In retrospect, Britney Spears finds her internationally documented downward spiral as mystifying as anyone else does. "I sit there and I look back and I'm like, 'I'm a smart person. What the hell was I thinking?'" Spears says in an interview set to air on MTV next month as part of the publicity blitz around her new album.
"I've been through a lot in the past 2 or 3 years, and there's a lot that people don't know,” she says in the 90-minute special, which credits her manager as executive producer.
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