Britney Spears’ explosive memoir is done but delayed over PAPER SHORTAGE
Britney Spears, who announced her tell-all book in February 2022, has finally finished writing her memoir, however, a glitch seems to be delaying her ambitious project. According to reports, a shortage in the supply of paper has delayed the singer's celebrity tell-all book.
TMZ reported that the newlywed singer and her team are planning to release the yet untitled memoir in January 2023 but the shortage of paper seems to have rained on their parade. It was earlier reported that the ‘Toxic’ hitmaker inked a deal worth $15 million, second behind the Obamas who had earlier pocketed a whopping $60 million for their memoir. On the personal front, Britney was over the moon after getting married to her boyfriend Sam Asghari on June 9. Celebrities namely Madonna, Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore, Maria Menounos, Paris Hilton, and a few others had marked their attendance at the event.
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Who is publishing Britney Spears’ memoir?
Britney Spears’ memoir will be published by Simon & Schuster. The publishers cracked the deal after beating a number of contenders. According to Variety: "The book will provide Spears’ accounts of and commentary on her rise to fame, her music career, and her relationship with her family.” The 40-year-old crooner first teased her memoir on Instagram in January. She had shared a shot of an old-style typewriter next to a bouquet of pink roses.
The news of her tell-all came after the release of her younger sister Jamie Lynn's own autobiography, titled ‘Things I Should Have Said.' Britney had slammed her autobiography in a now-deleted post. According to Collider, Britney had penned, “Congrats best seller. The nerve of you to sell a book now and talk ***t but your f*****g lying. I wish you would take a lie detector test so all these masses of people see you’re lying through your teeth about me!!!! I wish the almighty, Lord would come down and show this whole world that you’re lying and making money off of me!!!! You are scum, Jamie Lynn.”
Why is Britney Spears’ memoir getting delayed?
As mentioned above, Britney Spears’ memoir is reportedly getting delayed due to the shortage of paper. According to a report from Publishers Weekly, Simon & Schuster is facing the issue due to the massive “paper crunch” in the book publishing industry. Apparently, more people started ordering books during the pandemic which led to a decrease in paper supply. Also, a lot of people left their jobs at paper plants causing an ongoing labor shortage.
Midland Paper Vice President, Bill Rojack had earlier shed light on the same saying, “I’ve been doing this for 25 years and I’ve never seen a market like this before.” He added, “This is more than a market cycle. It is a structural transformational sea change that happened so much faster than anybody expected because of Covid.”