Britney Spears

Britney Spears

A Mother's Day Tribute to Britney Spears

The Princess of Pop was smeared as a mom during her 2007 "meltdown"—but in the decade since, she's earned a reputation as a loving and supportive parent.
Sara David
5.11.18
Britney Spears

Celebrating the Princess of Pop at the Unofficial Britney Spears Museum

In honor of Britney Spears's birthday, we visit her hometown of Kentwood, Louisiana, where the singer's life is on display in a cultural museum that includes a replica of her childhood bedroom.
Amy Lombard
12.1.17
This Week in 2007

Looking Back at the Outrageous Reactions to Jamie Lynn Spears's Pregnancy

A budding sitcom star, the younger Spears sister's career was completely derailed after tabloids took her to task.
Mitchell Sunderland
10.1.17
This Week in 2007

'Leave Britney Alone': Chris Crocker Reflects on His Weird Cultural Legacy

Ten years after "Leave Britney Alone" became one of the Internet's first viral videos, Chris Crocker opens up about his rollercoaster experience of being the original YouTuber.
Mitchell Sunderland
9.6.17
This Week in 2007

Criss Angel Intended to Transform Britney Spears into Birds at 2007 VMAs

When the princess of pop was spotted at dinner with the magician, tabloids speculated that the pair were dating. In fact, they were cooking up an elaborate comeback magic show.
Mitchell Sunderland
8.29.17
Culture

An Ode to the Misunderstood Beauty of the Tramp Stamp

From 20th century fertility rituals to Britney Spears's "Stronger" video, lower back tattoos have been a symbol of women's self-determination. It's time to embrace the unfairly maligned tramp stamp.
Sophie Saint Thomas
8.25.17
This Week in 2007

Rihanna's Forgotten Bob Marley Cover Deserves a Rewatch

Before the mononymous icon was a multi-genre success, her cover of "Is This Love?" provided a poignant glimpse of her transformative talent.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.25.17
This Week in 2007

'BlackBerry Is My Life': Remembering How Celebs Reacted to the First iPhone

This month marks the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone's debut—but back then, stars like Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton didn't want to give up their BlackBerrys.
Mitchell Sunderland
6.27.17
This Week in 2007

Britney Spears Was a Great Blogger

Before she ruled Instagram, Britney Spears maintained a personal blog that showed an intelligence and sense of humor rarely attributed to her.
Mitchell Sunderland
6.6.17
Art

Finally, an Entire Museum Dedicated to the Unfortunate Video of Kim Cattrall Scatting

Meet the comedy duo running a New York gallery dedicated to pop culture guilty pleasures.
Kelsey Lawrence
6.2.17
Features

Why Celebrities Stopped Following Kabbalah

Everyone from Madonna to President Donald Trump's ex-wife Marla Maples dabbled in the mystical religion, but over the last few years, the trend has fallen out of style.
Emalie Marthe
5.21.17
Britney Spears

Remembering Britney Spears's Short-Lived Punk Tour

For one month ten years ago, the pop singer criss-crossed across the country in a brunette wig and pink fur coat for minimalist performances. It didn't launch a comeback, but it prompted something much more interesting.
Mitchell Sunderland
5.3.17