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A Certain Sacrifice: What Was Britney
Telling Us When She Cut Her Own Hair?
You do have to sacrifice your freedom when
you’re in this business, but it’s a small price
to pay for all the good.
—BRITNEY AND LYNNE SPEARS
Britney Spears Heart to Heart (2000)And shall my life, my single life,
Obstruct all this?
—IPHIGENIA IN EURIPIDES’
Iphigenia at Aulis
i. Hey, Britney, I hear you want to lose control
At 7 P.M., Tarzana, California, was getting dark.* It was that sinister time the French call entre chien et loup, when the world turns