“I thought how heartbreaking it must have been for my sister.”
Jamie Lynn Spears clearly has no plans to cease speaking about her sister Britney Spears amid their public feud.
On Monday, it was revealed Jamie Lynn will seem on Alex Cooper’s Call Her Daddy podcast for a two-part episode debuting at midnight tonight. Ahead of the drop, PEOPLE bought a preview during which Spears opens up about her sister’s break up from Justin Timberlake and the way she, an early teen on the time, felt when all of it went south.
“I think everyone thought it was forever. I was so sad, first off because my sister was so sad, but that, too, was the first time I saw [that] maybe I didn’t know everything about the relationship,” stated Jamie Lynn. “Perhaps they were protecting me and obviously why would they talk to me about anything.”
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Britney and Justin dated for 3 years earlier than they in the end break up in 2002. After their breakup, Justin launched the music video for “Cry Me a River,” a track about a dishonest girlfriend. For years, Justin denied that his 2002 hit was written about Britney — regardless of casting her lookalike within the video.
“I thought how heartbreaking it must have been for my sister when ‘Cry Me a River’ came out,” Jamie Lynn continued on the podcast. “Don’t get me wrong, like, that’s a way to launch your solo career, right? That’s a way to do it, but I felt really sad.”
Britney would launch the track “Everytime” in 2003, however has by no means publicly stated the track was about Timberlake. The track’s co-writer Annet Artani, nonetheless, stated it was Britney’s response to Justin’s track. Jamie Lynn seems to substantiate that account.
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“And my sister, she wrote that song ‘Everytime’ and she’s beyond brilliant with anything creative and she picked that song out on the piano and she wrote it and it still makes me cry because I think about how heartbroken she was, because that was her song and that was his song,” she defined.
The Call Her Daddy podcast is only one of a choose few interviews Jamie Lynn is doing to advertise her new ebook, “Things I Should Have Said,” a ebook which has sparked main drama between her and Britney. Over the previous week, the 2 have gone again at forth at one another over claims Jamie Lynn makes within the ebook, in addition to in interviews like “Nightline” selling it.
Eventually, Britney stated she does love her sister “unconditionally” and added that it is “so tacky for a family to fight publicly like this” — whereas asking her sister to indicate her some loyalty, as a substitute of exhibiting it to “the people that hurt me the most” amid her conservatorship battle. Jamie Lynn responded asking for her sister to name her so they may settle it offline.
“I’m happy to share how many times I’ve reached out to you, supported you and tried to help you. This is embarrassing and has to stop. I love you,” she added.
It appears she could share a few of these messages on the Call Her Daddy podcast, as one other clip from the present exhibits host Alex Cooper saying Jamie Lynn has a “text message that clears your name” … earlier than Spears reaches for her cellphone.