In this week's newsletter: The influencer's highly anticipated first book was sadly disappointing, and a case for Chris Crocker selling the iconic "Leave Britney Alone" video as an NFT.
Listen: Celebrity Gossip Blogs Tormented Britney Spears and Paris Hilton—And The Apologies Aren’t Quite Enough
“It was appropriate and reasonable to say awful things about these women. That was their penance. They were so rich and so famous—it was our duty to make sure they knew we could knock them down a little bit.”
“Would they make Eloise queer? I think it wouldn’t be completely out of the realm of possibility.”
“It's weird to say that I was basically your momma when you were younger."
Rihanna deserves an apology.
You might be surprised at how hard it is to spot Xtina...
"Britney wrote to me a very long and important and poignant letter."
“She feels in a sense that her livelihood is bound up in a sense of authenticity and candor and really being on the level with her fans.”
Britney Spears Shared Her Reaction To The "Framing Britney Spears" Documentary And It's Heartbreaking
"I was embarrassed by the light they put me in."
Don't just stand there, let's get to it!
“We knew we didn’t need to drag her down into the details of the abuse. She’s already talked about it. We had the tapes. We didn’t need 80-year-old Tina to be telling us stuff that would be re-traumatizing her.”
“Wait, I need to stop you there. The song that starts with Martin Luther King Jr.’s voice--is a love letter to his wife?!”
Spears’ lawyer requested Jodi Montgomery permanently take over the role of conservator.
"My mom sent this to me and reminded me that I can sing!"
“To be 1000% clear here, your partner absolutely does not have a right to ask you to stop doing sex work. Nor does he have the right to denigrate you or denigrate the labor you do.”
There are some controversial picks in here, y'all!
I will never get sick of women supporting women.
Mariah didn't deserve 1% of this.
Megan Fox, Kathy Griffin, Janet Jackson, the Chicks, and more.
Paris Hilton Called Out Sarah Silverman For Jokes She Made About Her In 2007, And Sarah Had A Thoughtful Response
"I remember seeing that look on her face, and my heart sank."
Plus, Dolly Parton officially got the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine she helped fund and we celebrated the 24th anniversary of "Daria."
"I'm working on allowing myself to not be so strong all the time and to know it's OK to cry!!!!"
David Letterman Constantly Put Famous Women In Uncomfortable Situations, And Here Are 15 Examples To Prove It
The Top 10 List about Monica Lewinsky was horrific.
“There are plenty of reasons to have a party. The internet is so creative. There is so much we can do that doesn’t focus on whether your child has a penis or not.”
Just plain old disrespectful.
People Are Bringing Up John Mayer's Treatment Of Famous Women Following His "Framing Britney Spears" Comments
"I almost cried five times."
“I don’t know what it’s like to know that sometimes your mental illness is going to get you in trouble, and knowing that you need to have the right people around you. And then not having those people around you.”
"I'm in a little bit of hot water. Which I'm told is a thing no one in Texas has."
And they handled it perfectly.
Here Are 20 Random Screenshots From Britney Spears' Music Videos — Can You Tell Which One They're From?
You wanna pass this quiz? You better work, bitch!
Featuring some of your faves.
"LOL, Justin Timberlake, take yourTrolls song money and cry me a river."
"I care for and respect these women and I know I failed."
"I care for and respect these women and I know I failed."
Jamie Lynn Spears Called Britney The "GOAT" In An Instagram Comment And Said It's Why She Never Seriously Pursued Music
"No competing with the GOAT."
It's Britney, bitch!
“This isn’t about money. This isn’t about fame. This isn’t about new music. This is about a person. I think that sometimes it’s easy to forget about that.”
Did you know Lenny Kravitz wrote "Justify My Love" for Madonna?
Looking back it all makes sense.
Framing Britney Spears forces us to look more closely at Justin Timberlake’s treatment of Spears and Janet Jackson.
Justice for Britney.
The "Framing Britney Spears" Director Opened Up About Being "Unsure" Britney Ever Received Her Requests To Participate In Filming
"The thing about that is you can't ask Britney if she needs help because there's such a tight cone of silence around her that is enabled by the conservatorship."
"Comedy should have a certain amount of joy in it."
Here's What Chris Crocker, The "Leave Britney Alone" Person, Has To Say After "Framing Britney Spears"
"I hope Britney gets the freedom she deserves."
"I wish I could delete it but I can’t."
"We all have so many different bright beautiful lives."
Plus, Tom Hiddleston turned 40, "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" celebrated an anniversary, and "Framing Britney Spears" reminded people of how she was treated by the media.
