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Britney Spears

For Only $1,000, You Could Meet The Shell of a Human That is Britney Spears

Remember how earlier this week I told you that you can see Britney Spears live for anywhere between $99 and $999? Well, if you’re one of the eleven people on the planet earth rich and crazy enough to buy the highest priced tickets, you also get the bonus of meeting the totally crazy former pop princess in person! Score!

I’d like to take a moment to remind everyone (especially you, Lisa Loeb) that it’s 2011, Britney Spears is freakin’ crazy and the apocalypse is going to hit before we all know it. Anyone who’s spending $1,000 to watch Britney lip sync through 12 songs and then shake her insane hand deserves the devastation that they will suffer when they spent their food and guns money on such a silly and frivolous thing.

2002 Britney? That maybe would have been worth the cash, but the warbly maniac with the crooked weave is no longer worth your time and money folks. Sorry.

Britney Spears Wants Us to Pay *WHAT* to Watch Her Lip Sync?

There’s no doubt in my mind that the Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj tour is not to be missed, but unfortunately, I might have to miss it. Why? Because I don’t have anywhere from $99-$999 to spend on a ticket to see them.

With the way Britney’s been acting, the Femme Fatale tour may be her last big outing, but by the time taxes and surcharges are factored into the price of her tickets, she might be performing for an empty arena. When the tickets went on presale and I saw the prices of the packages available, my jaw dropped. I mean, bitch better use all that cash on a new weave.

Check it out:

I know that it costs a lot of money to outfit Britney in those leather bodices and sparkly unitards and I’m sure the pyro and stage production alone is like, ten dollars per seat, but who the hell has that kind of money lying around to blow on an aging pop star who can’t even dance anymore? The draw on this show seems to be Nicki, and even as a huge fan of hers, I really wouldn’t spend much more than fifty bucks to see her live. Like, does a pair of ass implants come free with with every ticket?

Are you going to try and score tickets to see Britney and Nicki’s show? Do you think the prices she’s charging are reasonable for what you’ll get, or are you sucking it up and paying just because you don’t want to miss it?

Together, Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj Can Do Anything

A photo of Nicki Minaj and Britney Spears

And I do mean anything, but on this particular occasion, I mean that together, Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj can start a small riot.

In case you haven’t heard, Nicki is joining Britney for her upcoming tour (who’s excited?!), and since the two ladies are getting somewhat tight nowadays, Britney decided to be a sweetheart and stop by a party Nicki hosted Friday night in L.A.  Of course, people couldn’t handle the combined magic of Nick and Brit, and here’s the result:

A source tells us, “[It] was complete pandemonium. Six people were carried out after hyperventilating. They literally fainted when Britney walked onto the stage where Nicki was hanging.”

For those still conscious, their goal was to try and reach Britney.

“People were crowd surfing to get to the stage. Screams were so loud for Nicki and Brit you couldn’t hear the music. Bouncers couldn’t hold the crowd back.”

I just can’t imagine fainting over Britney Spears in 2011, but hey, to each her own.  That being said, I’m fully prepared to admit the high potential for magic during a Nicki Minaj/Britney Spears tour.  What do you guys think?

I’ll Never Look At a Squatting Britney Spears The Same Way Again

We’ve talked quite a bit over here about how Britney now just isn’t the same as she used to be, but if you needed any more proof, check out this quote her choreographer, Brian Friedman, gave OK Magazine regarding how he gets BritBrit to remember her moves:

“I feel like a comedian all day when we’re working together. If you do a little squat down to the floor, I always scream, ‘take a poop!’ … I always use analogies with steps because if you remember, ‘take a poop, wipe it off’ then you remember doing a squat and then coming up and doing a hip roll with your hands on your hips.”

I get that all those moves might be difficult to remember for someone who’s fried her brain with prescription pills, but I actually want to vomit thinking about someone talking to me like that in a professional environment. I mean, what kind of moron is this choreographer if this is the best he can come up with?

Can we see if we can come up with something better in the comments than “take a poop, wipe if off?”

I can’t believe I just typed that. I need to go shower.

If You’re a Pessimist, You’ll Say That This is Why We’re ‘Losing’ the War on Terrorism

But if you’re just someone who likes to watch fun things and get a good chuck here and there like me, you’ll just find this whole thing pretty endearing. Gotta have fun somehow, right?

Above, you’ll see a cornucopia of soldiers getting their groove on to Britney‘s ‘Hold It Against Me,’ and honestly, the only thing that freaks me out about this video is the seductive way that the one ham-faced chick does a stand-up writhe and says something about me being her type. I ran from the computer with clenched fists, screaming ‘No, no, I’m NOT your type!’

I came back eventually, but damn. She really got to me for a minute there.

Director David O. Russell Begrudgingly Allows an Entire Interview to Be About His Love For Britney Spears

David O. Russell directed The Fighter, one of my favorite movies from last year, as well as I Heart Huckabees, so I wouldn’t exactly imagine him being the biggest Britney Spears fan. Something about dark movies with comedic undertones doesn’t exactly scream “huge pop music” fan to me, but hey, I’m all about the element of surprise.

Russell did an interview with Vulture after checking out a film at the Tribeca Film Festival last night and it’s full of all kinds of sound bites I wasn’t expecting from a grown man. Apparently he’s a huge Britney Spears fan. Like, to the point where he almost hired her for Naomi WattsHuckabees role.

The interview:

You work with so many different people in movies. Who would you love to work with, no matter how far-fetched?
Woman with O. Russell: Oh, I think that’s easy.
Russell: Really? Then you answer the question.
Woman with O. Russell: Britney.
Russell: Oh yeah, Britney. Yeah.

Spears?
Yeah.

Why?
You’re getting me into so much trouble. Who am I talking to? New York Magazine? This is bad. I’d also love to work with Johnny Depp under any circumstances. I think Britney could be great in a lot of different things, and I’m a huge fan of hers. And I actually auditioned her for a couple things.

Really?
Yeah. [To woman.] So there, I gave him something he’s going to write about.

You really want to work with her?
Used in the right way, I think she could be … I’m a believer, I’m not a hater, which I realize more columns and articles are built on hating. You get more journalism out of hating than you do out of loving. But I’m a lover, not a hater. So her, Johnny Depp. Who else would I love to work with? Who’s, like, a musician that I’m always, like, I would die for? … Jack White. Oh, I also, I’m going to say Cher. [Laughing hard.] Read More

Britney’s New Music is Already Being Remixed

And it’s either the mark of a really great singer/songwriter/performer that everyone wants a piece of her genius, or the mark of a really awful singer/songwriter/performer that everyone thinks, ‘Fuck, I TOTALLY could have done a better job with this. Sit back and just watch.’

Anyhoo, here’s the Bollywood remix of Britney‘s ‘Dance ’til the World Ends.’ I actually like it much more than the original version. It’s still got the pretty gritty Britney sound, and it’s maintained much of its appeal, but I think the remix kills the original in this case.

What do you think?