Psychoanalyst Bethany Marshall spoke with ABC News about Britney Spears’ recent odd behavior, capped by the singer’s decision to shave her own head at a salon on Friday. “This is a major form of acting out,” she said. “She’s not using words and language as a way to express what’s going on. She’s doing things – the crotch shots, shaving her head, the tattoos. It says that she hasn’t learned to assert herself and become independent through self assertion rather than through acting out. The hair represents the stylists, the handlers, people who are in control of her life and manage her looks. Now she’s saying, I’m in charge of my looks.” Read more.
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