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Britney Spears’ autobiography delayed by legal challenges from Justin Timberlake and Colin Farrell

By | Published on Wednesday 26 July 2023

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The publication of Britney Spears’ upcoming autobiography ‘The Woman In Me’ was reportedly delayed due to legal threats from Justin Timberlake and Colin Farrell.

Spears and Timberlake were famously a couple from 1999 to 2002, while she and Farrell were romantically linked in 2003 – although she has previously said that it was “nothing serious”. However, seemingly both men were unhappy with their portrayal in the singer’s book, with lawyers for both demanding that stories about them be removed.

“Lawyers demanded to see her book in advance and were adamant that some of the revelations were removed”, a source tells The Sun. “There are still plenty of gobsmacking tales [in the final version of the book] but Justin and Colin were conscious about what could be said about them”.

“The legal process meant the publication was held up by four months as discussions went back and forth about what could be included”, the source claims. “But that has finally now been settled and her autobiography is all ready to go”.

So, it seems there will still be plenty of celebrity gossip in the autobiography, just slightly less than in the original draft. Of course, while everyone loves some celebrity gossip, many will also be hoping that the book provides more insight into Spears’ life immediately before and after she was placed under her controversial conservatorship.

‘The Woman In Me’ is set to be published on 24 Oct.