After telling the audience she’d been thinking about it for sometime, she explained why she decided to belt one out.
“I’ve never really spoken about it, you know, and I’m a Southern girl, I’m from Louisiana, I’m from the South,” she said.
“And I have to keep it real, so I just want to make sure I keep having you (expletive) something to talk about, okay?”
She was referring to the media there and the bad press coverage of her over the years.
Spears then launched into a live cover of Bonnie Raitt’s award-winning song “Something to Talk About.”
Her impromptu performance comes nearly two months after she publicly defended herself against lip-syncing rumors.
Spears’ live rendition of “Something to Talk About” is below, but a warning about graphic language before the song.
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