Britney Spears says she is being ‘bullied’ over Instagram posts

‘Reading all of the mean comments really hurts my feelings,’ singer says

Sabrina Barr
Wednesday 18 March 2020 10:10
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Britney Spears has said that she feels she is being “bullied” on Instagram after being criticised for posting repetitive images.

With 23.6m Instagram followers, Spears frequently uses her account to share inspirational quotes alongside motivational captions.

In her latest post, the singer shared a quote that reads: “Nobody watches you harder than the people that can’t stand you” explaining in the caption how the “mean comments” hurt her feelings.

“I’ve read a lot of things online of people criticising my posts… saying I post the same 15 pictures with the same red background and wearing the same white bathing suit,” the 38-year-old wrote, saying that she gets “really excited” when sharing posts on the social media platform.

“Reading all of the mean comments really hurts my feelings... and I wanted to share because you really shouldn’t be saying all of these mean things to someone you don’t even know… this goes for bullying anyone really!!!!!!”

Spears went on to say that in the “hard times” many people are currently going through, the hardships should “teach us to be nice to one another”.

The singer also addressed some backlash she received recently for sharing a post about her horses, stating: “I am truly sorry if I offended anyone.”

“I think it’s important to see things that bring happiness during hard times and making light of a situation can sometimes help people!!!! I love you all… stay safe… and be nice!!!!!” she concluded her message.

Last month, Spears was hospitalised after breaking her foot while dancing, a post on her boyfriend’s Instagram account revealed.

“When you break something it tends to heal stronger specially when you’re my girl,” Spears’ partner Sam Asghari wrote on Instagram.

“My lioness broke her metatarsal bone on her foot doing what she loves which is dancing. Wishing her the best recovery so she can jump, run, and dance her butt off.”

Last April, it was reported that Spears had checked into a mental health facility.

Later that month, the musician shared a video on Instagram stating that her family had been “going through a lot of stress and anxiety” and that she “just needed time to deal”.

“But don’t worry, I will be back very soon”, she added.

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