Jamie Lynn Spears says sister Britney was heartbroken over losing Grammy to Christina Aguilera: it was ’embarra*sing’

Jamie Lynn Spears is reflecting on the time her sister Britney Spears was left heartbroken after losing to former rival Christina Aguilera at the 2000 Grammy Awards.

During the latest “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” » In the episode, the actress, 32, revealed she thought the pop star, 41, was a contender for the best new artist award while chatting with partner Sam Thompson about his recent snub on the British Podcast Awards.

“Want to hear about something really embarra*sing that happened once?” ” she asked. “It involves my sister. She was up for her first Grammy. It was her and Christina [Aguilera].”

“Britney was clearly the biggest star of that year, she worked her butt off,” Jamie Lynn continued. “They had MTV camera crews at home watching our family, because it was obvious she was winning. And here she is and she lost.

The “Zoey 101” star said she and her sister went into the night convinced the pop star would win the award.

Jamie Lynn, who was “7 or 8” at the time, remembers being so upset for her big sister and thinking, “‘This is shit.’

“Christina won it, and by the way, remember Christina was wonderfully talented, but that year, I mean, let’s be honest, ‘It’s Britney, b***h,’ like always.”

“She was really like, ‘I never want to go to the Grammys.’ It broke his heart because his whole life had been dedicated to winning this.

However, Britney was left heartbroken when the award went to Christina Aguilera.
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Despite the loss, Britney won Best Dance Recording for “Toxic” in 2005 and garnered eight nominations in total.

While the sisters have had a very tumultuous relationship over the years, during a previous episode, the “Zoey 101” star revealed that they were finally in a good place – despite the release of Britney’s explosive book on last month.

“I think every family struggles and has their stuff,” Jamie Lynn said. “But I talked to him before I came here and we love each other.”

“Christina won it, and by the way, remember Christina was wonderfully talented, but that year, I mean, let’s be honest, ‘It’s Britney, b***h’ as ​​always,” Jamie Lynn said.
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The surprising update comes after Britney called out her younger sister for “capitalizing” on her pain by releasing her memoir, “Things I Should Have Said,” after the “Toxic” singer’s 13-year conservatorship ended.

In Britney’s own book, “The Woman in Me,” she claimed that Jamie Lynn “betrayed” her by sharing several unfavorable stories about her in November 2021, just two months after she was granted her freedom.

“While I was struggling with conservatorship and getting a lot of press attention, she was writing a book capitalizing on that,” the pop star recalls. “She told salacious stories about me, many of which were hurtful and scandalous. »

The 32-year-old also revealed on the British reality show that she and her older sister are currently on good terms.

Elsewhere in the book, Britney claimed she texted her younger sister for help before being placed in a mental health facility in 2018, but Jamie Lynn sided with them parents.

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Jamie Lynn reportedly told her older sister to ‘stop fighting’ and accept the fact there was ‘nothing’ [she could] do about it.

“This may sound crazy, but I say it again because it’s the truth: I thought they were going to try to k**l me,” Britney wrote.

The sisters had a rocky relationship over the years, as Britney detailed in her new memoir.
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“I didn’t understand how Jamie Lynn and our father developed such a good relationship. She knew I was asking her for help and that she was hara*sing me. I felt like she should have taken my side.

Although she shared several instances in which she felt like Jamie Lynn wasn’t there for her, Britney said she was trying to have “more compa*sion” for her sister.

“She will always be my sister and I love her and her beautiful family. I try hard to feel more compa*sion than anger toward her, and everyone I feel has wronged me. It’s not that simple,” she wrote.

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