Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Britney: The day after
And now the air is filled with the sound of millions saying "I told you so."

It was so predictable, after all. Kevin Federline became a national punch line the moment he danced on stage with soon-to-be wife (and now ex-wife) Britney Spears. The fact he left a pregnant girlfriend for her, his bravado, his talk of "haters" -- he made mockery so easy.

And Spears, with her startling sexuality, her carefully ProTooled singles, her whirlwind first marriage, her over-publicized mothering slips -- somewhere along the way, she became two-dimensional, a cartoon character.

The two of them together were made in celebrity magazine and gossip column heaven. They weren't real, right? This marriage was all for our entertainment.

But now it's divorce. And I can't help but think of Frank Sinatra, of all people, introducing his recording of "Send in the Clowns" (how appropriate is that?): "Whether it's the man or woman who left is unimportant. It's a breakup." The way Sinatra says that, you can feel the pain and loneliness and failure in your marrow.

It's probably foolish, mentioning Sinatra in the same breath with Spears and Federline. Spears -- her sexy body is back! -- will be back on the magazine covers in no time, no doubt linked to the latest version of Justin Timberlake, Fred Durst or Jason Alexander.

And K-Fed? Perhaps a future edition of "Celebrity Fear Factor."
WHILE I AGREE THAT THEY NEVER WOULD HAVE LASTED, WE ARE FORGETTING THAT THESE CHILDREN WILL NOW BE RAISED WITHOUT A FATHER. AND PROBABLY BY NANNIES AND MAIDS......THAT IS SAD!!!!
I don't quite understand why this has to be such big news. In my word, "Who Cares". It's quite a shame that this kind of constant garbage is what makes people tick. And no, don't think because I write that I'm one of those. From ABC to CNN to FOX to MSN, it's all in your face. You'd think you news people would give us something worth really reading that's NEWS!!
Don't worry Brit...all of us have to endure the 'walk of shame'...you have two beautiful boys to take care of...be thankful for that.
After having felt embarrassed for her these few years since her rise to stardom, I would love to just shake her and say, "Its time to pull it together & stop making a fool of yourself." I wonder why her parents didn't teach her to act with some grace and dignity. Thank heavens I didn't let MY daughter grow up to make a constant fool of herself.
Why Jason Alexander, necessarily? Did he and Britney have a thing?? Why did I never hear about that? I think I'd remember that!
Really all i can say is that i wish her the best and that she learns from he mistakes. But we don't need to sit here and bash her, i'm pretty sure everyone in this world has made a mistake or is going to. Let's just give her our best wishes and prey for the children.
NT TO BE MEAN BUT WHO REALLY CARES ABOUT THIS?
Jason Alexander was the name of the dude she had a 55-hour marriage to in Vegas. She was a childhood friend, not the star of Seinfeld.
yeah for Brit..he was just a tag-along..i feel bad for the babies but i'm sure she will do a better job raising them..look at Shar's kids...some daddies aren't even worth having!!
Give the girl a break. Yeah, she messed up by marrying a dirtbag- we have all made mistakes in life. She on the other hand has been constantly picked apart for 10 years now, her every move documented and commented on. Hopefully, she takes her mistakes and learns from them. I wish her and her children nothing but the best.
Not so much, "I told you so" as "Oh, thank God!"

And what could be more impressive than Britney following again in the footsteps of Madonna and stealing the headlines all over the nation from people disenfranchised by dirty politics.
I am so glad I am not famous because I would never want to get divorced! I would never trade in my simple life for fame! Hollywood consists of people who act for a living but some how they can't figure out who they are when they are home. How sad. Tom and Katie...I give you 9 months max.
I agree with Dawn. Who gives a rats --- about Brit or "K-fed"?
We do have more important things to worry about. However, K-Fed has been making such an utter fool out of himself that it became pretty obvious where this marriage was headed. As for Britt, hopefully she will do the right thing and stay out of the spotlight for a bit so that she can focus on her kids. I think that she should get a college degree and then get a job in the music industry just as long as it is not singing. Now she knows that having children is not a way to bandage a wounded marriage.
now that they have twi kids together and they are getting devorced,what will happen with the kids??Will Brittany keep them because she has the money to take care of her???And what ever happened to Brittany's look of "vergin?"???
No more K-Fed, now it's FedEx.
Thenk goodness "K-Fed", or whatever he is calling himself this week, will now go back to the obscurity he deserves. When I saw him perform (1st & LAST time) on Letterman a few weeks ago, I had to wonder what in the world Brit was thinking when she became involved with him! Hopefully, she has learned a BIG lesson!
It's really sad because we all feed into this. What happened here is a sad thing a marriage has fallen apart and the ones that will suffer the most are the children people seem to forget about that when they are combing the aisle of tabloids for the next big gossip of there favorite celebrity they should just leave her alone and let her raise her kids and salvage her career but who am I to talk I am reading this like everyone else and leaving my two cents.
Thank god Britney has woken up from this trailer trash dream! It's time for her to get back to the star she once was! Good Luck Britney!!
Well K-Fed,

I have two words for you.

