The Ballad(s) of Justin and Britney, Vol. 1: ‘Cry Me a River’

“The bridges were burned / Now it’s your turn, to cry”

On “The All-New Mickey Mouse Club” (MMC)
On “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in September, 2007
“M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E”
At the American Music Awards on January 8, 2001
With his mother, Lynn, on ABC’s “20/20” in early November, 2002
Britney with a different snake at the MTV VMAs in on September 6, 2001
“I’m a Slave 4 U” (2001)
“You were my sun, you were my earth”
A culturally important lip bite
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Scarlett in “What Goes Around… Comes Around” (2007)
“Since U Been Gone” (2004)
On ABC’s “Primetime” in November, 2003

Culture writer and (actual) music video scholar with a potentially unhealthy interest in the lives and art of pop divas

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