Britney Spears had her first live interview in a long time today, with New York City’s Z100 radio station. Brit arrived in Manhattan yesterday and is supposedly “taking the town by storm.” I think that means she’s doing a little bit of safe press and getting photographed. Which is exactly what she should be doing. It doesn’t seem like she’s up to anything crazy or over the top. Whoever she’s got doing her PR is doing a good job.
Brit confirmed that she’s been rehearsing not just for her most recent video (for single “Womanizer”) but for an upcoming worldwide tour as well. She also shared her thoughts on her VMA awards.
“I’ve been working on this album for six months or so,” she tells Z100′s JJ. The Britster seemed calm, cool and collected wearing a sweater and sunglesses [sic] as she added her thoughts on her new song, “Womanizer,” which dropped last week. “It’s a really cool song,” she says of the single. “I like the fact that it’s so empowering for girls, because it’s basically saying, ‘We know what you’re up to.’ It’s about guys cheating on other girls and stuff and it’s kind of like a girl anthem.”
Britney says she was suprised [sic]that for all the times she’s been nominated, that she finally won a VMA for her “Piece of Me” video. “It’s a cool video, but I think by far, that I’ve done videos that are way better, so I was really shocked that I got the award.” But this year’s success snagging three Moonmen could be just the start for Britney, who says she’s excited for the future of her videos. “It was just inspiring though, because now going forward with the videos I’m doing now, I can really go there and do something crazy and see what happens.”
The comeback queen arrived in the Big Apple yesterday, and she’s set to take in the sights and eat her favorite NYC treat – pizza. “I miss it here so much, I love it!” she gushes about the city. “It’s kind of bittersweet coming here because I used to live here for two years, so when I come back it’s like, man, I wish I had my apartment here still.”
Brit also revealed some exciting news for next year – she’ll be going on tour next year, “probably around the world.”
[From OK! Magazine]
Something tells me even with the downgrade in her finances over the last few years, Brit could probably still afford to buy a nice little studio in Soho if she wanted to. And I could house sit. And never gossip about her or put pictures of her stuff on the internet. It’s always a little funny to me when stars talk wistfully about things like they couldn’t get them if they wanted them.
If Britney had a successful tour, I think that’d really be the completion of her comeback. Especially if she could couple that with a decently-reviewed (and decently selling) CD. It seems like she’s not just got smart handlers working for her but like she’s also lucid. And happy. Things just keep getting better and better for her. Hopefully Brit’s CD will have some good tracks and her tour will go well.
Here’s Britney with her friends and security at the Mirage Hotel and Casino on her way to The Beatles Cirque De Soleil performance in Vegas on August 31st. Images thanks to WENN.