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.”
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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