Britney Spears

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The way Britney’s life was consumed holds a mirror to our own
Britney Spears may have been hounded for years by the media, but it’s only now that we can evaluate what that really says about us, says Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

21, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Britney Spears: another pop princess trapped in a man-made fairytale
One contributor is notably absent from the new film about Britney: herself. But from Rihanna to Beyoncé to Taylor Swift, female stars have always struggled to tell their stories

Grace Medford

19, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Control or be controlled: the lessons of Britney Spears's grotesque story | Gaby Hinsliff
After seeing the pop princess chewed up and spat out for profit, it’s no wonder young women are choosing something different, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

18, Feb, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Framing Britney Spears review – a sobering look at sexism and celebrity
The hit documentary arrives on Sky and Now TV, and explores the feeding frenzy that has surrounded the pop star since she was 10 years old

Lucy Mangan

16, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Britney Spears: will the princess of pop finally find freedom?
I followed the singer’s ups and downs since her first hit as a 16-year-old. Now a new documentary has highlighted how harshly she has been treated

Leah McLaren

13, Feb, 2021 @8:00 PM

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'I am deeply sorry': Justin Timberlake apologises to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson
Singer issues apology for ‘times in my life where my actions contributed to the problem’ and says ‘I care for and respect these women and I know I failed’

Adrian Horton

12, Feb, 2021 @6:11 PM

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Britney Spears: judge denies father's request in hearing on conservatorship
New documentary on legal arrangement, which gives singer’s father control over her estate, has prompted fresh calls to #FreeBritney

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

12, Feb, 2021 @12:40 AM

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Framing Britney Spears exposes the contradictions of American womanhood | Moira Donegan
The documentary makes it clear Britney Spears had a real enthusiasm for performing – and that any woman who became that famous would have been treated that badly

Moira Donegan

11, Feb, 2021 @3:06 PM

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The betrayal of Britney Spears: how pop culture failed a superstar
In an effective new documentary, the difficult life of a pop star is examined from family struggles to the toll of being at the mercy of the media

Adrian Horton

08, Feb, 2021 @8:24 PM

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Britney Spears: how her fans made me feel lucky to be alive
Continuing our series on powerful music fandom, Alim Kheraj explains how finding like-minded Spears fans helped him turn the page on a dark chapter in his life

Alim Kheraj

27, Jan, 2021 @11:56 AM

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Jamie Lynn Spears: 'Britney created so much power for herself – I wanted that too'
The former teen star on why she’s not jealous of her more famous sister, and the strain that legal battles have placed on the Spears family

Michael Segalov

20, Nov, 2020 @1:00 PM

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10 of the best Christmas songs (that aren’t by Mariah Carey)
The classics are back in the charts even earlier than usual – alongside the perennial row about the Pogues. So why not discover these lesser-known festive bangers?

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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