When Millie Bobby Brown suggested that she would love to play the pop star Britney Spears because she identified with her life of teen fame, it was questioned whether she’d be right for the role. Seemingly, even Spears was among them.
Brown told fellow child actor Drew Barrymore on The Drew Barrymore Show: “I think her story, first of all, resonates with me. Just growing up in the public eye, watching her videos, watching interviews of when she was younger.”
The 18-year-old Stranger Things star continued: “I mean, same thing with you [Barrymore]. I see the scramble for words [in her interviews]. And I don’t know her, but when I look at pictures of her, I feel like I could tell her story in the right way – and hers only.”
Despite the similarities of being thrust into the spotlight, Spears wasn’t having any of it. As it happens, the ‘Lucky’ singer actually seemed annoyed by the suggestion. “I hear about people wanting to do movies about my life… dude I’m not dead.”
Before cryptically adding: “Although it’s pretty fucking clear they preferred me dead.” And ultimately concluding: “Either way… I just want to say hi and share these fabulous doors now.”
Thus, we won’t be seeing Spears strike a movie deal any time soon. However, she is set to reveal her tale in a tell-all biography.