Polly Vernon of the Guardian profiled how the music career is all about the makeover, including the transformation of Britney Spears. “Where once there was wholesome, clear-eyed gloss, jersey crop tops and residual pinkness, there is now only monochrome, sub-bondage bustiers, two-tone white-trash hair and grubbiness around the edges,” Vernon said. “The fringe is heavy, the eyes are glazed, the cleavage is pneumatic, but in a pole dancing – as opposed to cheerleading – way. The impact of this whole nouvelle slut statement is heightened considerably by the accompanying interview. No, she’s not a virgin after all. Yes, she had sex with Justin Timberlake. (Well, you would, wouldn’t you?)” Read more.