In 2007, Britney Spears had a high-profile nervous breakdown. Despite problems in her personal life, the singer released the album Blackout, and one of the elements of its promotion was a performance at the Video Music Awards gala. The singer’s show was crushed by critics who heralded the end of her career. After 14 years, a video of the rehearsals was released on the web.
Britney Spears is famous for its spectacular and breathtaking live performances. The most significant in her career are certainly those that she has given over the years at the MTV Video Music Awards gala that takes place every year. It was during this show that the singer danced with the snake to the song Slave 4 U or kissed with Madonna. The performance that the star prepared in 2007 also went down in history. However, it was not successful.
In 2007, Britney Spears had a major nervous breakdown, the consequences of which continue to this day. The artist is currently fighting to regain freedom, in which her fans strongly support her. Despite the bad press and personal problems, Britney recorded the album Blackout, considered the best in her entire career, from which her big hit Gimme More comes. The artist even decided to present the single live at the VMA gala, and her show was announced as the great return of the pop icon. Instead of a spectacular performance, the audience and viewers saw a completely lost singer who seemed absent.
Britney Spears at the 2007 VMA Gala
The next day, the American press crushed the singer, calling her the worst performance in history. Some went a step further and buried a career as a pop princess. Many myths arose around the performance itself. There is information on the web that the star decided to change her outfit at the last minute or had a completely different choreography prepared. After 14 years, the whole truth was revealed. One of the singer’s accounts released an official rehearsal footage showing that Britney had no plans to make any changes. However, fans of the artist have no doubts that she did much better at the rehearsal than during the performance itself, which was notoriously known. Do you agree?
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