A Britney Spears podcast celebrating 20 years of the Living Legend, Britney Jean Spears. T. Kyle and Bradley Stern are best friends and Britney stans since Day 1. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Britney's debut, they're teaming up on a podcast to discuss and share their most personal Britney memories to date - from their first listens of "...Baby One More Time" in 1998 to their hopes and dreams for Britney in 2019 and beyond, including her tenth studio album (B10) and cancelled Las Vegas Residency 'Britney: Domination'. This is a Britney Spears podcast for Britney stans, by Britney stans. Follow T. Kyle on Twitter at @tkylemac and Bradley Stern at @MuuMuse.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss some of the events in Britney's life thus far in 2019, their decision to go quiet amid hysteria, the resulting backlash, conspiracy theories, misinformation and accusations, mental health and treatment, the extremes of fandom, their changed views about social media, and overall takeaways from the ongoing situation in Britney’s life.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney’s (possible) return to Instagram, “me time,” wellness facilities, conflicting reports, family support on social media and provide some legal insight on conservatorships and mental health treatment. We send all of our love and support to Britney and her family.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the disappearance of the Legendary Miss Britney Spears in 2019, her final post on social media to date, her most recent sightings in public, the speculation about her whereabouts, fan theories, family drama, B10, Danja, the conservatorship, Andrew Wallet’s resignation, Once Upon a One More Time, RuPaul’s Drag Race tributes, Madame Tussaud’s wax figures, and nostalgic Funko Pop dolls and vinyl releases.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney's getaway to Hawaii, the 'Piece Of Me' Exclusive Limited Tour, the 2018 Hollywood Beauty Awards, the 2018 GLAAD Awards, the "Apple Pie" rumors, the scrapped (?) Pitbull and Marc Anthony collaboration, the Kenzo campaign, Tulisa's "Scream & Shout" court case, the Prerogative fragrance launch, the Jimmy Fallon "Ew!" segment, the tragic Piece Of Me Tour Club, the ET interview, the Atlantic City and Radio City tour stops, "Who Is It?," the Brighton Pride "Where are we?" incident, the actual end of 'Piece Of Me,' Kevin's court case, the 20th anniversary of '...Baby One More Time,' the 'Domination' announcement of an announcement, the tragic live stream event, the rehearsal videos, the Juliette Lewis rant, Vocalney and skits with Sam on Instagram, the creation of the It's Britney, Bitch! podcast and their hopes and dreams for the future of the Legendary Miss Britney Spears.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Titney, the "end" of 'Piece Of Me’ (the first time), the 'Britney Ever After' Lifetime movie dumpster fire, the Radio Disney Icon Award and tribute featuring Jamie-Lynn Spears, Britney's love letter to her gays, Britney: Live In Concert across Asia, the lip syncing accusations, live vocals, "Happy Birthday" in Singapore, the defensive Israeli interview, the live cover of Bonnie Raitt's "Something to Talk About," the Instagram Elvis cover for World AIDS Day, fashion runways, Rockin' New Year's Eve, and the State of Pop & Britney going into 2018.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards promo and performance with G-Eazy, the Halsey stan in the pit, TV promo appearances on 'Jimmy Kimmel,' 'Ellen' and 'Carpool Karaoke,' fierce looks abroad in London, the 2016 Apple Music Festival, the "Spanish and a baby" impact of Selena Gomez, the scrapped conservatorship conversation, weed and Madonna talk on 'The Jonathan Ross Show,' the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival performance, Christmas radio tours around the country, performing with "Tinasha," and the 2016 Billboard Music Awards medley.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the launch of the new and improved 'Remixed, Reimagined, Still Iconic' version of 'Piece of Me,' meeting Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas, the 'Britney Spears: American Dream' mobile game, the "Make Me" scrapped video debacle with David LaChapelle, the “Slumber Party” music video, and go track-by-track through Britney's ninth studio album, 'Glory.'
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the Super Bowl commercial with live (?) vocals, the Billboard cover story about the Vegas residency, the endless lead-up to “Pretty Girls” with Iggy Azalea, getting mad at Iggy, the music video, the press tour, the 2015 Billboard Music Awards performance, painting topless in her art room listening to Mariah Carey, the Ankleney twist, the ‘Ellen’ boot and residency extension, the Igloo Twitter “feud,” the Teen Choice Awards Style Icon Award with Fifth Harmony, the 2015 MTV VMAs, Mermaidney hair, “Tom’s Diner,” Bradley’s canceled documentary, meeting Britney, becoming the “Freakshow” slave, Iggy apologies and two more years of ‘Piece of Me.’
