Will Britney Join TV Cast? Harris Says No Thanks

Star of 'How I Met Your Mother' thinks it's too much work for her
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 10, 2008 8:41 PM CDT
In this image released by CBS, Josh Radnor, left, speaks to Britney Spears, who portrays receptionist Abby, in a scene from "How I Met Your Mother."    (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton)
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(Newser) – Britney Spears did a fine job in her guest spot on "How I Met Your Mother," but don't expect her to join the cast anytime soon, star Neil Patrick Harris tells MTV. "You do it one week, it's fine, but to do it a lot of weeks is hard," he said. "She's not going to be a regular on our show." A CBS spokesman had no comment, though rumor mills continue to swirl. (Read more Britney Spears stories.)