Listen: These Are The Black Country Artists We Should Be Supporting In Light Of Morgan Wallen’s Racist Comments
“It’s a particular recurring embarrassment of country music—That they seem to only make room for one Black artist at a time.”
23 Things That Were Left Out Of The "Free Britney" Documentary That I Really, Really Wish Were Included
There is so much more to the story.
Princess Diana deserved so much better.
"I have zero respect for someone trying to control our relationship."
Anna Nicole Smith deserved better.
Justin Timberlake’s Instagram Is Being Flooded With Demands For Him To "Apologize" To Britney Spears After A New Documentary Caused Huge Backlash
"Even if you didn't know any better when you were young, or never meant to harm Britney, you still owe her an apology. You should speak out. It's the right thing to do."
Britney Spears' Boyfriend Said He Wants "Nothing But The Best" For Her After An Explosive Documentary About Her Life Aired
"I have always wanted nothing but the best for my better half."
Plus, sports fans are debating the GOAT athlete of all time and people are stoked to discover "iCarly" is on Netflix.
Still waiting on that apology, Diane.
Miley supports Britney.
People Are Reexamining The Whole Janet Jackson/Justin Timberlake Super Bowl Moment After The New Britney Doc
"The Britney doc coming out Super Bowl weekend..."
"I now understand the infamous 2007 Britney moment."
Britney fans were not having it.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Remember when J.Lo and A-Rod flipped the switch?
Bonus points if it's in black and white.
Dolly Parton at Studio 54 is iconic.
"She immediately made me feel comfortable."
Listen: Mindy Kaling Says Her Vogue India Cover Is A Childhood Dream Come True, But She Almost Didn't Do It
“Ultimately I was like, I can’t give up this opportunity. It means too much.”
We counted down her best fashion moments.
19 Pop Culture Moments That Happened In November 2010 That Feel Like Both Yesterday And 20 Years Ago
A royal engagement, Rihanna and Drake, and Tangled were just a few of the things we were talking about a decade ago this month.
Early-'00s John Legend was everything.
♫ Tonight, I'll be your naughty girl ♫
There's been an update in Britney's attempt to remove her father as co-conservator of her estate.
Teen Wolf, Gone Girl, and a Beyoncé music video were filmed at the same abandoned mall?!?
It was a decade ago that we were all dancing to "Like a G6"!
Miley Cyrus Has Once Again Reminded Straight People That She Can, In Fact, Sing With Her Cover Of "Gimme More" By Britney Spears
IDK why or how this works, but it does so well.
Fair warning that these will be stuck in your head for the rest of the day.
It's Finally Time To Find Out Which Underrated Britney Spears Song You Are Based On Your Life Choices
Which of these songs are still on your "Radar" *wink wink*?
These bangers deserved more!
:: runs to Spotify ::
38 Pop Culture Moments That Happened In September 2010 That Feel Like Both Yesterday And 20 Years Ago
So much happened in that month that it wouldn't be out of place in 2020!
Take our ultimate Britney quiz with Tinashe!
Ciara said, "Not my goodies!!!!"
♫ Never meant to make your daughter cry, I apologize a trillion times ♫
Britney Spears Is Fighting Against Her Dad Having Control Over Her Life And Career. The ACLU Wants To Help.
The singer has asked a court to appoint Jodi Montgomery as her permanent conservator of person, instead of returning that power to Jamie Spears, who has had control over his daughter's life and career since 2008.
“That was more shocking than the fact that someone could kill with impunity for thirty years — the fact that our society and California and the United States would let him.”
He said the movement "is a joke."
Jamie Lynn Spears Defended Britney After An Instagram Commenter Demanded She Speak About Her Sister's Health
"I have NO right to speak about HER health and personal matters."
The Paris Hilton version of "Don't Cha," anyone?
Hit me baby one more time...with your Britney Spears music video knowledge!
"This is me being happy...this is me being authentic and as real as it gets!"
These Are 18 Of The Biggest Solo Artists Of The Last 20 Years — Which Album Do You Most Associate Them With?
When you see Drake, do you think of Take Care or Views first?
Let's do some outdoor yoga.
23 Things That Every Millennial/Gen Z Cusper Experienced In Their Childhood That You'll Feel In Your Bones
RIP Blockbuster. We still miss you.
Britney Spears Shared A Playlist Of Her Favorite Songs From The 2000s, And Honesty There Are No Skips In It
Now That's What Britney Calls Music!
"I had bad teeth and felt like an ugly duckling."