Britney Spears wearing a Julien MacDonald dress, H Stern jewels, and Christian Louboutin shoes arrives at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

Britney Spears Laments That 'Life Is Not As Perfect As It Seems' Amid Divorce

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By Kristin Myers on March 28, 2024 at 9:45 AM EDT

Singer Britney Spears is reflecting on her life amid her divorce from actor Sam Asghari.

The two met on the set of her "Slumber Party" music video in 2016 and tied the knot in June 2022, only a few months after her controversial 13-year conservatorship came to an end in November 2021.

Unfortunately, their marital bliss did not last long, as the "Special Ops: Lioness" actor filed for divorce in August 2023, citing "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split.

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Britney Spears' Trip Was Fun... On The Surface

Britney Spears

On Wednesday night, the "Oops!... I Did It Again" singer shared some photos and videos of her trip after sharing a series of posts documents some new outfits, including dresses and bathing suits. However, she warned her followers that what she posts on Instagram doesn't necessarily reflect her reality.

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"There are a lot of other things that happened on this trip that I'm not sharing as well ... nothing is what it seems sometimes !!! I portray that everything is completely perfect but trust me I've been through it as well and I would share those struggles but they are too offensive to share ... it would make other people extremely sad and honestly there's not a d--- thing I can do about it so just know my life is not as perfect as it seems ... and remember my beautiful friends you're not alone !!!" Britney wrote alongside the emoji of a red rose, depicting her favorite flower.

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Britney Shared A Summary Of Her Trip

Britney Spears at the World Premiere Of Sony Pictures' 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood'

Despite closing out her Instagram post with that cryptic message to her fans, the "Crossroads" actress actually began her statement with bold letters stating "Summary of my trip."

"Going to the gym is never what it seems !!! I say l'm gonna go hard ... but I always walk for 20 min and do 100 sit up's and leave!!" Britney began. "This time I chewed gum and was shocked at how short I looked in the mirror !!! Riding bikes with my friend honestly seemed like a great idea ... but I went too far and got lost !!! When finding my way back I went to play tennis !!! I thought I lost my phone but it was under a ladder !!"

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Britney Says People Make Fun Of Her For Using A Ring Light

Britney Spears MTV VMA Awards 8/28/16 MSG, NY

The "Toxic" singer no longer allows comments on her Instagram page after she became frustrated with comments criticizing how she looked, what she wore, and how she danced. Apparently, she also received more than a few critical comments about the use of her ring light.

"I know a lot of people make fun of me because I use a ring light ... but I like using it SO I bought 3 new bathing suits for this trip !! Only one really resonates with me !!!" she revealed. "My favorite part of my trip is being naked in the water !!! I saw two crabs walking with shells on there backs !!"

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Britney Spears then proceeded to share some more highlights from her trip, writing, "My friend picked up one and I screamed !!! The only fish I saw were extremely small ... white clear baby fish swam with them in the shallow end !!! The boat was exciting except I wanted to drive it !!! They used to let me drive it before ... not sure why they didn't this time !!"

Britney Spears Changed The Name On Her Instagram Bio Again

Britney Spears at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood'

Britney changed the name on her Instagram bio last year. This year, she changed it to XILA and claims that she is having a hard time understanding English since she made the switch.

"Since I changed my name to XILA I actually am having a hard time understanding English," she wrote before changing the topic. "The dress I wore in my pics is the only dress that actually fit me !! When I go out at night I like having dinner by myself !"

Britney then decided to promote her favorite brand of hair spray, adding, "I'm so weird ... but I still adore people that's why I'm telling you guys about this hairspray I'm spraying !!! Every hairdresser l've ever had knows I won't shut up about Oribe hair spray ... but seriously go buy it and tell me what the h--- you think !!! It's that good !!!"

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Britney Reveals The Meaning Of The Tattoo On The Back Of Her Neck

Britney Spears at GLAAD Media Awards 2018

On the next to the last slide of her Instagram post, the 42-year-old pop star revealed the meaning of her neck tattoo.

"I know thumbs up is not the cool thing to do... d--- I actually need to stop doing that !!! The coolest thing that I posted is when I actually really f---ed up and messed up with a screen shot and accidentally put red all over it !!!" she wrote before addressing her tattoo.

"The back of my neck is written in Hebrew extremely tiny ... Mem Hei Shin means the power to heal !!! It comes from the 72 names of God in Kabbalah which I studied a long time ago !!!" she revealed. "I should probably start studying it again ... people would probably s--- if they knew the hours I spent in on those books !!! It's the tiniest book ever written !!!"

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