Britney Spears has revealed a painful experience of her life in her upcoming memoir, ‘The Woman in Me.’ In a revealing excerpt, the pop icon discloses that during her relationship with Justin Timberlake, she became pregnant but made the difficult decision to undergo an abortion. It is worth noting that the 41-year-old describes the pregnancy as a “surprise” but not a “tragedy.”
Britney Spears reveals in her memoir that Justin Timberlake got her pregnant around late 2000, but they both agreed to get an abortion, TMZ reports. pic.twitter.com/7YECQcsIQI
— Pop Base (@PopBase) October 17, 2023
Why did Britney undergo an abortion?
“It was a surprise, but for me, it wasn’t a tragedy. I loved Justin so much. I always expected us to have a family together one day. This would just be much earlier than I’d anticipated,” Spears said of the pregnancy, as per People. “But Justin definitely wasn’t happy about the pregnancy. He said we weren’t ready to have a baby in our lives, that we were way too young.”
She further wrote in the book: “If it had been left up to me alone, I never would have done it. And yet Justin was so sure that he didn’t want to be a father.” Spears reflected on her abortion experience, sharing: “To this day, it’s one of the most agonizing things I have ever experienced in my life.”
Following her breakup from Timberlake in 2002, she later became a mother, welcoming two sons, Sean Preston (18) and Jayden James (17), with her second husband, Kevin Federline.
Justin slammed for slut shaming Britney
Justin has been receiving hate over the internet after Britney’s bombshell revelation. Moreover, a few clips from back in those days have added fuel to the fire. Fans of the ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’ singer took to Twitter to upload videos of Timberlake ‘bragging’ about ‘Taking Britney Spears’ virginity.’
Britney Spears had an abortion and Justin Timberlake reaction to their break up is to exploit her sexual experiences publicly knowing very well how the world would treat her while she had to carry this huge secret and pain for years.#BritneySpears #JustinTimberlake pic.twitter.com/9LzIwE1sao
— Rio Ghsp (@RioGHSP) October 18, 2023
In the surfaced clips, the star can be seen taking a dig at Britney during an SNL skit, saying, “I like to think that at first there is a popular female singer, who publically claimed to be virgins, but privately, he hit it.” In another clip, the star made an appearance on a radio show, where he faced a direct question: “Did you f*** Britney Spears?” In response, he hesitated briefly, then replied, “man… Okay! I did it.”
7 years after they broke up, when Britney was already on an illegal conservatorship & had her children taken away, Justin Timberlake was still exploiting Britney’s sexual life knowing very well she once was pregnant of him and he convinced her to have an abortion, he’s the devil pic.twitter.com/FAxtnRbpZh
— Fan Account 📖👠 (@britneycharts) October 17, 2023
You can dismiss Britney Spears saying that Justin Timberlake pressured her into an abortion as silly gossip, but then add that to objectification (bragging publicly about taking her virginity) and then slut shaming (Cry Me a River) to sell an album. UGH. pic.twitter.com/yBB6B7zDml
— Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) October 17, 2023
This incident has infuriated the fans, with netizens actively calling out the ‘Cry Me A River’ singer for his deed.