Bradley and T. Kyle break down the first version of Britney's 'Piece Of Me' residency at Planet Hollywood, their Most Personal experience at her New Year's Eve show, the crying "Perfume" gay, meeting Trisha Paytas, taking limos to empty mansions, Bradley's #blackout(s) in Las Vegas, Farrah Moan's balls, getting lost in the desert, the mystery savior, Bradley's crush/thirst, T. Kyle's anxiety attacks, Britney's backstage meeting with Lady Gaga, the Britney.com review, fan forums dragging Bradley, dumping and dragging David Lucado, the 2014 Billboard Awards, Zoe Saldana's 'Watch What Happens Live' appearance, the threat of a third 'Britney Jean' single, Myah Marie's "Adrenaline" with RuPaul, the launch of The Intimate Britney Spears, Fantasy: Stage Edition, the "artsy fartsy" next album and the Emancipation of Instagramney.
In an emergency episode, Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the abrupt postponement and/or cancellation of Britney’s forthcoming residency Domination and the “indefinite work hiatus,” and get honest with their first impressions about the show and the events leading up to the announcement.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss rumors of a Las Vegas residency, Hannah Spears, the Jason Trawick breakup, the “Scream & Shout” remix, going Brunetteney, David Lucado, Godney, England, Selena Gomez paying tribute, Bradley interviewing Danja, will.i.am’s Google Hangout session, the return of will.i.am, the ‘Shape’ cover story, “Ooh La La,” Smurfs 2, Adrienne Bailon and Eve calling Britney out, too much hype, a countdown, “Werk,” the lead-up to the release of “Work Bitch,” the GMA Desert Disaster of 2013, interviews with Mario Lopez, her gay fans, a term of endearment, being a gay icon, being somewhat girls, the “Work Bitch” video, Britney tweeting MuuMuse, being plants for pop stars, the album cover, the handwritten letter, Miley Cyrus and “SMS (Bangerz),” “Perfume,” song leaks, Myah Marie and the vocal controversy and the ‘I Am Britney Jean’ documentary. Then, they go track-by-track through Britney’s eighth studio album, her Most Personal Album To Date, ‘Britney Jean.’
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney’s wrap-up of the ‘Femme Fatale Tour’ in ‘V,’ her cameo at an Olympic Women in Sport conference, Lana Del Rey stanning Britney during her debut, the death of Radar Horse, the announcement of Britney’s casting on Season 2 of ‘X Factor USA,’ the FOX upfronts, the auditions, anxiety attacks, erratic behavior, bonding with Demi Lovato, Bradley’s experience at the Providence auditions, the awkward Don Phillip reunion, promotional appearances, ‘Ellen,’ Bradley’s Skype interview with The Holy Spearit herself, “Not Yet,” the mysterious Darkchild studio moment, “Happy Birthday,” the live episodes, T. Kyle’s pre-show GIF gig, Khloe Kardashian’s nipples, Keesha, #SomethingMoreUrban, the Fifth Harmony side-eye, the “Scream & Shout” song and video premieres and the Fantasy Twist campaign.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss “Hold It Against Me,” the Bonnie McKee demo leak, the video for “Hold It Against Me,” the ‘Femme Fatale’ album leak, the album cover and photo shoot, and go track-by-track through Britney’s seventh studio album. They also discuss Twister Dance, her iconic ‘Good Morning America’ promo, ‘Kimmel’ and ‘GMA performances, ‘I Am the Femme Fatale,’ “S&M” with Rihanna, “Till The World Ends” with Kesha and Nicki Minaj, Britney concert etiquette, the ‘Femme Fatale Tour’ and the flop premiere in Times Square.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the comedown following The Circus Tour, custody battles and conservatorships, Jason Trawick, the 2010 Grammys, the alleged “second breakdown” and conspiracy theories, Britney’s personal collection for Candies for Kohl’s, Glee, the Radiance campaign, choosing one’s own destiny, appealing to locals and the lead-up to her seventh studio album, Femme Fatale.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the build-up to 'The Circus Tour: Starring Britney Spears' and go section-by-section through Britney's 2009 world tour while sharing their (something more) personal experiences at the show, as well as the Candie's for Kohl's campaign, Circus Fantasy, Heidi Montag's Britney-biting "Body Language" performance at the Miss Universe 2009 pageant, "3" and Britney's second greatest hits package, The Singles Collection.
In a very special Thanksgiving episode, T. Kyle & Bradley reveal 10 things that they are thankful for regarding the Legendary Miss Britney Spears, as well as 10 other iconic pop culture moments and/or Queens of Pop. You want a hot turkey? You better gobble, bitch!
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney's hospitalization in January, paparazzi overload, 'How I Met Your Mother,' the birth of Neyde Spears and meme culture, the 2008 MTV VMAs promos with Russell Brand, her VMAs comeback, the secret "Mannequin" rehearsal video, MTV's 'For The Record,' 'Womanizer,' the Bambi Awards, international performances, the Big Apple Circus 'GMA,' the "Circus" video, the concept of 'Circus' (is basically about, you know, a circus), preparing for ‘The Circus Tour’ and go track-by-track through her sixth studio album, 'Circus.'
