Lynne Spears On The “Today” Show

September 17 2008, 10:36 am

Lynne appeared on the "Today" show this morning, to promote her new book "Through The Storm." Lynne Spears, whose daughters Britney and Jamie Lynn found both fame and infamy in a dizzyingly short amount of time, said her new book is an attempt to set the record straight. "I think there was the tabloid version of our lives," she told TODAY's Meredith Vieira in an exclusive interview Wednesday. "I wanted people to see our family as we really are."

Spears had begun the book, "Through the Storm: A Real Story of Fame and Family in a Tabloid World," five years ago as a collection of poems and memories. But when controversy and scandal erupted first around Britney and then around Jamie Lynn, she decided she needed to tell the story the way it really happened to real people.

"I have sat for hours thinking and thinking about everything that's happened," Spears, 53, explained. "It's been a whirlwind. It's been a wild ride for everybody."

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Source: MSNBC