USA TODAY’s Karen Thomas looks at the two radical camps, and Hollywood media-image consultant Michael Sands makes some observations.
Britney Spears and Kevin Federline
Every candid moment of the couple’s pre-wedding courtship — from close-ups on the 23-year-old pop princess’s acne to bragging about having sex three times in one day with Federline, 27 — was the premise behind Britney & Kevin: Chaotic, which ran earlier this summer on UPN.
“Sure, it’s immature, but her fans love it and she can do no wrong with her fans. But Britney has basically lost the clout that she once had. She has loyal fans, but she’s not going to gain any new ones.”