2004 – Married for two days, pop star Britney Spears, contending that she “lacked understanding of her actions,” asks a county court in Nevada to annul her Las Vegas marriage to a childhood friend over the weekend. Spears, 22, married Jason Allan Alexander of Kentwood, La., two days earlier at an early morning ceremony. The […]
2004 – Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan Alexander from Kentwood, Louisiana. The lovebirds are hitched at 5 AM at the Little White Wedding Chapel, the famous Strip nuptial warehouse where one can get married at a drive-up window.
2003 – Britney Spears tops the album charts with her much hyped In the Zone record. She becomes the first female artist in chart history to land four consecutive albums at No. 1. Blink-182 are at No. 3 with their self-titled album, while a remix of the Beatles’ Let It Be enters at No. 5.
2003 – Britney Spears becomes the youngest singer to ever get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2003 – Britney Spears cancels a scheduled appearance at the MTV Europe Music Awards, blaming illness.
2003 – Britney Spears is sued by a Japanese man accused of being her stalker. Masahiko Shizawa alleges her bodyguards threatened him with a gun, causing “extreme emotional stress.”
2003 – A judge orders a Japanese businessman to stay away from Britney Spears after declaring Masahiko Shizawa “was abnormally obsessed and fixated with Spears.” Join the club!
2003 – Britney Spears performs a surprise show at Las Vegas’ Palms hotel/casino, singing three songs from a forthcoming album.
2003 – What do pop strumpet Britney Spears, rock behemoths Aerosmith, soul sista Mary J. Blige and punk brats Good Charlotte have in common? Football, apparently. All four appeared at a concert on Washington, D.C.’s Mall to kick off the NFL season.
2003 – In an interview with CNN’s Tucker Carlson, a gum-chewing Britney Spears says she wouldn’t kiss another woman unless it was Madonna, and that “we should just trust our president in every decision that he makes.” God bless America.
2003 – Skechers announces it has signed an endorsement deal with Christina Aguilera. Fellow pop strumpet Britney Spears previously sued the shoe company for failing to make good on a separate marketing deal.
2003 – The 20th annual MTV Video Music Awards begin with a big surprise, with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera singing Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” while decked out in racy wedding attire similar to what the Material Girl wore during her performance of the song at the 1984 ceremony. Madonna herself then appears to sing […]