Britney Spears, 41, will not be holding again in her upcoming memoir, The Lady in Me, which will probably be launched on October 24. Within the newest excerpt obtained by PEOPLE on October 17, the “Gimme More” songstress claimed that she allegedly would drink cocktails together with her mom, Lynne Spears, 68, when she was a preteen. “For fun, starting when I was in eighth grade, my mom and I would make the two-hour drive from Kentwood to Biloxi, Mississippi, and while we were there, we would drink daiquiris,” Brit penned. “We called our cocktails ‘toddies.’”
She even in contrast her expertise with alcohol round her mother to the expertise round her father, Jamie Spears, 71. “I loved that I was able to drink with my mom every now and then,” Britney went on to jot down. “The way we drank was nothing like how my father did it. When he drank, he grew more depressed and shut down. We became happier, more alive, and adventurous.”
The now mother-of-two expressed that her early teen years have been comparatively regular. She wrote that rising up in Kentwood, Louisiana, she had a “normal teenage life — or the closest thing to ‘normal’ that was possible in my family.” Regardless of the “normal” early teen years, the pop sensation missed the highlight. “There was something so beautifully normal about that period of my life: going to homecoming and prom, driving around our little town, going to the movies,” Brit added. “But the truth was, I missed performing.”
This isn’t the primary bombshell element to return out of the upcoming memoir, because the magazine additionally launched different excerpts that very same day. Brit opened up about her alleged abortion throughout her romance with Justin Timberlake and her 13-year-long conservatorship. “Justin definitely wasn’t happy about the pregnancy,” she claimed within the memoir. “He said we weren’t ready to have a baby in our lives, that we were way too young.”
In a separate excerpt, Brit opened up about feeling like a “robot” in her maturity. “I became a robot. But not just a robot — a sort of child robot,” she penned within the tell-all e book. “I had been so infantilized that I was losing pieces of what made me feel like myself. The conservatorship stripped me of my womanhood, made me into a child. I became more of an entity than a person onstage. I had always felt music in my bones and my blood; they stole that from me.” The Grammy winner was underneath the conservatorship from 2008 till it was terminated in November 2021.