Britney Spears speaks on “Framing Britney Spears” and the pain that it caused her

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 - 17:28

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Britney Spears has revealed she was brought to tears by the recent documentary about her life and conservatorship arrangements.

The critically-acclaimed New York Times documentary took an inside look at the iconic singer’s rise to fame, her mid-2000’s struggles, and the #FreeBritney social media movement.

The 39-year-old said she had "cried for two weeks" following its broadcast.

Breaking her silence over “Framing Britney Spears”, a documentary about her life, pop star Britney Spears has said that she “cried” for two weeks as she felt “embarrassed” by the light it put her in.

"My life has always been very speculated... watched... and judged really my whole life !!!" Spears told her 29 million followers in a message posted on Tuesday.

The singer said she did not watch Framing Britney Spears in its entirety but was upset by the parts she did see.

"I didn't watch the documentary, but from what I did see of it I was embarrassed by the light they put me in," the pop star wrote on Instagram.

The post is her first direct comment on “Framing Britney Spears”, which focused on her life and mental health issues.

The statement was accompanied by a video of the singer dancing and playing air guitar to Aerosmith's hit Crazy.

Britney Spears wrote the following on Instagram...
My life has always been very speculated ...watched ... and judged really my whole life !!! For my sanity I need to dance to @iamstevent every night of my life ???????????????????????? to feel wild and human and alive !!! I have been exposed my whole life performing in front of people ???????????? !!! It takes a lot of strength to TRUST the universe with your real vulnerability cause I've always been so judged... insulted... and embarrassed by the media... and I still am till this day ???????????????????????? !!!! As the world keeps on turning and life goes on we still remain so fragile and sensitive as people !!! I didn't watch the documentary but from what I did see of it I was embarrassed by the light they put me in ... I cried for two weeks and well .... I still cry sometimes !!!! I do what I can in my own spirituality with myself to try and keep my own joy ... love ... and happiness ✨???????? ☀️ !!!! Every day dancing brings me joy !!! I'm not here to be perfect ... perfect is boring ... I'm here to pass on kindness ???????????? !!!!

Ever since “Framing Britney Spears” premiered, a number of Hollywood stars, including Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jessica Simpson and Dua Lipa, have come out in support of Spears, whilst detailing their own experiences living under constant media scrutiny.