Britney Spears has broken her silence on the “Framing Britney Spears” documentary, saying she watched parts of it and was “embarrassed” by how she was portrayed.
“I didn’t watch the documentary but from what I did see of it, I was embarrassed by the light they put me in,” the pop star wrote on Instagram late Tuesday.
“I cried for two weeks and well…I still cry sometimes,” added Spears.
The New York Times-produced film examined the hostile treatment of Spears by the media, the ongoing fight for the control of her estate and her father’s conservatorship over her personal affairs.
The singer shared the statement ― one of her most direct comments on the documentary yet ― with a video of herself dancing to Aerosmith’s hit 1994 power ballad “Crazy.”
Spears said that “my life has always been very speculated, watched, and judged” and that “for my sanity I need to dance to @iamstevent every night of my life … to feel wild and human and alive.”
Spears appeared to indirectly address the documentary soon after its release in February, writing on Twitter that she was “taking the time to learn and be a normal person.”
“Each person has their story and their take on other people’s stories !!!! We all have so many different bright beautiful lives!!!” she wrote at the time. “Remember, no matter what we think we know about a person’s life it is nothing compared to the actual person living behind the lens.”
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