The tabloids went wild! Shocking photos emerged of the young singer walking into the salon, taking a trimmer to her own head, and looking wild-eyed as her hair fell to the floor. The world asked why? In the days and weeks that followed, Britney was accused of insanity and instability. Was this the public descent into madness that the news outlets believed? Back in Britney gave birth to her first son, then in her second.
Britney Spears feels 'blessed' 10 years since shaved head | Daily Mail Online
Share 38 shares Smiling with her boy cradled in her arms, the Lucky singer looked nothing like the sad figure the world had seen head to a Tarzana hair salon on late at night on February 16, That night as fans and photographers looked on, the year-old walked into Esther's Haircutting Studio and demand the hairstylist cut off her long brown locks. When the hairstylist refused to shave her head, the star grabbed the clippers and did it herself Esther Tognozzi refused to do what the star asked, so Britney grabbed the clippers and proceeded to cut off all her hair. Just a few days later, Britney became enraged at photographers and attacked them with an umbrella - all of which was caught on film. Troubled, sad and in the middle of a bitter custody battle with Kevin Federline, Britney continued to struggle. Just a few days later, Britney became enraged at photographers and attacked them with an umbrella - all of which was caught on film All that came to a head when the star suffered another breakdown and in January, when she refused to hand over her sons to her ex, was hospitalized on a involuntary psychiatric hold.
10 Years Later, Britney Spears' Head-Shaving Moment Is Still Unforgettable
By Stephanie Marcus The world had already been watching Britney Spears unravel for years when she walked into a hair salon in Tarzana, California, a decade ago and shaved her head. Images of a wide-eyed Spears bald as the day she was born, gritting her teeth, are memorable not only because they are visually jarring when compared to her polished pop-star looks, but due to the nature of the act itself. She recoiled from celebrity culture by mortifying her own flesh.