Haters of super Britney fans, and not so ardent fans of Britney, call them "Britards", the supposed "Britards" are proud of their stupid love for their girl.
* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: A lot of her haters and, upsettingly, many fans spend a LOT of time trying to convince themselves Britney could only ever be happy JUST being a stay at home mom and wife. It takes a lot of time and effort to think up these unconvincing theories which have NOTHING to do with her actual choices, people who actually worked with her and you know, common sense...
BreakthroughHit: "Baby One More Time".



** From late 2006 to early 2008, until she started focusing on her job again seriously and full time. Since then she's been happy doing what she loves without the drama and chaos of her former life.
** Narrowly averted with the cancelling of both projects "Shock Your Mind" (Which later turned into her SelfTitledAlbum in 2001) and "The Original Doll" (which was ultimately canned and instead she began work again on what would become Blackout).

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** From late 2006 to early 2008, until she started focusing on her job again seriously and full time. Since then she's been happy doing what she loves without the drama and chaos of her former life.
** Narrowly averted with the cancelling of both projects "Shock Your Mind" (Which later turned into her SelfTitledAlbum in 2001) and
"The Original Doll" (which would have been an example of this trope if it had been released. She was clearly had some very significant problems and they were spoken of in the "Mona Lisa2 (Demo) and her sample of the song "Rebellion". The release of this could have averted the breakdown she had. She often mentioned a lack of trust in her family and those close to her outside of her fledgling family.
** She personally went through a personal break down and had deep emotional/trust issues in late 2006 to early 2008. She mostly averts this with her releases and tries to keep a separation between her music and her personal feelings/lives/creations.
** Her cancelled album ''Shock Your Mind'' was supposed to be this too. Till her recording company stepped in for the first time to "adjust" the idea behind the album to her SelfTitledAlbum ''Britney''.
** Let's not forget about "Lucky". Released in 2000, the song tells the story of a girl who is a worldwide superstar, but feels lonely and as if no one understands her. The song also never offers a resolution to the issue, ending with the lyrics "Why do these tears come at night?". Could it be that Britney was trying to tell us something? Or could it be that she was just worried about what might happen (and what
ultimately canned and instead DID happen) if she began work again on what would become Blackout). let all the negativity get to her? Either way, given her very public breakdown in 2007, the song is a bit too prophetic for comfort.



* MissingEpisode: The Original Doll album was cancelled and fans are ravenous about the full version of Rebellion not being leaked.

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* MissingEpisode: The Original Doll ''Original Doll'' album was cancelled and fans are ravenous about the full version of Rebellion ''Rebellion'' not being leaked.



** Doing "Telephone" with Lady Gaga and releasing it either as a duet or on her own.

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** Doing "Telephone" with Lady Gaga Music/LadyGaga and releasing it either as a duet or on her own.



** According to a biography of Simon Cowell, he wanted "...Baby One More Time" so badly for his boy band 5ive, that after hearing a demo of it from Max Martin, he [[http://www.ew.com/article/2012/05/01/simon-cowell-sweet-revenge-biography attempted to bribe]] Martin with a very expensive Mercedes-Benz if Martin would give him the song. Martin refused and offered up "Bye Bye Bye" instead. Unfortunately for 5ive, they hated the demo and that song became Music/{{NSYNC}}'s SignatureSong.

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** According to a biography of Simon Cowell, he wanted "...Baby One More Time" so badly for his boy band 5ive, Music/{{Five}}, that after hearing a demo of it from Max Martin, he [[http://www.ew.com/article/2012/05/01/simon-cowell-sweet-revenge-biography attempted to bribe]] Martin with a very expensive Mercedes-Benz if Martin would give him the song. Martin refused and offered up "Bye Bye Bye" instead. Unfortunately for 5ive, they hated the demo and that song became Music/{{NSYNC}}'s SignatureSong.

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** Made somewhat darker, however, by the fact that since she is still under a legal conservatorship, she has no control over any of that money.


* ActingforTwo: The Music video for Lucky features Britney as herself and an actress.

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* ActingforTwo: ActingForTwo: The Music music video for Lucky features Britney as herself and an actress.



* CreatorBreakdown: From late 2006 to early 2008, until she started focusing on her job again seriously and full time. Since then she's been happy doing what she loves without the drama and chaos of her former life.

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From late 2006 to early 2008, until she started focusing on her job again seriously and full time. Since then she's been happy doing what she loves without the drama and chaos of her former life.



