You see, earlier this week Britney Spears was snapped driving around California with her baby Sean Preston perched precariously on her lap. And the world instantly turned against her, calling her a bad mother, an idiot and – according to one comment left on hecklerspray – a "stupid bitch." But enough is enough – Britney Spears has admitted making a mistake by driving with a baby on her lap. And she only blamed the paparazzi a weeny bit.
Britney Spears (CDs), by any account, has had a rough old week. She
started off all pepped up, safe in the knowledge that she would soon
get to return to the public eye and showcase her comedic talents by playing a deranged Christian on Will & Grace, but that backfired after an American Christian group accused Britney and NBC of taking the piss out of Jesus.
But everybody had forgotten about that little indiscretion a few days later when Britney was photographed driving in her car with baby Sean Preston on her lap
– an act as illegal as it is stupid. After a gigantic backlash against
her, and a visit by the police – although she won’t be investigated –
Britney Spears decided to face the public – well, Access Hollywood, at
least – to admit that she, like, kind of perhaps made a little bit of a
"It’s kind of like I made a mistake and so it is what is, I guess."
it, Britney. Let it all out. But Britney doesn’t want to accept the
blame completely. Don’t forget it was the fault of the paparazzi for
taking photos of it:
"Being put in the situation that I was in, it was kind of bad with the
paparazzi. Last week, my mom and me went out and they
were on us really bad, so it’s just, you do instinctively what you need
And Britney also mentioned that it was also the fault of the media for writing about it, too:
"It is what it is, it’s the press. I mean, there is nothing new with them, with me."
So what have we learnt by Britney Spears driving about like a fool with a child on her knee? Well, we’ve learnt that "it is what it is," and that the press "is what it is," too. Thanks Britney, we can’t wait for you to publish your life-guide.
[story by Stuart Heritage]