Britney Performance To Close VMA Awards, Animals Involved

The New York Post talked to Salli Frattini, an executive producer of this year’s VMAs, who says Britney’s show this year may upstage her strip tease act of 2000. Frattini tells the Post, “She’s trying to anticipate giving us a production number that was even better than last year.”

Spears has been working hard on the show ending performance as Frattini added, “There are animals involved. It’s a really elaborate staging that she’s been rehearsing for weeks.”

You can catch the VMAs this Thursday at 8 PM on MTV.

Britney Mum On Justin Sex Details

Britney Spears tells YM that her and Justin’s parents didn’t know the two were living together until after the fact. Britney also refused to go into details on the couple’s sex life to the magazine saying, “It’s personal. The press will ask me things like how far I’ve gone or what’s the worst thing I’ve done sexually. I’m not going to go there.”

More Britney & Justin Wedding Talk

Peoplenews is reporting Britney’s reps aren’t sure whether reports her and Justin are engaged as the British rep admitted, “As far as we are aware, these stories are not true. Britney has always said in interviews that she is too young to get married. She and Justin have bought each other matching Cartier rings, but that doesn’t mean they are engaged.” The American rep said in a ‘sounding guilty’ huff, “I have no comment at this time, I have no comment at this time!”

SUN/Star: Britney And Justin Engaged… Deja Vu?

Well again a British tabloid (and The Star as well) is reporting that Britney Spears and longtime boyfriend Justin Timberlake are engaged. The Sun’s Clodagh Hartley reports Justin proposed while the two were recording the track where Justin provides backing vocals on Britney’s new album.

An insider revealed details of the proposal saying, “At first Britney played it up. Justin’s heart must have been in his mouth. She acted like she was going to say no.

“Then she started to cry and said: “Yes! Yes! Yes! I’ll marry you’. It was so sweet.

“When she accepted Justin cried as well. He pulled the earphone off and gave her a big soppy kiss. It was all very mushy.”

An insider also says Justin borrowed one of his mother’s rings to make the proposal and because it was too tight, Britney’s been wearing it around her neck.

Timberlake Ready To Shed Squeaky Clean Image

August 28, 2001 – The Village Voice’s Michael Musto talked to Steven Klein who photographed Justin Timberlake for his upcoming appearance in Arena Hommes Plus magazine. Klein reveals the spread will startlingly present Justin in the role of “a suburban kid, kind of violent.” Klein says, “You have to kill to have a rebirth.”

Britney Wants To Work With Samantha Mumba

A story on MTVasia that no doubt originated w/ a British tabloid as Britney’s quoted using the word ‘rubbish’.

Apparently Britney would like to work with Samantha when the two have time in their schedules to do so.

Britney admits, “One of my favorite singers at the moment is Samantha Mumba.

“I think she has a lot of class and talent and it’s rubbish when people say we are rivals. There are a lot of people I would like to duet with and Samantha is one of them.”

Britney Taps O-Town For Tour

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Britney Spears has recruited Making The Band stars O-Town to open for her gigs on the first leg of her tour that begins October 26 in Miami at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

O-Town is continuing the headlining shows at fairs, amphitheatres and a few clubs before the Spears tour.