There's no denying the fact that, over the years, Britney Spears has taken some hard hits from critics. Doing things like shaving your head and having your toddler drive don't go unnoticed.
Most recently, online critics have been posting videos of her current shows and comparing them with her early performances. Which is pretty ridiculous, because none of us can be expected to have the same energy we did when we were teenagers.
Fifteen years from now, Willow Smith isn't going to be whipping her hair back and forth and Justin Bieber isn't going to be swaggering.
Britney's ex, Justin Timberlake, is defending the pop star over the 'cruel' online bullying. Timberlake recently told Playboy magazine,
"What a f-cked up thing to do…[The internet is] a cruel place…People think they can say anything and it doesn’t matter to people. I'd love to see the people who comment about Britney online say those things to her face, because they couldn't."
I'd like to see them say them to her face, too. Mostly because I'd be really impressed that they got past her entourage and were allowed to approach her.
"Also," Timberlake added. "If you pulled up a video I did from 2003, I couldn't do the sh-t I did then either."