Sperm. Donor.
Thank God, she finally came to her senses. He made her look like garbage that HE IS. Keep your head up... there are other FISH in the sea!
You realize, of course, that Miss Spears is orchestrating this drama all herself. As she will the next tabloid feeding frenzy drama and the next after that. People with nothing else in their lives will eat it up so she'll just keep on being dysfunctional and turning out dysfunctional children and the cycle will continue. . . .
From what I can tell from TV and Mags he did not really do that much with the kids anyway. Even with his other two you never really saw them with him, mostly Spears. So I don't see where the latest two will miss out on a whole lot. Sometimes an absent dad is better than a lousy at home dad. Maybe one day he will relize that to party is not everything. You go girl.
We are all guilty of one thing: We buy the magazines, watch the shows, and click the links to discover what's new in the World of the Stars. Gossip columnists hang the bait and we bite it. Every time. I think that it's only natural to want to see in to this World of money, parties, famous icons, so on and so forth. We all want what we don't have, and belittle those that do.
I hope that in these situations that the children are never overlooked. I sometimes imagine that these children grow up, see the faults of their parents, do not repeat them, and use the money that they will have access to, and do something great in the World. They will no doubt have access to the education needed to change the World, and the where-with-all to do so.
ALL YOU PEOPLE ARE JEALOUS WHO SAY WHO CARE, SHE IS THE MOST FAMOUS CELEB OF OUT TIME AND SHE NOT GOING ANYWHERE, I LOVE YOU BRITNEY AND THAT YOU FOR LEAVING THAT A**HOLE!!!!!!!!
Just another chapter in " The Adventures of Trailer Trash Britney".
What goes around, comes around. Bad karma from the beginning. I feel bad for the 4 children involved. Remember Brittany knew his girlfriend was 8 months pregnant when they got involved.
Connie mentions that Britneys kids would be raised without a father! I think they would be better off, he does not take an interest in his children from Shar, what makes you think that now he is single again, he will take care of Britneys kids...Its Britney all the way and was that way from the beginning. K-Fed lost his meal ticket his beautiful 4 kids, a gorgeous rich wife-just so he can act like a wanna be rapper, another one of his failures. So yes those kids are better off without the BUM they will call Dad.
Wow--going from From K-Fed to Fed-X, so sad :-(
why is everyone commenting on "these poor children" & what will "become" of them?? 1st off, they are probably better off w/ out this loser for their "father figure" & 2nd of all, these "poor kids" are well better off now & for the rest of their futures than 99% of americas children! why feel such compassion for these little babies? feel sorry for the abused and neglected kids not only in the u.s., but throughout the world! come to grips, people!
Well some relationships work and other's don't. I persoonally think the minute a guy leaves his pregnant girlfriend and a kid behind, an alarm should go off in your head and you'd wonder if he would do that same thing to you... but people are fools when they are in love; it's unfortunate that her experience just happened to be plastered on tabloids and in the media for all to see. But that is the price of fame... and she did sell videotapes of them and basically invited the media in... basically all the relationship "reality" tv shows made the people watch them and then get mad for watching them. I am yet to really think of a celebrity couple who lasted after broadcasting their relationship on tv.

Poor kids growing up with no father... but they seem to be doing that already.
A letter to Britney Spears:

Dear Britney,

You are a moron. Why, you ask? Well, I believe you know why... but just in case, let's review:

1. Your educational background is really lacking. Honestly, I think your singing skills are lacking as well, but I am sure there are plenty of 14 year-old girls that would disagree with me. Anyway, you are educationally behind others your age. Your interviews always consist of you making uneducated and flighty comments about the world around you. You are an idiot. Sorry.

2. The whole K-Fed idea was probably one of the dumbest decisions you have ever made in your life. Everyone knew it wouldn't last. You probably did, too. Yet you married him anyway. I mean, seriously... have you looked at him?? A of all, he is NOT good looking. (Not that looks are everything, but he MAKES himself unattractive by trying to be someone he is not.) Secondly, he has no talent whatsoever. C of all, he was trying to use your success to launch his career (yet instead, he brought yours down with him). Fourthly, he too lacks an educational background... although, considering you lack this too, it is possible that you did not know that. So I will excuse the fourth point. Lastly, he is way too immature to handle being married.