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the post-2007 generation of Britney fans, tabloid culture, TMZ and X17Online, late night gas station escapades and outbursts, Britney's official website, the head shave seen 'round the world, the tattoos, the umbrella attack, going to the light and seeing Jesus, OMG Is Like Lindsay Lohan Like Okay Like, the M+Ms Tour, "State of Grace” and unreleased demos, the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, Chris Crocker and the "Gimme More" music video, and go track-by-track through her fifth studio album, 'Blackout.'
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney’s turbulent relationship with the paparazzi, the backlash, the subtle baby drop, the Matt Lauer interview, Kevin Federline’s flop music career, The Mysterious Tiger, “rebellion-snippet.mp3,” homepage poetry and letters, the birth of Jayden James, Kevin Federline’s album release party, T. Kyle’s Most Personal experience at the party, Britney’s surprise Late Night appearance, the announcement of her divorce, the celebration on ‘The View,’ the upskirt controversy, the night of the “Bimbo Summit” - otherwise known as Britney, Paris and Lindsay partying together.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the premiere of “Mona Lisa” at the end of 2004, the promise of the elusive ‘Original Doll’ album that was ultimately scrapped, the songs that have leaked since, her scrapped MTV special that became her UPN series ‘Chaotic’ with Kevin Federline, the best and worst moments of her reality show, T. Kyle’s own MySpace version of ‘Chaotic,’ Britney’s messages to fans on her official website, “Do Somethin’,” the ‘Chaotic’ EP, whether “Over To You Now” is about anal sex, Pregnantney, the release of “Someday (I Will Understand),” the birth of Sean Preston, the release of ‘B In The Mix,’ the origins of “And Then We Kiss” and the release of Fantasy.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney’s shotgun wedding in Las Vegas, her Pepsi gladiator commercial with Beyonce and Pink, the Onyx Hotel Tour, Onyx Hotel chocolate brown hair, the David LaChapelle imagery and the incredible tour book, The Outrageous Incident of 2004, the knee, the abrupt ending of the tour, “My Prerogative,” her first greatest hits collection, the accompanying DVD, her relationship with Kevin Federline, her second surprise wedding of 2004, the ‘People issue, Britney’s first fragrance Curious, and the beginning of Rebellionney.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss coming into their own gay lives at the same time as Britney's sexual emancipation, T. Kyle's BaitBus aspirations, the culture-shaking same-sex kiss at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards between Britney, Madonna and Christina Aguilera, kicking off a new era with 'Me Against The Music,' promotional specials, the Diane Sawyer interview, the NFL Kick-Off. They also talk through a track-by-track of Britney's fourth studio album, 'In The Zone,' tell the story of Britney writing 'Everytime,' and explain why "Toxic" is for straight people.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney's 'Dream Within A Dream' World Tour, her first Most Personal documentary and photo book 'Stages,' her transition into Actressney with 'Crossroads,' favorite memories from the film, an 'Austin Powers' cameo, Pepsi Twist, 'Britney's Dance Beat,' presenting an award to Michael Jackson at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards, Justin Timberlake's 'Cry Me A River’ and Bradley's repressed standom during the era.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the flaw-free debut performance of "I'm A Slave 4 U" at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards and go track-by-track through her third studio album 'Britney,' the music videos from the era, performing at the Super Bowl with Aerosmith and *NSYNC, her Billboard Awards performance in the middle of the Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas, MTV's Making The Video, Britney's highly publicized break-up with Justin Timberlake, controversy, Wade Robson cheating allegations and her legendary Pepsi commercials.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney's sophomore studio album, Oops!...I Did It Again track-by-track, declare Britney's best vocal performance, discuss the music videos from the era, the media's obsession with her virginity, the impact of her game-changing 2000 MTV Video Music Awards performance, her Grammys debut, rivalry with Christina Aguilera, 'Saturday Night Live,' the 'Crazy 2K Tour' and her Hawaii special, and the song that invented Christmas, "My Only Wish (This Year)."
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss Britney's debut studio album, ...Baby One More Time track-by-track, the music videos from the era, her 1999 World Music Awards performance," her first scandal, Britney's first 'Rolling Stone' cover, her EMAs debut as well as her first-ever performance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Bradley and T. Kyle discuss the making of the "It's Britney, Bitch" podcast, who they are, and their very first, very gay memories of The Legendary Miss Britney Spears, beginning with the release of her culture-defining debut single, "...Baby One More Time," the equally iconic accompanying music video, Britney's mall tour, her showcase in Singapore, and the media's first impression of Britney.