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Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean Had A Concerning Interaction With Britney Spears The Last Time He Saw Her

"I could just see that this wasn't her."

AJ McLean is 100% Team Britney.

AJ poses on a red carpet with a soft smile
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The Backstreet Boys member says he believes what's happening to his longtime friend Britney Spears in her conservatorship is "insane," and that something needs to change.

Britney poses with her hand on her hips and smiles
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"For it to go on for this long is absolutely asinine. I think it's insane. It is completely brutal," AJ said while speaking on SiriusXM's Andy Cohen Live.

AJ speaks in a screenshot from the interview
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In fact, AJ says his most recent interaction with Britney at their local shopping center was pretty concerning.

"The last time I saw her, it broke my heart. Last time I saw her, she was with a gentleman. I'm assuming it was security or maybe a driver...she can't do anything," AJ shared.

AJ looks serious while on a red carpet
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He continued, "Went in, she was there, she looked right at me, and I was like, 'Hey, it's AJ.' And she just kind of had this glass face. Like, she just didn't know who was there."

Britney wears a red one shoulder dress while posing at an event
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"It took her a minute. And then she realized it was me, and we hugged and we talked for a brief moment, but I could just see that this wasn't her. Like, I'm not looking at the person I knew from years and years ago," AJ admitted.

AJ looks slightly sad while at an event
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He went on to share that he believes Britney's difference in personality is due to the medication that her team has been keeping her on.

And despite Britney's difficult situation, AJ has faith that "she's going to break free of all of this."

Britney smiles while posing in a beige crystal dress
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"My thoughts and my prayers are with her," AJ concluded.

Hear all that AJ had to say below.

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