Britney Spears issues clarification on ‘body-shaming’ accusations

Britney Spears recently addressed the backlash received after she “body-shamed” Christina Aguilera in an Instagram post. Earlier the “Toxic” singer took to her official Instagram handle and posted a note stating how one could look ‘thin’ by hanging out with ‘fat people.’

On Tuesday, the songwriter posted another note with a drawing of two female fairies seemingly holding hands. She also clarified that she was not being critical of Christina’s body, “By no means was I being critical of Christina’s beautiful body, it is what it is !!! I flew to see her show once and the main thing I noticed was the difference of our people on stage !!! By no means did I even mention Christina, look at my post !!! I was inspired by her show and she is a beautiful woman of power … Thank you @xtina for inspiring me !!! To be honest, I’m not trying to be critical of anybody. What I posted is a projection of the insecurities I deal with all the time as a result of how my parents and the media have treated me … I would never intentionally body shame anybody because I know what it feels like … I struggle with this because of how I feel about myself, not because I hate how anybody looks … I feel like my family knew I was insecure and people were trying to purposefully feed into this insecurity by not letting me have a choice in the people who were on stage with me. I appreciate you all being understanding with me as I figure out this new life I’m living !!!”

Spears original post remains on her Instagram page. Do you believe Christina deserves an apology from her? Comment below and share your thoughts.


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