• Jessica Taylor Yates

Thoughts On That Britney Doco

She's so lucky, she's a star...

It's Britney, bitch. Source: Hello! Magazine

So, over the weekend, like every other 90s girl, I watched the new documentary created by The New York Times, Framing Britney Spears.

For those who have been sleeping lockdown away instead of trolling the 'gram, the doco puts a spotlight on the controversial conservatorship Spears has been under for the past 12 years, where her father has a court-appointed order to control her personal and financial affairs. It also puts a spotlight on the way Britney was sexualised, demonised and harassed by the media and paparazzi since she was a child, leading to a very public breakdown that in the noughties was simply billed as 'entertainment'.

Whilst many celebrities have voiced their support for the #FreeBritney movement, I, as a hardcore Britney wannabes since day dot, had my own thoughts after watching.

Will never not be iconic. Love you. Source: GiPHY

To start, as a 90s teeny bopper, I've always loved me some straight up Britney-pop (first CD I ever bought, still remember my Grade 6 moves to Oops I did it again... and you know I loved me a ticket to the Circus tour). Everyone knows all the words to so many songs, her voice is instantly recognisable and iconic, and I commend anyone for being in the business longer than one album.