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Britney Spears Wrote Justin Timberlake's Name All Over Her "Crossroads" Journal

RIP me.

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Ann Carli, the film's producer, recalled how she met a writer named Shonda Rhimes, who came to write the film's script.


MAYBE YOU'VE HEARD OF HER?? Carli read a spec script of Rhimes' that was a "retelling of Antigone set in an African American town in the 1930s."

Carli also recalled how sweet and down-to-earth Britney Spears was, and that despite her elaborate contract, she only ever requested two things: tuna Lunchables and edamame.


Her Majesty Britney Spears didn't even want coffee waiting for her when she got to set in the mornings, she told Carli, "I don't mind. I actually like going in and getting to decide."


And Tamra Davis, the film's director, remembered how capable and polite Spears was on set and off.

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"She was this very sweet Southern girl with incredible manners, but she was running the whole thing. I loved watching her [be] in the center of this circle, and there wasn't a guy in there telling her what to do. She was in command of the whole thing."

"It was just the most beautiful relationship," Davis said, "Seeing the two of them together and how love-y they were. They were just so close, and she was such a supporter of his."


Is your heart breaking? Are the tears running down your face? Cool, cause it gets worse: To help her get in character, Davis had Britney "absentmindedly doodle in a notebook in character, to show the character's creative aspirations."

And you know what Britney wrote? JUSTIN'S NAME. "I have the book. All she was writing was 'Britney and Justin,' all these little curlicues. It was like looking at a teenage girl's musings — hearts and butterflies and Justin's name."

Read the full article here, preferably somewhere you can weep openly.