Yoga, paparazzi, defend Britney Spears: Sounds like a normal day, right? Well, apparently that's what Addison Rae had in store. And when the paps asked Addy what she thought of the Free Britney movement, the TikTok star had some interesting thoughts to share.
Addison was spotted leaving a West Hollywood Pilates studio with her workout pal and supermodel, Shanina Shaik. The two celebs exchanged goodbyes, and the paparazzi swooped in to ask Addison the burning question: "You think they should free Britney Spears from her conservatorship?" The 20-year-old was already gunning it for her car, but still took the time to answer back. "I think everyone should be able to do what they please," she said with a smile. And just like that, she was off.
Now, you may be asking yourself why the paparazzi chose to ask Addison about Britney. If so, allow us to break it down for you. Ever since dropping her debut single, Obsessed, Addy has gotten a storm of comments comparing her vibe to that of a young Britney. And if you take a look at some pics of Britney during the early 2000s, you may see it for yourself. Addy's viral music video, which has amassed over 20 million views, featured some quintessential Y2K looks: From pink furry coats to faux crocodile bikini tops, the early 2000s was a clear inspiration for the artist.
But Rae's connection to Britney went a little deeper than just wardrobe choices. In the aftermath of her music career launch, Rae graced the cover of Bustle just a few months after Framing Britney Spears was released. The interviewer asked Addison for her thoughts on the doc, and that's when the comparisons ramped up. "I definitely can see how that is an overwhelming life... I've kind of dealt with that a lot, people being involved in really personal aspects of your life," Addison shared. She added that things had changed since the early 2000s and that she felt more in control of her image. But her comments seemed to seal the deal for her and the Queen of Pop.
Will Addison try to shake the box she's been placed in? Or will she continue to serve us Britney realness in upcoming music videos? We'll just have to wait and see...