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Of her abortion à her placement under guardianship... Britney Spears opens up in "The woman in me"

Singer Britney Spears will publish her autobiography, “The woman in me”, on October 24.

"I am finally free to tell my story." The singer Britney Spears will publish, on October 24, her autobiographical book called The woman in mein good French). Presented as an “incredibly moving story of freedom, glory, motherhood, survival, faith and hope”, Britney Spears' memoir looks back on many ;events of his life, two years after the end of the controversial guardianship exercised by his father for many years.

In the pages of The woman in me, the "pop princess" reveals, among other things, having undergone a voluntary termination of pregnancy (abortion) when she formed, with Justin Timberlake, one of the most publicized couples on the planet. "I loved it so much! Justin. I always thought that we would start a family together one day. It would have just happened much sooner than expected,” says Britney Spears in her autobiography, from which the American site People publishes a few extracts.

It was pushed by the singer that she had an abortion, as she explains: “Justin really wasn't happy with the pregnancy. He said we weren't ready to move on. have a baby in our lives, that we were way too young."

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" Shaving my head and putting myself on stage were my only means of fighting back.

Among the other traumatic memories recounted in his autobiography, that of his decision to shave his head in 2007, which would mark the beginning of his descent into hell. She recounts her discomfort at the time, partly caused by her illness. by the media pressure on his shoulders. "Growing up, I was so observed. I was looked at up and down, people told me what they thought of my body, ever since I was a teenager. (…) Shaving my head and putting myself on stage were my only means of fighting back,” says Britney Spears.

After this episode, the singer is placed under the tutelage of her father, which will not end until 39;in 2021."I was made to understand that this era was now over. I had to grow my hair and get in shape. I had to go to bed early and take all the medications I was told to take,' the popstar recalls in her book. During his thirteen years of guardianship, his life was managed by his father. "I had become a robot," she explains, before adding: "I had been a robot. so infantilized that I lost pieces of myself. Being placed under guardianship stripped me of my femininity. and transformed me into a child." She concludes: "I didn't deserve what my family did to me."

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116