Britney Spears flipped the bird multiple times in a new video after she was filmed “speaking gibberish” and acting “manic” at a restaurant.
Spears chaotically danced, tousled her blonde tresses and poked her tongue out at the camera while rocking a strapless white mini dress with neon yellow piping and a pair of knee-high go go boots.
She also flipped her middle finger at the camera twice, before doing the ‘Hook ’em Horns’ hand sign (or maybe she merely meant “rock on.”)
At other points in the Instagram video — which had the comments switched off — she was seen applying powdered foundation to her face as she danced to the tune of I Touch Myself by Divinyls.
And in an accompanying caption – which has since been deleted from Instagram – Spears brushed off reports she had been acting manic during the public outing, before changing topic to call out an unnamed woman at her wedding in June who she alleged had “danced her way” to Spears’ new husband, Sam Asghari.
The pop icon, 41, also offered another rebuttal to the reports: a seemingly defiant Instagram meme which read, “they told me I couldn’t that’s why I did.”
It came one day after her casual dinner with husband Asghari ended with a bizarre meltdown and the actor “storming out.”
Witnesses said Spears began “talking gibberish” at Los Angeles hotspot JOEY on Friday night.
In the footage, a visibly frazzled Spears was seen sitting alone at the Woodland Hills establishment, holding up a menu to her face upon realising other diners were filming her.
The singer, who appeared to be talking to herself, soon left with her bodyguard.
Reps for Spears have not returned Page Six’s request for comment. Asghari’s rep declined to comment.
A manager at Joey’s also declined to “disclose any information” about the incident.
Spears has openly struggled with her mental health for several years and spoken out about the stresses of her 13-year conservatorship, including allegedly being held at a mental health facility against her will.
She claimed on social media and in court that she was being forced to take medications after she was reportedly diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
After more than a decade under the conservatorship, she was finally freed in 2021, and she was able to tie the knot with Asghari the following year.
The couple had a fairytale wedding at her home in California, with guests including Paris Hilton, Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore, and Madonna.
This story originally appeared on Page Six and is republished here with permission.
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