For Britney Spears’ 39th birthday, ET is looking back at interviews with the singer during her ‘In The Zone’ album cycle. Only ET was invited as Britney prepared for her 2003 ABC special and 2004 Onyx Hotel Tour. Spears, who had just turned 21 after the release of ‘In The Zone,’ opens up in a series of interviews about growing up in the spotlight, her inspirations for her fourth album, and how she was in talks to be a Bond girl after her spy-inspired ‘Toxic’ music video.
Check out a look back at a much more present and vibrant pop star before they got her all hopped up on suppressive meds! There’s gotta be a better way! Check out a 16-year throwback above!