Justin Lengthy recollects being struck by ‘disarmingly down-to-earth’ Britney Spears
Justin Lengthy remembered being “struck” by how “regular and easygoing” Britney Spears was regardless of being a well-known star again then once they shot Crossroads.
In an interview Leisure Tonight, The Wave actor talked concerning the time he labored with the Poisonous singer on their 2002 coming-of-age film.
“I keep in mind her being so down-to-earth, like disarmingly down-to-earth,” the actor advised the outlet. “I keep in mind being struck by how regular and easygoing she appeared for all of the hoopla surrounding her.”
On the time when the singer filmed the romantic-comedy, she already had two finest promoting albums to her identify and was a well known identify all over the world.
“After which a few years later seeing what the paparazzi did to her, it was actually unhappy that we reside in that form of tradition that may do this to a human being. She was so good to everybody,” Lengthy added.
The Barbarian actor beforehand shared his expertise on how variety Spears was on set with him in a 2020 Instagram publish whereas the mom of two was underneath the conservatorship.
“I keep in mind being barely nervous to work with Britney Spears – she was such a large star in 2002 (as she nonetheless is). When she launched herself to me within the make-up trailer, I used to be disarmed by how candy and NOT well-known she appeared – only a good woman (not but a girl) from Louisiana. She instantly made me really feel snug…” he wrote.
Lung continued: “Britney appeared to get exponentially extra tense (completely understandably) at any time when we walked off set together with her bodyguard ‘Large one thing’ (my reminiscence is so dangerous however I keep in mind actually liking him – a large, heat, pleasant, terrifying man), Individuals would clamor to get to her and paparazzi had been continuously lurking behind bushes, in bushes, and so forth.”
“Years later, when the tabloid frenzy surrounding Britney reached a fever pitch, I keep in mind feeling so sorry for her,” Lung went on. “No one deserves to be hounded and harassed like that – least of all a really candy particular person – one who behaved kindly in the direction of a younger nervous actor who occupied a a lot decrease rung on the hierarchical ladder of that movie set.”
Spears acquired her a lot awaited freedom from the authorized binding in November 2021 and sometimes shares on her social media handles how a lot her household abused her in the course of the 13-year-long conservatorship.