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Britney Spears nails spoken word performance of Meredith Brooks’ iconic feminist anthem ‘Bitch’


Britney Spears’ Piece Of Me Las Vegas residency has received rave reviews ever since it reopened earlier this year with a revamped show and set-list.

But until now, there’s been one thing missing. One thing that could take the fireworks, feathers, spandex and glitter to a whole new level.

That’s right, you guessed it; a spoken word cover of a 90s feminist anthem.

In a new video clip that has surfaced on Twitter, Spears can be seen giving fans an unexpected treat during her show this week, with a recital of Meredith Brook’s iconic 1997 hit Bitch.

During a break between songs, one of Spears’ backing dancers can be seen bringing over her glasses (essential for getting a good look at the wild reactions), before she tells the crowd: “I just wanted to let you guys know, I feel like a bitch.”

Striding around the stage, Spears continues: “And a lover… and a child… and a mother.”

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The star then breaks into an ad libbed spoken word performance of the full Bitch chorus, delighting screaming fans with:

“And a sinner, and a saint, and I do not feel ashamed. I’m your hell, I’m your dream, and I’m nothing in between.

“And I wouldn’t want it any other motherf***ing way.”

Watch the special moment unfold below:

Spears is currently performing her Piece Of Me show at Planet Hollywood three times a week, and will continue doing so until May next year. So it’s no surprise that the star wanted to shake things up a little.

It’s also not the first time she’s brought a little edge to her set with some brilliantly 90s-themed cover action.

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During her 2009 Circus Tour, the Toxic singer covered Alanis Morisette’s You Oughta Know, which is something we’d rather like to see again…



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