Brit Behavin' in Sitcom Cameo

Sharpens her acting chops for CBS' How I Met Your Mother
By Caroline Zimmerman,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2008 6:49 PM CDT
Brit Behavin' in Sitcom Cameo
Britney Spears poses on the press line at the Scandinavian Style Mansion party in Los Angeles in this Dec. 1, 2007, file photo.    (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, file)

(Newser) – Britney Spears is acting like a lady on the set of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, her cast-mates report—and Spears is "having a blast" herself, she tells People. Spears arrived promptly for work at a Los Angeles studio early yesterday morning, then again this afternoon after keeping a scheduled visit with her two young sons, the mag adds.

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Spears "knew her lines better than I knew mine," joked co-star Josh Radnor of the pop princess' role as a dermatologist's receptionist. The episode is scheduled to air March 24. Brit even dropped the idea of extending the role, People reports. A trace of the old Brit did linger, however: "She chewed gum obsessively," a source said. (Read more CBS stories.)

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