* ExecutiveMeddling: Britney was forced to change her video "Everytime" when the media found out that she wanted to do a video where she kills herself by overdosing on pills. Instead of killing herself, she passes out from a head injury and drowns due to a bump on the head, dies in hospital but is shown resurfacing from the water at the end of the video, probably to reassure critics. Frustratingly, when the new version aired, many misinterpreted her red Kabbalah bracelet as a slashed wrist and criticized her for assuming she kept the suicide ending in the whole time.

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* ExecutiveMeddling: ExecutiveMeddling:
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Britney was forced to change her video "Everytime" when the media found out that she wanted to do a video where she kills herself by overdosing on pills. Instead of killing herself, she passes out from a head injury and drowns due to a bump on the head, dies in hospital but is shown resurfacing from the water at the end of the video, probably to reassure critics. Frustratingly, when the new version aired, many misinterpreted her red Kabbalah bracelet as a slashed wrist and criticized her for assuming she kept the suicide ending in the whole time.



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: She has 5 or 6 fanmade albums of rejected materials/demo tracks on the internet on youtube and various other websites. She also has a lot of bonus tracks and b-sides which are somewhat hard to find. Album rejects and demo's leak every couple of months. It's hard to keep up. Blackout Demo's are also around the internet under different titles.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: KeepCirculatingTheTapes:
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She has 5 or 6 fanmade albums of rejected materials/demo tracks on the internet on youtube and various other websites. She also has a lot of bonus tracks and b-sides which are somewhat hard to find. Album rejects and demo's leak every couple of months. It's hard to keep up. Blackout Demo's are also around the internet under different titles.



* {{Promoted Fan|boy}}girl: Was a huge Music/{{Madonna}} fan growing up, went on to work with Madonna on Me Against The Music. After performing with her at the VMA's, kissing her as part of a live performance and featuring on her tour. Madonna has also said some rather positive statements about Britney and how she feels maternal towards her while respecting her talent.
** Performed a duet with Music/MichaelJackson, live.
* PlayingAgainstType: "I Wanna Go" music video she plays an ass grabbing rock diva who sleeps with cops to get out of trouble and kicks paparazzi's butts multiple times. This is the exact opposite of her NiceGirl image and all her other videos where she either dances a lot or places a GoodBadGirl.

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* {{Promoted Fan|boy}}girl: Was Fan|boy}}girl:
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a huge Music/{{Madonna}} fan growing up, went on to work with Madonna on Me Against The Music. After performing with her at the VMA's, kissing her as part of a live performance and featuring on her tour. Madonna has also said some rather positive statements about Britney and how she feels maternal towards her while respecting her talent.
** Performed She performed a duet with Music/MichaelJackson, live.
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"I Wanna Go" music video she plays an ass grabbing rock diva who sleeps with cops to get out of trouble and kicks paparazzi's butts multiple times. This is the exact opposite of her NiceGirl image and all her other videos where she either dances a lot or places a GoodBadGirl.



* WorkingTitle: "Oops!... I Did It Again" was supposed to be called "Sunflower" or "Platinum 2000", "Britney" was supposed to be called "Shock Your Mind" and "In The Zone" was originally called "Getting In The Zone".

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"Oops!... I Did It Again" was supposed to be called "Sunflower" or "Platinum 2000", "Britney" was supposed to be called "Shock Your Mind" and "In The Zone" was originally called "Getting In The Zone".


* Acting for Two: The Music video for Lucky features Britney as herself and an actress.

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* Acting for Two: ActingforTwo: The Music video for Lucky features Britney as herself and an actress.

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* Acting for Two: The Music video for Lucky features Britney as herself and an actress.


** In an interview with Richard Blackwood in 2001, she said she got a script and would've loved to have been a part of the movie. She never revealed what movie it was, but, by context clues (the year, "it's a love story", the other woman who auditioned was solely an actress), most people think she was almost cast as the lead in 'The Notebook'.

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** In an interview with Richard Blackwood in 2001, she said she got a script and would've loved to have been a part of the movie. She never revealed what movie it was, but, by context clues (the year, "it's a love story", the other woman who auditioned was solely an actress), most people think she was almost cast as the lead in 'The Notebook'.''The Notebook''.
** A ''Blackout'' tour was considered but it was scrapped when Spears decided to focus on recording the album's follow-up ''Circus'' and to recover from her breakdown after the backlash of her infamous 2007 MTV [=VMA=]s performance.
** When she was first signed, Britney considered performing in more of a pop/rock style, or in her own words, "Music/SherylCrow music, but younger; more adult contemporary" . The dance pop/ teen pop style of ''..Baby One More Time'' was the label's idea, but she was happy with the material and considered it "more me".



