When we found out about Britney Spears‘ “I’m A Slave 4 U” video FINALLY got the Pop Up Video treatment, we were SO psyched that we asked if we could write this post in all caps. It seems to be the only appropriate letter-casing for a subject of this magnitude… As you can tell, we were denied, BUT we plan to convey our “Breaking Dawn” trailer levels of enthusiasm as if it were in all caps, ‘K? And to find out so many germane Jackson facts about the making of one of the most pivotal videos of Britney’s CAREER is like finally taking the last credit to earn our Masters in Britneyology we’ve been working toward since 1999. THANKS, it was really hard work, but all the studying paid off in the end.
Put on your pink panties OVER your jeans and your flex your most aspirational abs, because here are 10 salient facts about Britney Spears “I’m A Slave 4 U” video to celebrate her Pop Up Video. Don’t worry, we didn’t spoil EVERYTHING.
1.) The “I’m A Slave 4 U” video dropped a DECADE ago. Can you even? #old
2.) “Britney said the video concept ‘is not very deep.’” WHATEVER, Britney. Little did YOU KNOW that to us, it’s the video equivalent of String Theory.
3.) The video is supposed to be set in Hong Kong.
4.) The concept behind the “I’m A Slave 4 U” is that they were all in a club that was out of drinks. CAN YOU IMAGINE THE HORROR?
5.) “I’m A Slave 4 U” was shot on the same stage as “Jurassic Park.”
6.) Britney took belly-dancing classes in preparation for this video.
7.) Everybody was covered in baby oil to simulate sweat.
8.) D.J. Skribble made a well-deserved cameo.
9.) The dancers were supposed to be licking to showcase their thirst.
10.) Obsessive licking can be a sign of a nervous disorder.