Clearly, the record execs were pandering to a teen audience.
We can see why those who grew up seeing Britney as a goofy-looking child talent might have had a hard time with her sudden transition to sexy tween.
They were both international sensations at a young age, which JT says was basically the only thing that connected them. You live, you learn.
Britney and her dancers apparently got these costumes from Kmart.
Britney's pigtails and fluffy writing pen in the "…Baby One More Time" video further play up her youth and innocence.
A lot of people were scandalized that the photographer in question got the seventeen-year-old to take off her clothes in bed for a photo shoot. Britney claims she came out of that one unscathed.
This time, Spears has even fewer clothes on.
So many people were so very upset when Britney Spears shaved her head. What's the big deal?
The slightly baby-faced teen look is gone these days, with "femme fatale" taking a full-time front seat.