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Britney News: Song Title Angers Parents, First Husband Goes to Jail

December 5, 2008 10:55 AM ET

Parents who bought their children a copy of Britney Spears' Circus have begun coming to the realization that the song "If You Seek Amy" is just a sneaky way to say "F-U-C-K Me," and predictably they're not too happy. "I was astonished and totally taken aback when I heard my 5 and 7 year old kids walking around the house singing 'F-U-C-K'," said one parent. "When I asked them what it was, they told me it was Britney Spears. I was horrified." Listen, we don't want to tell people how to raise their kids, but a Britney album is guaranteed to be stocked with sexual innuendos, from "...Baby One More Time" through Blackout's "Get Naked (I Got A Plan)." Barsenbach goes on to complain that she felt "deceived" by the song title, as she thought the album would be filled with "acceptable content for children."

In other vaguely Britney-related news, remember Spears' first husband Jason Alexander? The guy who probably took a shotgun wedding a little too far and will forever be known as the guy who isn't the co-star on Seinfeld? The poor guy was arrested this week for violating his probation linked to a 2006 DUI conviction. He'll spend ten days in jail while his ex-wife enjoys the spoils of her latest top-selling album.

Related Stories:
Cover Story: Britney Returns
Britney Spears' Life in Photos: A Timeline of Her Rise, Fall and Comeback
Album Review: Britney Spears, Circus

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