Sharon and Madeline had been wanting to talk about Britney Spears for ever so long, and conveniently they had scheduled a recording for Nov. 14th which happened to be 2 days after Britney was “freed” from her conservatorship. Issues around “sex positivity” as an illusion, mental illness, and patriarchy frame this discussion of an iconic pop star who was basically enslaved for the past 13 years.

 

 

#freeBritney

#ControllingBritneySpears

                Trailer on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xe6N83dGH1M

Podcast: Toxic: The Britney Spears Story

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/toxic-the-britney-spears-story/id1565880473

 

Rockwell, D., & Giles, D. C. (2009). Being a celebrity: a phenomenology of fame. Journal of phenomenological psychology40(2), 178.

 

Raven Simone interview

https://teamcoco.com/podcasts/why-wont-you-date-me-with-nicole-byer/episodes/real-life-vs-your-persona-life-w-raven-symone-and-miranda-maday

 

Rolling Stone interviews with Jenny Eliscu

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/britney-spears-returns-254594/

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/behind-the-britney-story-a-conversation-with-writer-jenny-eliscu-68829/

 

NewYorker article 

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/how-britney-spears-got-free-and-what-comes-next

 

#britneyisfree

#britneyspears

#sexualethics

#sexualization

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