Britney Spears Reveals Awkward Backstage Run-in with Justin Timberlake Before VMAs in New Memoir

An unearthed clip of Britney Spears’ dress rehearsal for her now-iconic 2007 VMAs performance shows the singer pulling off a flawless routine, in stark contrast to the shambolic performance she put in on the night.

In her explosive memoir, The Woman In Me, Spears revealed she’d had an extremely awkward backstage run-in with ex Justin Timberlake before her performance. She wrote that Timberlake was at the top of his game at the time, while she was having a panic attack and knew her performance was going to be bad.

Before the run-in, Spears looked polished and in great spirits in her dress rehearsals for the performance. She even donned a large hat and jeans for one run-through, before wearing her famous sparkly lingerie with her hair in a ponytail.

Spears looked notably more energetic and happy in the dress rehearsal, leading fans to speculate that something must have happened between the rehearsal and the actual performance to cause such a dramatic difference.

After taking to the stage in nothing more than her underwear and sporting extremely visible hair extensions, Spears’ big comeback came to a grinding halt. The performance shocked fans and was universally panned by the public and critics.

Spears wrote of the moment that she couldn’t believe she had to go out onstage feeling the way she felt. She said she went out there and did the best she could, but it was far from her best.

Months after her VMA performance, Spears was hospitalized and placed on a 5150 involuntary psychiatric hold. She would regain visitation rights to her sons and begin a return to the spotlight with a documentary and TV appearances.

However, Federline was reportedly given 70 percent custody in 2019 and Kevin now notably has full custody over their two boys.

Britney Spears’ 2007 VMAs Performance: What Really Happened?

A newly unearthed video of Britney Spears’ dress rehearsal for her now-iconic 2007 VMAs performance shows the singer pulling off a flawless routine, in stark contrast to the shambolic performance she put in on the night.

Britney Spears Reveals Awkward Backstage Run-in with Justin Timberlake Before VMAs

In her explosive memoir, The Woman In Me, Spears revealed she’d had an extremely awkward backstage run-in with ex Justin Timberlake before her performance. She wrote that Timberlake was at the top of his game at the time, while she was having a panic attack and knew her performance was going to be bad.

Fans Baffled by Britney Spears’ Flawless Dress Rehearsal Video in Contrast to Shambolic VMAs Performance

Fans are baffled by the newly unearthed video of Britney Spears’ flawless dress rehearsal for the 2007 VMAs, given the shambolic performance she put in on the night. Spears looks notably more energetic and happy in the dress rehearsal, leading to speculation that something must have happened between the rehearsal and the actual performance to cause such a dramatic difference.

Britney Spears’ Mental Health Came Under Heavy Scrutiny After 2007 VMAs Performance

Britney Spears’ mental health came under heavy scrutiny following her performance of Gimme More at the 2007 VMAs. Many people speculated that she was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, while others blamed her personal struggles at the time, including her divorce from Kevin Federline and the loss of custody of her sons.

Conclusion

The newly unearthed video of Britney Spears’ dress rehearsal for the 2007 VMAs is a fascinating reminder of her talent and resilience. It is also a reminder of the challenges she faced at the time, and the many factors that may have contributed to her performance on the night.

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