Britney Spears: Oops! She Did Racism Again

Britney Spears is no stranger to the gone-damn-near-stupid category. However, she is coming strong with her damn-near-racist category leanings.

At first, “Brit Brit” (as all the not-so-cool kids call her), was simply promoting her eighth CD Britney Jean because Michael Jackson isn’t around to complain about copyright infringement.

She spoke with gay magazine Pride Source thinking she was hitting her core demographic. Should be easy, right? Only, she told Chris Azzopardi something that hit her demographic smack in the mouth:

“I get inspiration from [my gay fans] on almost all of my songs,” Spears says of her gay fans. “They’re somewhat girls, so it’s so inspiring to do stuff that they like to hear, like the cool ‘in’ stuff. Whatever I do for each record is definitely inspired by them.”

“Somewhat girls?” Yeah, that’s nice. But when she says things like this, we feel like someone needs to send her Mickey Mouse behind to sensitivity training.

Here she is, being interviewed by Despierta America on Univision and … whelp, she did it again:

Keeping it classy, right? In case it pains you to sit through 2:30 of a Britney Spears interview, she said:

“I’ve always loved Latinos. They make me think of a bad boy type that your father wouldn’t let you go out with.”

Sure, she was asked a nuclear question, “So, what do you like most about us?” But did she really have to hand over a tank full of kerosene to light that thing? Publicists. You can’t live with them. You can’t kill them.

Publish date: December 13, 2013 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT