Britney Spears marched into a random hair salon and shaved off her hair in - and a tattooist who saw her that night tells Channel 5 documentary Britney Spears - Breaking Point just why she did it. Fans could only look on in horror as Britney Spears hit the self-destruct button in amid a harrowing breakdown. In the space of 14 months, an all-too public battle with mental illness saw her fade from a million-dollar selling pop princess into a broken and vulnerable star, who had to be wheeled out of her own home strapped to a gurney. But perhaps one of the most profoundly tragic images from that time was of Britney shaving her own head.
Britney Spears reveals devastating reason she shaved her head during public meltdown
Recently released documentary 'Framing Britney Spears' is being discussed widely on the internet. The documentary throws light upon Britney Spears and all the incidents that led to her breakdown and eventual conservatorship. From shaving her head, to VMAs performance with a python to kissing Madonna on stage, here are the number of times Spears created a stir. On February 16, , Britney Spears had the most shocking moment of her career, when she headed to a Tarzana hair salon late at night and shaved her own head right in front of paparazzi cameras. Whatever you guys are looking for in terms of me coming back and being that person again, that person is gone, and you have destroyed her. Morris added, "The idea that you could look at [those images] and only see a 'crazy person' that just tells me what a vulturous society she was working with. Britney was the queen of VMAs, and each time managed to stand out with her act.
Framing Britney Spears reminds us we still find a woman shaving her head confronting
But it's unfair to assume a shaved head is a sign of a breakdown. And in shaving her head perhaps she was expressing the desire to be free of that expectation," says Dr McCann. Melbourne-based wellbeing specialist Lucy Richards has been playing with the idea of shaving her head for more than a year. For her, it's a way to experimenting with her identity as a woman. Sporting a shaved head can also be closely tied to expressions of sexuality or gender identity, adds Dr McCann.
The singer, 39, sheared off her locks with a pair of clippers at a hair salon, after her ex, Kevin Federline, reportedly wouldn't let her see their two kids, Sean and Jayden. While Britney 's battle with her conservatorship has been detailed in the new documentary Framing Britney Spears , it's another film about the popstar's life that delved into her most famous public stunt. The documentary, Britney Spears - Breaking Point, reveals the reason Britney shaved her head, which was kept secret for 12 years. Emily said in the documentary: "I noticed her hair was gone. I remember asking her, 'why did you shave your head?