Britney Spears Biopic Actor 'Can Only Hope' She Watches


Natasha Bassett, who is staring in the unauthorized Britney Spears biopic from Lifetime called "Britney Ever After," has some high hopes for the made-for-TV movie.

She's really hoping the pop sensation will watch it, despite the fact Spears is "not contributing in any way, shape or form to the Lifetime biopic, nor does it have her blessing," according to her rep.

Bassett told Us Weekly,


Bassett admits the movie does cover the days of Spears' life when she was a hit for tabloid magazines and a source of rumors and negative attention.

This includes her mental breakdown that resulted in her shaving off her hair in 2007 and attacking a paparazzo's car with an umbrella.

But according to the 24-year-old Australian actress, it also documents her road to recovery and how she regained her former success.

She said,

Nathan Keyes, who plays Justin Timberlake in the movie, also says that it's to honor Spears' amazing comeback. He said,

"Britney Ever After" premieres on Lifetime on Saturday, February 18 at 8 pm EST. Britney Spears will probably not be watching.

Citations: Britney Ever After's Natasha Bassett: Why I Hope Britney Spears Will Watch the Lifetime Movie (Us Magazine)