Los Angeles: Singer Britney Spears has criticised recent documentaries about her life, labelling them as "so hypocritical".
In recent months, there has been a renewed interest in Spears' life and career as well as the unfair treatment she received from the press in the US after the release of critically-acclaimed New York Times documentary "Framing Britney Spears".
The documentary takes an inside look at the iconic singer's rise to fame, her mid-2000's struggles, the highly-restrictive conservatorship under her father Jamie Spears, and the #FreeBritney social media movement that arose as a result.
It was followed by BBC's documentary "The Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship", while streamer Netflix is also working on a film on the singer's life.
Taking to Instagram on Monday, Spears, 39, shared a video of herself dancing and talked about the documentaries in the caption. "Geez!!!! 2021 is definitely way better than 2020 but I never knew it was gonna be like THIS. So many documentaries about me this year with other people's takes on my life... what can I say... I'm deeply flattered !!!! "These documentaries are so hypocritical... they criticise the media and then do the same thing????? Damn," she wrote.
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Spears said that though she witnessed "some pretty tough times", there have also been many "amazing" moments in her life. "I think the world is more interested in the negative. I mean... isn't this supposed to be a business and society about THE FUTURE???? Why highlight the most negative and traumatising times in my life from forever ago ???? I mean DAMN," she added.
The singer also addressed Mobeen Azhar's documentary "The Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship", which featured interview with make-up artist Billy Brasfield who claimed to be in touch with Spears. "I don't actually talk to Billy B AT ALL so I'm honestly very confused," she said.
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