Britney Blasts Back at Pink

Spears calls fellow pop star a "hypocrite"

October 17, 2002 12:00 AM ET

Britney Spears likes Pink's music, but she's sick of her mouth. In her song, Don't Let Me Get Me" (from 2001's Missundaztood), Pink sings, "Tired of being compared to damn Britney Spears," and since then she's referred to Spears as a "puppet on a string."

According to Spears, Pink made the remark a week after sending Spears flowers to her hotel room. "She probably [said] that to protect her whole gimmick thing," Spears says. "I respect that, but don't be a hypocrite and put me down when you're, like, performing with your belly showing, too.

"I still think her music rocks," Spears continues. "But the whole thing hurt my feelings. I felt like, 'I thought you liked me. You sent me flowers.'"

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