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Am I the only one who feels sorry for Britney Spears? I’m not one to follow celebrity gossip (I hate to even write that since I once claimed to hate reality tv and we all know what happened there) but I’ve been thinking a lot of about Britney this week. I just feel sorry for the girl.

Of course, I also felt sorry for Jennifer Aniston when she got dumped by Brad Pitt. Now, our girl Jen is beautiful, talented and a multi-millionaire. She does not need my pity. One of these days, she will land herself a hunky, sensitive man with his own cash and Brad will be her favorite mistake.

britney-spears.jpgBut I’m sick of everyone ripping apart Britney for her “come back” appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards. Yes, the critics are right. Her singing (o.k. lip synching) was a bit off. And I’ve seen better dancing from tipsy 13 year-olds at a bar mitzvah. Maybe her most recent epidural hadn’t quite worn off? But I’ve had it with the insults about her body.

As someone who has also given birth to two children, I thought she looked pretty good. She deserves some serious high fives for even having the courage to put on that itsy bitsy oufit (see here). I wouldn’t have the chutzpah. Perhaps, she could have chosen a somewhat more flattering outfit. O.k. definitely. And she does have the money for a 24/7 personal trainer and chef (unlike the rest of us). But still. She’s had two kids. She’s not exactly tipping the scale. Let’s cut the girl some slack.

Her ex and my current boyfriend Justin Timberlake cleaned up at the MTV awards. Guess somebody’s not crying a river anymore. Oh, Brit, pull it together. You may not be the most responsible mom out there, but you are still one hot mama.


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4 Responses to in defense of britney

  • Allison says:

    I decided that if given enough drinks, I could put on those sparkly undies and a wig and go as Britney for Halloween. I fit the profile- 2 kids, bit of a belly (she does look better than me, but remember, it's Halloween and I've had a few), love to dance.

    Maybe Justin will break up with you and take me back, just for Halloween. 🙂

  • Blabby says:

    I, too, feel sorry for her. She's certainly headed down a bad path, an none of those well-paid assistants/trainers/chefs/choreographers are helping her out. I though she looked pretty great in that outfit. She might have opted for a hat and lower heels, but she pulled off the bikini pretty well.

    Great blog, by the way. I'm a new reader.

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