** "...Baby One More Time" was originally titled "Hit Me Baby One More Time", but the executives worried that the first two words would condone domestic violence, hence the shortening and the ellipsis.
** A ''Blackout'' tour was considered but it was scrapped when Spears decided to focus on recording the album's follow-up ''Circus'' and to recover from her breakdown after the backlash of her infamous 2007 MTV [=VMA=]s performance.

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** "...Baby One More Time" was originally titled "Hit Me Baby One More Time", but the executives worried that the first two words would condone domestic violence, hence the shortening and the ellipsis.
** A ''Blackout'' tour was considered but it was scrapped when Spears decided to focus on recording the album's follow-up ''Circus'' and to recover from her breakdown after the backlash of her infamous 2007 MTV [=VMA=]s performance.
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* DyeHard: A natural brunette, she is better known as a blonde, though she has reverted back to her natural hair colour from time to time.


** "...Baby One More Time" was originally titled "Hit Me Baby One More Time", but the executives worried that the first two words would condone domestic violence, hence the shortening and the ellipsis.

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** "...Baby One More Time" was originally titled "Hit Me Baby One More Time", but the executives worried that the first two words would condone domestic violence, hence the shortening and the ellipsis.ellipsis.
** A ''Blackout'' tour was considered but it was scrapped when Spears decided to focus on recording the album's follow-up ''Circus'' and to recover from her breakdown after the backlash of her infamous 2007 MTV [=VMA=]s performance.

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** In an interview with Richard Blackwood in 2001, she said she got a script and would've loved to have been a part of the movie. She never revealed what movie it was, but, by context clues (the year, "it's a love story", the other woman who auditioned was solely an actress), most people think she was almost cast as the lead in 'The Notebook'.


* OldShame: Sort of. She has said outright she thinks all her past music [[PrecisionFStrike fucking rocks]]...but she has said that of all the fashions she's worn, the red LatexSpaceSuit from "Oops!...I Did It Again" is the one thing she'd never wear again, saying it was hot, uncomfortable, and it felt like wearing a balloon. In 2004, she announced at a show that she never liked her 1998 song Sometimes. It's well known that she also never liked her song Outrageous but her label made her record it.

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* OldShame: Sort of. She has said outright she thinks all her past music [[PrecisionFStrike fucking rocks]]...but she has said that of all the fashions she's worn, the red LatexSpaceSuit from "Oops!...I Did It Again" is the one thing she'd never wear again, saying it was hot, uncomfortable, and it felt like wearing a balloon. In 2004, she announced at a show that she never liked her 1998 song Sometimes. "Sometimes." It's well known that she also never liked her song Outrageous "Outrageous," but her label made her record it.



** The original idea for "Britney" was to be an album called "Shock Your Mind" with more grown up and personal lyrics. This was halted by her recording company who felt Max Martin was needed for at least one more album.
** "Everytime" original video
** "Don't Let ME Be The Last To Know" had an original video which was sexier then the released version.

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** The original idea for "Britney" ''Britney'' was to be an album called "Shock ''Shock Your Mind" Mind,'' with more grown up and personal lyrics. This was halted by her recording company who felt Max Martin was needed for at least one more album.
** The "Everytime" original video
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** "Don't Let ME Me Be The Last To Know" had an original video which was sexier then the released version.


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** Speaking of "...Baby One More Time," Max Martin originally wrote the song for Music/{{TLC}}, but they had issues with the lyrics, and they were on hiatus at the time anyway. There were no hard feelings from TLC about missing out on it; after all, their comeback single wound up being a huge hit itself - a little ditty called "No Scrubs."


* WorkingTitle: "Oops!... I Did It Again" was supposed to be called "Sunflower", "Britney" was supposed to be called "Shock Your Mind" and "In The Zone" was originally called "Getting In The Zone".

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* WorkingTitle: "Oops!... I Did It Again" was supposed to be called "Sunflower", "Sunflower" or "Platinum 2000", "Britney" was supposed to be called "Shock Your Mind" and "In The Zone" was originally called "Getting In The Zone".


* AcclaimedFlop: ''Blackout'' was critically acclaimed but shafted by ''Billboard'' at the last minute, who changed their rulings at the eleventh hour before it was due to hit #1. It debuted at #2 and found mediocre success.
** Since Spears' official return to music in 2008, many critics and fans alike have gone back to the album and given it the credit it deserves.

