Britney Spears didn’t really feel just like the Queen of Vegas when she was performing her much-lauded Las Vegas residency, and was beneath the overall management of her father, Jamie Spears, she writes in her new memoir, The Girl in Me.
Within the ebook, which hit cabinets Tuesday, she divulges that she was secretly despatched to rehab in 2014 and 2019 for her use of over-the-counter power dietary supplements. She writes that her boyfriend on the time, Charlie Ebersol, launched her to them, and that they’d helped her sustain her power whereas she carried out her present.
The residency started simply after Christmas 2013, when she sums up her life as such: “I had two youngsters. I’d had a breakdown. My dad and mom had taken over my profession. What was I going to do at this level, simply go dwelling? So I went together with it. I went to Vegas the best way everybody goes to Vegas—hoping to win.”
She writes that, as a part of Ebersol’s health routine, he took energizing pre-workout dietary supplements and nutritional vitamins, and he shared his analysis and dietary supplements together with her. Taking them, she stated she “had extra power onstage and was in higher form than I had been.”
As her authorized conservator, nevertheless, her father, Jamie Spears, “didn’t like that.”
“It appeared apparent that Charlie’s regimens had been a great factor for me,” Spears writes. “However I consider my father began to assume that I had an issue with these power dietary supplements, despite the fact that they had been over-the-counter, not prescription. So he advised me I needed to get off them, and he despatched me to rehab.”
Earlier within the ebook, Spears admits to taking Adderall, and at one level writes, “I in all probability shouldn’t admit this, however I used to be hell on wheels. I used to be taking plenty of Adderall.”
And so, off to rehab Spears went, fearing that she’d lose entry to her two younger sons if she didn’t, and having no authorized energy of her personal.
“He obtained to say the place I went and when,” she stated of her father. “And going to rehab meant that I didn’t get to see my youngsters for an entire month. The one comfort was that I knew it was only for a month and I’d be carried out.”
At her Malibu rehab, she writes, “lots of people on the facility had been severe drug addicts. I used to be scared to be there on my own. At the very least I used to be allowed to have a safety guard, who I’d have lunch with on daily basis.”
Spears stated that she noticed her father as “promoting himself as this wonderful man and devoted grandfather when he was throwing me away, placing me in opposition to my will into a spot with crack and heroin addicts. I’ll simply say it—he was horrible.”
When she was launched, she writes, “I began doing reveals once more in Vegas like nothing had occurred.”
She describes absolutely the lack of management she had in her life, all the way down to what she may eat. “For 2 years, I ate nearly nothing however rooster and canned greens,” she writes. Regardless of that, she gained weight. “I’ll be sincere, I used to be fucking depressing.”