Brit Heading Back to Mother

Everyone's 'thrilled'
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Apr 20, 2008 9:15 AM CDT
Lynne Spears, Brit's real mom.   (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, file)
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(Newser) – Struggling pop princess Britney Spears will reprise her successful role as a receptionist in an upcoming episode of the TV series How I Met Your Mother, reports People. “The show is ecstatic and so is Britney,” said an insider. It's not clear if everyone will be quite so ga-ga. Neil Patrick Harris, who plays Barney, recently groused about "stunt casting" to boost ratings.