3. Having a child with K-Fed would probably be the second biggest mistake you ever made. I do love children, and I do not think Sean Preston himself, is a mistake. I think your general decision to conceive children with K-Fed was a poor decision. Honestly... did you really look at K-Fed and think, "Wow, he will make a GREAT father"?? The moron can't even take care of his other kids... he left his pregnant girlfriend!! He is trying to launch his pathetic rap career... does that sound like a wanna-be dad to you?? Obviously children are not at the top of his list. HE is at the top of his list.

4. When things started to go sour, you should have stopped with the conception. So, Sean Preston was born early on... nothing you can do there. But why did you have ANOTHER baby after you realized that K-Fed wasn't even being a dad to the FIRST one??? That was just stupid. Now you are a single mom with two kids... granted, you have enough money to support them... but now they lack a positive male role-model in their lives... oh wait... they never had one in the first place.

5. It is time for you to let your career go. Those 10 year-old girls that used to like you... they grew up a bit... and most of them are probably over you now that you went through your whole "white trash" phase... (Is that what you are calling it?) And let's be honest here... the next group of 10 year-olds are probably not going to jump on the bandwagon as easily... you aren't a cute teen pop star anymore... you are the ex-wife of ghetto-ass K-Fed with two children who you can't even dress properly and you let yourself fall to shit. Seriously... not diva material. I strongly oppose your comeback and I hope you do not have any more hit songs. Unfortunately, there are enough people out there that do not respect the idea of true musical talent, so I am sure you will probably get some sort of following again... but people used to say that you'd be the next Madonna... and I really don't see that happening now.

5. You shouldn't have messed things up with Justin. He was the best you'll ever have.

Because of the reasons listed above, I think it is clear to say that you are definitely stupid. Way to go, Britney. I am so glad I don't have to read about your and your dumb ass husband anymore. In fact, chances are, he will fall off the face of the media-earth now that you are no longer attached to him. We all thank God for that. Best of luck to you. Maybe Disney will hire you back... I know, funny, right?

As a teacher and parent-to-be, it disgusts me that you are supposed to be a role-model for others (namely young girls). What a joke.

Please do us all a favor and go back to school, at least.
Good Luck Britney. As for you Kevin, where is your spousal support from your first wife. Oh yeah, and you, the loving, caring father of your first two children...and you left their mother when she was pregnant! What a worm...the free ride is over. Hop on the express train to JOB!!!
FedEx...lmfao..that's classic.

she made a mockery of her life BEFORE fedex came along. he's a complete idiot and will not amount to much without her. britney only got to where she is because she's a pretty face. deaf mutes sing better than her.
i feel for the children as they did not ask to be born into such a ridiculous family. they have to endure their innocent lives as the children of these half-wits.
I love that he's filing for custody of the boys. Has anyone ever seen him with or holding ANY of his four children?! Sheesh!
ok, Ive personally met K-fed and all I can say is "YOU GO GIRL" finally she sees how he has dragged her down. We all made crazy mistakes as young people growing up. This is hers, maybe now she will become something she can be proud of.. and K-FED LEAVE THE KIDS ALONE!!! He doesnt deserve custody of an ant much less to beautiful little boys!!
WHAT TOOK SO DAMN LONG??? Just goes to show you what appearing on WWE Tv will do for your marriage. Maybe him, Shar can hook up again on the Surreal Life
I see K-Fed is now applying for sole custody. Who in their right minds would give him sole custody? He's a joke. I'm glad she's leaving him.
FINALLY SHE CAME TO HER SENSES.AND IS DIVORCING K FEDERLINE.NOTHNG MORE THAN A CHEAP TUPAC,KNOCKOFF.I FEEL FOR HER HAVEING TWO KIDS.FROM DAY ONE I HAD MY DOWTS.IF THERE EVER WAS A MALE VERSION,OF A GOLD DIGGER K-FED,WOULD BE IT.THAT IS PROABLY WHY HE HAS BEEN ON,WWE,I BELIEVE IF HE IS OUT TO TRY THE WRESTLING THING,, HE WILL FLOP OUT AT THAT ASWELL..HE JUST NEEDS TO TAKE.HIS WANNABE GANG BANGER BUTT.BACK TO TACO BELL.
After all Britney is free for another man. Let's rejoice.
How many divorces are there every day in the world? One of my friends got divorced just last week. A story full of bitterness and tragedy. And nobody cares!
We now know that Kevin (K-Fed is so bad that I can't call him that) has a two children limit per woman. This will be his legacy. So, who will be next?
I love how K-punk fathers two children with one women, leaves them...then nails Brit for two more, and suddenly he wants custody. Gee, say "child support" greed or just another case of a bum trying to get 2 more minutes of fame!?
He'll go back to the first sucker...and suck what remaining money she has left dry...
I have had a guilty pleasure. Britney's music. I don't think she is talanted musically, but I do think she is talanted. How many of us could go up on stage and lip sink and dance and change into several outfits w/ in a the space of a few hours and then get up and do it again someplace else the next day? Raise your hands?

