Remember That Time Britney Spears Was On CNN?

It was a great moment in journalism.

1. In 2003, CNN did an interview with Britney Spears.

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2. And it was one of the most glorious things CNN has ever done.

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3. I mean, there might have been lots of other news to cover at the time…

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4. But this is Britney Spears. You can take five minutes out of your day for Britney Spears.

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5. Anderson Cooper introduced the segment.

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6. And Tucker Carlson did the actual interview.

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7. He asked Britney a lot of hard-hitting questions.

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8. Like if she was followed by the paparazzi a lot.

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9. And if she’d ever kiss a girl again.

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10. And what her fans thought about the recent change in her image.

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11. Then things got political and he asked if she was against the war in Iraq and if she trusted the president.

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12. They showed her Pepsi commercial with Bob Dole where he said “down, boy” to “his dog.”

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13. And Tucker asked Britney if she even drank Pepsi.

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14. And what TV shows she watched.

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15. And if she watched CNN.

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16. Anderson didn’t buy it.

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17. He didn’t like her gum-chewing either.

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18. But whatever. Britney was gracious to bless CNN with her presence and the interview was a great moment in journalism.

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19. Thank you, Britney.

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20. Watch the full interview here.

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