Britney Spears may be often imitated, but she’s NEVER duplicated. However, the ‘Agents Of SHIELD’ cast did their best to recreate one of her biggest hits — and we must admit it’s actually kind of amazing.
Pretty much everyone and their mom wants (or wanted to) be Britney Spears, 33. Ever since she stepped onto the scene in 1999 — dropping jaws in a sexy schoolgirl uniform — it seems like the whole world has tried to make like the Grand Dame of Pop at one point or another. While some of her mimics have failed (sorry, Christina Aguilera), a few copycats have captured us. Which brings us to the Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD cast absolutely nailing “Oops!…I Did It Again.” Click inside to listen!
There’s truly an art to perfecting the angelic/one-of-a-kind/perfect/iconic voice of Britney. One must really know how to vocally ooze MAJ sex appeal all while sounding like a baby. It isn’t easy. Well, unless your name is Chloe Bennet, 23.
The actress, who kicks ass as Skye on the hit ABC series, broke character at San Diego Comic-Con 2015 to embody the Grammy-winner. Brit-Brit would be oh-so-proud — because Chloe totally exemplifies the singer’s signature, breathy naughty-meets-nice sound.
With the help of her costars (lending major support with impeccable beatboxing), the cast was able to deliver a flawless July 12 performance of “Oops!” live on air with Entertainment Weekly Radio. Listen to the epic cover above. You won’t regret it, trust.
While Chloe and Co. impressed us with their ode to Britney, one star’s mimicry of the Queen rubbed us the wrong way. Yes, we’re talking about you, Xtina! During an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon back in February, the “Genie In A Bottle” songstress mocked Miss Spears — and hardly even sounded like her, TBH.
Christina partook in the game, “Wheel of Musical Impressions” with Jimmy, and when it was her turn the generator chose Britney as the artist she had to personify. Shocked by the coincidence, the late night host asked Christina if she even knew Britney. Like, DUH. Former co-Mousketeers, bitter ’90s teen pop rivals…
“Uh, a little bit, a little bit,” she said with a chuckle before belting out “This Little Piggy” to the tune of “…Baby One More Time.” So shady — and totally lackluster if you ask a diehard Britney fan. If your curiosity is piqued and you’d like to see for yourself, CLICK HERE. If you’d rather spare yourself, take another listen to the Agents of SHIELD‘s rendition. Well, because you know how we feel.
HollywoodLifers — what do YOU think of the Marvel cast’s nod to Britney? Let us know your thoughts!
— Evan Real