She speaks of “toxic” behavior.
Britney Spears attacked fans on Saturday after local police were called Do a wellness check about the singer following a social media post in which the 41-year-old Spears was seen dancing with a pair of knives.
The “…Oops, I did it again” singer went to Instagram to chide fans by claiming it was “a joke.”
“It’s another joke in the news with welfare checks,” criticized Spears. “Come on, America…we’re cooler, right??”
“The officers came to my house and said they weren’t leaving until they talked to me while people were doing four-minute performances with them,” Spears continued. “I get an apology. I’ve been bullied in my home for so long now… ENOUGH!”
“Don’t talk about it, come on, let’s do it,” the “Womanizer” singer wrote. “My mother stays silent when dads ask questions about her own daughter, as if I’m in the wrong…no, it’s an old game. People must be responsible for their actions! It’s about power for police officers.”
In a follow-up post, Spears claimed the knives were fake and were rented by her team “from the Hand Prop Shop in LA”.
“I know I scared everyone with the last post, but these are fake knives that my team rented from Hand Prop Shop in LA,” the singer wrote in the post. “These are not real knives. Nobody needs to worry or call the police.”
According to Spears, she tried to imitate it Shakira’s 2023 VMAs performance.
“Trying to emulate one of my favorite artists, Shakira…a performance that inspired me!!! Cheers to us bad girls who aren’t afraid to push boundaries and take risks,” Spears concluded.
The post reached out to Spears for comment.
Spears’ first video, released on Tuesday, showed the “Baby, One More Time” crooner performing the dance to an unknown song at the entrance to her California home, dressed in a salmon polka dot crop top and white bottoms.
“I started playing with knives in the kitchen today,” Spears wrote in the caption. “Don’t worry, they are NOT real knives.”
“Halloween is coming soon,” Spears added.
The icon can be seen smiling at the camera as she folds it up and spins it around again and again.
At one point in the video, Spears’ dogs snake their way into the frame, but scurry away as soon as Spears clashes the knives together.
Although Spears claimed it was her first time playing with the sharp object, TMZ reported in her documentary: “Britney Spears: The Price of Freedom” that the pop singer “I’m a Slave 4 U” is a “Fascination with knives” for years.
TMZ founder Harvey Levin, who appears in the documentary, claims that the pop star was “living in fear of death” that someone would come to her house in the middle of the night, “strap her on a stretcher and take her to the psych ward.” “ .”
A source close to Spears told the outlet that the singer – who was involuntarily hospitalized twice in 2008 and was sent to a psychiatric facility in 2019 – is “constantly afraid” of “re-institutionalization”.