So she married a losser. I married a losser once. Everyone told me he was too. My parents, and no they didn't raise me to marry lossers, in fact they were disapointed by the whole thing. My friends, everyone knew but me. Perhaps, Britney, being a human beeing w/ her own thoughts and feelings, made this disicion on her own. Maybe, everyone telling her it wasn't going to work just made her want to be w/ him more. I mean that's how kids and young adults are sometimes. They do what people don't want them to do to be rebellious. Perhapes like me, like so many of us, she was blinded by something she hoped would be more than she was by the reality of it all.

No it wont be her last mistake. How many people in here have only made one mistake and then moved on to be perfect for the rest of your lives? Again, please raise your hands. Her life journy is different than ours as mine is to yours and yours is to mine so who knows what else she will do that will flabergast us all.

I do think she has made a good choice to divorce Kevin. It is the best thing to do if you can no longer live w/ someone, weather or not people thought who you married was great or awful. At's you who has to put up w/ that person at the end of the day not anyone else. Anyway, she wouldn't be the first woman ever to raise two kids on her own. I think she loves those two boys. You always see her w/ them and hear her talking of them. I think she will be a great mother to them and if she needs nanny's to help out so what? Honestly, so what, like no one here would need help as a single parent w/ two boy's under 2. Get off your high horses and let this girl breath.
yet another example of celebrities (as well as non-celebrities) who put themselves before their children. a 1-year old and newborn who because mom and dad are more than likely just being selfish and childish (i haven't heard anything about abuse or dangerous home environments), will grow up in a broken home. very sad. someone needs to change the mentality of this country. marriage and life aren't perfect all the time. grow up and realize that these things take work and your children (if not yourselves) are worth the effort. Divorce is good in some cases where more harm is being done by staying in the marriage, but more often than not, it's just people not wanted to put forth the effort to grow together. celebrities are in the limelight as role models and should try to set a good example.
WHO REALLY CARES AND WHY ARE NETWORKS REPORTING THIS GARBAGE WHEN WE JUST HAD AN ELECTION? THE WORLD IS GOING THRU SOME MAJOR CHANGES AND THIS GETS TOP PRIORITY IN THE REPORTING? WHO MAKES THESE DECISIONS?
WHEW! I HAD TO GET THAT OFF MY CHEST. NEXT!!!
Britney WAS pretty and could sing. Once she hooked up with K-Fed she became what he is TRASH. Her interview on TV with Matt Lauer looking trashy and chewing gum, girl what were you thinking off? Yes she has 2 adorable little boys and hopefully she will raise them the right way. Now K-Fed wants to fight her for custody, what is wrong with him? Does he think he can do better when he is a LOOSER? He just wants to get more money out of Britney. Hope she will be smart enought to keep her children and her money and for once make him work to earn his living.
Federline should get his ass to Iraq, at least then he'd be newsworthy. All of this pop-culture fluff panders to the idiots in our society.
I don't think K-fed is even well known enough for Fear-factor. He's just someone who grabed a hold of Brittneys coat tails. I hope he enjoyed the ride because he may actually have to work now to support all of his children.
Connie.. those kids were going to be raised by Nannies and Maids Either way.
Now it's time for FedEx to get a JOB!!!! His rapping career is obviously a joke so maybe he'll go back to being a background dancer.

I don't understand why Britney did not listen to anyone. EVERYONE knew this would just not work but she went with it any.

I feel bad but hey, what could you do?
This guy was a loser, who left his girlfriend for a bigger and better meal ticket. It was only a matter of time before it ended. p.s. I bet he only wants the kids for the money too.
ALI G HAS MORE CRED THAN K-FED !!! 'NUFF SAID !!!
i am a child without a father but at least i got a step-father!!
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