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Britney’s ‘Selfish’ charting higher than Timberlake’s song

In the music world, old grudges die hard, especially when it comes to devoted fans of a certain artist.

On Friday, Britney Spears’ 2011 song “Selfish” – from her seventh album “Femme Fatale” from that year – reached No. dropped his “Selfish” track the other day.

As of Saturday, Spears’ song remains steady at No. 2 spot on the chart, two slots ahead of Timberlake at No. 4.

Why is this important? Both a 2021 documentary titled “Framing Britney Spears” and a memoir of the singer published last year, titled “The Woman In Me,” reframed and retracted the high-profile covers. Spears’ decades-long romance with Timberlake, with whom she starred in The Mickey Mouse Club as children and later dated from 1999 to 2002.

In the memoir, Spears talked about how the breakup of her relationship with Timberlake became public because of his infidelity, but what the public did not know was that Timberlake was also unfaithful, Spears wrote in the memoir, and that. he knows his mistakes.

She also talked about how she had an abortion during her relationship with Timberlake, something she wrote she “would never have done” on her own. “To this day, it is one of the most painful things I have ever experienced in my life,” he added in his book.

Those revelations come two years after the “New York Times Presents” Hulu documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” which also shifted focus to her split from Timberlake and how, at the time, the former *NSYNC members are portrayed more positively in the media narrative. about their breakup while Spears was teased.

The documentary prompted Spears’ devoted fanbase — who became galvanized during the #FreeBritney movement to end her 13-year conservatorship — to demand an apology from Timberlake, which he did a few days after the premiere of documentary, wrote on social media at the time, “I see the messages, tags, comments and concerns and I want to respond.

“I’m very sorry for the times in my life where my actions contributed to the problem, where I spoke out of turn, or didn’t say the right thing,” he continued, later adding, “I specifically want to apologize to Britney Spears. “

Clearly, Spears devotees are still rallying to show support for the “Piece of Me” singer.


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