It’s hard being Britney Spears, y’all! After years of performing in the same theater in Las Vegas, they’re trying to move the gal around on a world tour across Europe and North America. She’s run into a bit of trouble in jolly ol’ England, though. While she loves Britain because she can easily blend in with her authentic British accent, she hasn’t exactly gotten down the names of the cities. She performed at Brighton Pride and had to be reminded by a backup dancer of where she even was. This past weekend, she was in Blackpool and got it mixed up with Birmingham. The concertgoers weren’t entirely pleased.
E! News says sometime in the concert, she belted out, “How you feeling Birmingham? I mean, Black..pool?” Give her a break! I’m sure before she even set foot on the stage, she had to be taught Blackpool wasn’t a Ryan Reynolds movie:
— Neil 🏳️🌈 (@neilclarke3) September 2, 2018
The crowd kinda responded with a mix of booing, laughter, and “Oh boy.” Some on social media griped that she should have known better since Birmingham and Blackpool are 125 miles apart AND the stage was on the Blackpool Promenade next to the Blackpool Tower. I say pish posh to that! Britney doesn’t need to bother to read things like us commoners, and I’m sure she spent most of her Paris performance saying “It’s good to be back!” since her four-year Vegas residency was next to the Paris Casino. Black…pool? got off easy!