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* AcclaimedFlop: ''Blackout'' was critically acclaimed but shafted by ''Billboard'' at the last minute, who changed their rulings at the eleventh hour before it was due to hit #1. It debuted at #2 and found mediocre success.
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success. Since Spears' official return to music in 2008, many critics and fans alike have gone back to the album and given it the credit it deserves.


* SignatureSong: "...Baby One More Time", "Oops!... I Did It Again", "I Wanna Go", "Gimme More", "Slave 4 U", "Hold It Against Me", "Toxic" to name a few...


* AcclaimedFlop: Blackout was critically acclaimed but shafted by Billboard at the last minute, who changed their rulings at the eleventh hour before it was due to hit #1. It debuted at #2 and found mediocre success.
** Since Spears official return to music in 2008, many critics and fans alike have gone back to the album and given it the credit it deserves.

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* AcclaimedFlop: Blackout ''Blackout'' was critically acclaimed but shafted by Billboard ''Billboard'' at the last minute, who changed their rulings at the eleventh hour before it was due to hit #1. It debuted at #2 and found mediocre success.
** Since Spears Spears' official return to music in 2008, many critics and fans alike have gone back to the album and given it the credit it deserves.



* PlayingAgainstType: I Wanna Go music video she plays an ass grabbing rock diva who sleeps with cops to get out of trouble and kicks paparazzi's butts multiple times. This is the exact opposite of her NiceGirl image and all her other videos where she either dances a lot or places a GoodBadGirl.

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* PlayingAgainstType: I "I Wanna Go Go" music video she plays an ass grabbing rock diva who sleeps with cops to get out of trouble and kicks paparazzi's butts multiple times. This is the exact opposite of her NiceGirl image and all her other videos where she either dances a lot or places a GoodBadGirl.



* SignatureSong: Baby One More Time, Oops I Did It Again, I Wanna Go, Gimme More, Slave 4 U, Hold It Against Me, Toxic to name a few...

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* SignatureSong: "...Baby One More Time, Oops Time", "Oops!... I Did It Again, I Again", "I Wanna Go, Gimme More, Slave Go", "Gimme More", "Slave 4 U, Hold U", "Hold It Against Me, Toxic Me", "Toxic" to name a few...



** Doing "Telephone: with Lady Gaga and releasing it either as a duet or on her own.

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** Doing "Telephone: "Telephone" with Lady Gaga and releasing it either as a duet or on her own.



** "Circus" the album getting a song from "Circus": the album as the last single instead of "Radar". Maybe even "Unusual You" a fan and critic favorite.

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** "Circus" ''Circus'' the album getting a song from "Circus": the album as the last single instead of "Radar". Maybe even "Unusual You" a fan and critic favorite.



* WorkingTitle: "Oops I Did It Again" was supposed to be called "Sunflower", "Britney" was supposed to be called "Shock Your Mind" and "In The Zone" was originally called "Getting In The Zone".
** Crossroads was also going to be called: What Are Friends For and Not A Girl (Based upon the "Feature Song" of the movie)

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* WorkingTitle: "Oops "Oops!... I Did It Again" was supposed to be called "Sunflower", "Britney" was supposed to be called "Shock Your Mind" and "In The Zone" was originally called "Getting In The Zone".
** Crossroads "Crossroads" was also going to be called: What Are Friends For and Not A Girl (Based upon the "Feature Song" of the movie)movie)
** "...Baby One More Time" was originally titled "Hit Me Baby One More Time", but the executives worried that the first two words would condone domestic violence, hence the shortening and the ellipsis.


* InvisibleAdvertising: Since having her children and passing into a certain level of fame. She's stopped promoting so much. It's more about her priorities being touring/performing for her fans, focusing on her family/friends/significant others and knowing her fans are there for her more then anything else. Some of her fans resent her not doing so many interviews, cameo's, promo's and live performances on shows like Saturday Night Live though. She hasn't stopped entirely, but there has been a slow down since her children came into her life. It's a priority thing.

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* InvisibleAdvertising: Since having her children and passing into a certain level of fame. She's stopped promoting so much. It's more about her priorities being touring/performing for her fans, focusing on her family/friends/significant others and knowing her fans are there for her more then than anything else. Some of her fans resent her not doing so many interviews, cameo's, promo's and live performances on shows like Saturday ''Saturday Night Live Live'' though. She hasn't stopped entirely, but there has been a slow down since her children came into her life. It's a priority thing.

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