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Fascinating facts about Britney Spears

More than two decades after her record-breaking single, ‘…baby one more time’, Britney Spears stardom remains massive and unshaken. From her mammoth Las Vegas residency to her short stint on Broadway, we bring some of the most interesting facts about the adorable Britney Spears.

After a stint in the Mickey Mouse Club, Britney Spears went back to being a normal kid

When she first auditioned for the Mickey Mouse Club, the producers told her that at the age of 8, she was too young for the show. Her second attempt was successful when she joined Disney’s new class of Mouseketeers in 1993, along with names such as Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling, and so on. When the program ended after two years, she headed back to her home in Louisiana and joined back the high school.

At the age of 10, she was off-Broadway understudy

In 1992, Joel Paley and Marvin Laird cast Britney Spears as an understudy besides the leading lady, Broadway heavyweight Laura Bell Bundy for Ruthless! a spoof Off-Broadway musical. Spears was 10 when she was cast and stayed in the show for eight months before she got bored and left the show. Her successor was Natalie Portman, another future sensation!

Britney very often travels under an alias

Britney Spears has been the most followed celebrity of the 21st century. Because of her fan following and to be a little anonymous, she often checks in hotels or travels with pseudonyms. Spears told James Corden that she had been AlottaWarmheart, Anita Dick, and Chastity Montgomery on previous occasions. Biographer Steve Dennis revealed that she has also been Mrs Diana Prince, MrsAbraCadabra, and Queen of the Fairy Dance!

Britney Spears almost led a girl band at one point in time

Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC manager Lou Pearlman created a band called Innosense. Before venturing on her famed solo career, Britney Spears was the lead girl of this girl band, Innosense. In 2000, Innosense opened for Spears at a few concerts;however, the band never accumulated a huge fan base, and Britney left the project before it really took off.

A Day is dedicated to Britney Spears in Las Vegas

Las Vegas wanted to express its gratitude and respect for the great star Britney Spears and declared November 5 as “Britney Day” in 2014. This happened as in 2013 Britney set a new precedent for the Vegas Shows, after which stars like Lady Gaga, Drake, and Cardi B began performing in Vegas.

‘…Baby one more time’ star also auditioned for the movie, The Notebook.

Priyadarshini Kaul

Priyadarshini Kaul Mishra has two Master’s Degrees in English Literature and History. She is actively following her passion for the language by being a content creator since many years now. Besides this, Priyadarshini is a true bookworm at heart and tries to be an avid reader despite being a full-time mother now. She is also a professionally certified baker and puts on the oven mitts every now and then.
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