Britney Spears has finally finished the long-awaited book that dives deep into her life, her family and the years of her guardianship.
The announcement of the end of his memoir was cause for celebration for fans. However, a huge paper shortage is causing a major delay in the tome’s publication, TMZ reported on Saturday.
Sources told the publication that there was no scheduled date for the resolution of the paper shortage, which caused the rollout of a release date to come to a screeching halt.
Delay: Britney Spears, 40, has completed her memoir but due to a paper shortage the publishing process has been delayed, sources told TMZ on Saturday; seen in 2019 in Hollywood
Britney and her team originally wanted the memoir to be available in January next year.
Sources have confirmed to TMZ that Britney’s tell-all memoir will be published under Simon & Schuster, one of America’s largest publishers.
The Baby One More Time singer, 40, signed a book deal earlier this year in February and received a $15 million advance.
So close and yet so far: Although the star has finished her memoir, she has to wait for a solution to the paper shortage. His team originally wanted the memoir to be available in January 2023
In an Instagram post that has since been deleted, the star expressed her excitement at the chance to share her side of the story, according to USA Today.
“Well, I’m writing a book right now and it’s actually healing and therapeutic…it’s also hard to bring up past events in my life,” the Toxic hitmaker wrote.
‘I have never been able to express myself openly!!! I can only imagine that I look childish, but I was extremely young with these events,” Britney concluded.
Big deal: The Baby One More Time singer signed a book deal in February and received a $15 million advance
The Gimme More singer began putting pen to paper after her younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, released her own memoir, Things I Should Have Said.
Britney got angry at the content and claims included in the book. According to Page Six, the singer’s attorney, Mathew Rosengart, wrote a cease and desist letter shortly after the memoir was made public.
“Although Britney has not read and does not intend to read your book, she and millions of her fans were shocked at how you exploited her for monetary gain,” he said. in his statement.
At the end of the letter, the attorney added, “She won’t tolerate it, and neither should she.
Feud: Jamie Lynn Spears released her own memoir earlier this year in January, which upset her older sister due to allegations about her
Motivation: The Toxic singer started writing her own memoir after the publication of Things I Should Have Said
Although Britney has to wait for a miracle to happen when it comes to the supply shortage, the Queen of Pop has one more reason to cheer.
The star picked up a victory earlier this week on Wednesday as a judge ruled she didn’t have to sit for a deposition amid a court battle with her father, Jamie Spears, Deadline reported.
The father-daughter duo battled it out in court at the end of the 13-year conservatorship.
Britney put forth claims like her dad spying on her, while on the other side Jamie alleged the singer spread lies about her.
Victory in court: Britney recently scored a victory earlier this week when a judge ruled the star did not have to sit for a deposition amid a court battle with her father, Jamie Spears