Britney Spears book LIVE: The Woman In Me revelations as world reacts to Notebook audition and Justin Timberlake fans leap to his defence
Drag performer Lucinda behind praises Britney as an 'icon' and 'fighter'
Drag performer Lucinda Behind said: ‘Britney is honestly quite the icon, a hard worker and a fighter.
‘I’ve always been inspired by strong women and Britney is a strong woman.
‘She has been through it all and she still stands on top, releasing a book to tell her story, releasing music. She is it, baby.
‘She is it and she inspired me to just keep trying, keep going and work hard and be sexy.’
Fans are excited to get their hands on the singer's tell-all memoir
Justin Timberlake keeps his silence
Justin is yet to comment publicly on the memoir.
A source told Entertainment Tonight: ‘Justin has been focusing on his own family and trying not to concern himself with Britney’s memoir.’
Women supporting women
Paris Hilton also shared this inspirational quote with her followers after receiving Britney’s book.
'Extremely powerful memoir'
The Telegraph’s music critic Neil McCormick described it as an ‘extremely powerful memoir’, awarding it four out of five stars.
He writes: ‘Ultimately, The Woman In Me is a story not about music so much as about the way that women are still routinely mistreated in the music business.
‘That it hasn’t turned into a complete tragedy is a testament to Spears’s essential fortitude of spirit – something that burns off these pages.’
'I'd rather you than me': Christina Aguilera would have preferred not to have been in the memoir
Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel last week the host asked her how she would feel if she was in the book.
‘Dude, I don’t know. I don’t know. I’m hoping that everything is all good with her. Everything’s beautiful. The future should be celebrated.’
As Jimmy continued to ask whether she would rather be in it or not, she replied ‘Listen, I’d rather it be you than me.’
Britney faces backlash for criticising Christina Aguilera after famous Rolling Stone cover
Britney blasted Christina Aguilera for teaming up with her ex Justin Timberlake for a tour after the couple’s break up.
The pair also starred on the cover of Rolling Stone together with the headling ‘Double Trouble’.
Defending Justin Timberlake
Other fans took to Twitter to defend the Cry Me A River hitmaker for the things he did in the past.
Split fan reaction
Revelations from the couple’s relationship has divided fans, with some quick to defend Britney.
Britney reveals abortion aged 19 when she she was in a relationship with Justin Timberlake
One of the major revelations from the book is that Justin Timberlake urged her to have after she became pregnant while the couple was together.
When the pair split Britney was painted as the “harlot who’d broken the heart of America’s golden boy,” she writes.
In reality, he was “happily running around Hollywood” while she was “comatose in Louisiana.”
Paris Hilton sends her support
Paris Hilton took to her Instagram story as she thanked the singer for her copy of the memoir.
‘Thank you [Britney]. I’m so proud of you. I can’t wait to read your new book, congratulations beautiful.’
Britney's riotous launch party at Mrs Riot bar
Britney Spears’ memoir was given a riotous launch party in London with drag and burlesque artists performing to some of her biggest hits.
Mother of the house Margo Marshall whetted fans’ appetites by reading an extract from the book where Spears talked about her special relationship with the gay community which she says gave her “unconditional love”.
Margo felt incredible honoured to be hosting the event as she told the crowd at the venue in the Covent Garden area of central London: ‘I grew up in a tiny little town.
‘Little old me is actually working for a Britney Spears event. This is unreal.’
Welcome to the Britney Spears' live blog
Britney Spears’ memoir The Woman In Me was released today at the popstar reveals all about the many trials and tribulations of her personal life.
From her romantic releationships, failed marriages, mental health battles and famous conservatorship, we took a look at the 10 MOST SHOCKING revelations from her tell all memoir.
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