Christina and Britney do have an extended historical past collectively, with them each starring on the Mickey Mouse Membership revival within the early ’90s earlier than being catapulted into superstardom by the tip of the last decade and persevering with to dominate the pop music scene within the aughts. Nevertheless, the 2 had been typically pitted towards one another.
“Once I was arising, it was very apparent ?” she told Jimmy in 2018. “Me and Britney had been positively—there was a Britney-Christina thought-about rivalry factor.”
Certainly, Christina felt like they had been handled in a different way within the press, particularly after the discharge of her 2002 hit “Dirrty.”
“It is laborious to listen to your self being referred to as names,” she recalled to Cosmopolitan in 2018. “I keep in mind being damage by these commercials on MTV, pitting Britney as the nice woman and me because the unhealthy woman. It is like, if I will be demure and harmless, that is okay. But when I will simply be myself, I am bother.”