Table of content    
  1. The Instagram Post
  2. Is Britney Really Throwing Shade At Selena?
  3. Past Controversies And Speculations
  4. Britney's Positive Remarks About Justin Bieber

Britney Spears' New Song Title Sparks Speculation: Is Selena Gomez The Target?

Britney Spears, the iconic pop star, recently unveiled a teaser for her upcoming single, "Hate You To Like Me," following the release of her tell-all memoir, "The Woman In Me." However, the cryptic announcement has led some fans to speculate whether Britney is subtly throwing shade at fellow pop sensation Selena Gomez.
In this article, we delve into the social media post that has ignited this speculation and explore the history of their interactions and past controversies.

The Instagram Post

On Sunday morning, Britney Spears took to Instagram to tease her new music, sharing the following caption: "I wrote a new song !!! Hate you to like me !!! No beef with anyone … just being a narcissist in a claimed, self-entitled way !!! It’s to accumulate interest by giving ego with my eyes closed because I hear important people do that these days."
The choice of words in this caption has ignited speculations among fans and the media alike. Could this be a subtle dig at Selena?

Is Britney Really Throwing Shade At Selena?

Is Britney Really Throwing Shade At Selena? Source: Google Image
Fans were quick to interpret Britney's post as a subtle dig at Selena Gomez. Some believed that the resemblance between the titles, "Hate You To Like Me" and "Lose You To Love Me," hinted at a possible feud.
While some users suggested Britney might be trolling her own fans, others argued that she could be targeting those who criticize her. Regardless of the interpretation, the similarity in song titles has left fans questioning whether Britney intends to throw shade at Selena Gomez.

Past Controversies And Speculations

Britney Spears and Selena Gomez Source: Google Image
This is not the first time that Britney Spears and Selena Gomez have been at the center of speculations and controversies. In October 2022, Britney appeared to reference Selena Gomez's 2016 speech, in which she told girls that she “didn’t want to see [their] bodies” on Instagram.
Britney's post at the time seemed to target Selena's "Ice Cream" music video with Black Pink, and it sparked a heated debate. Britney initially defended her post, but she later backtracked, clarifying that it wasn't directed at anyone specific and offered an apology.

Britney's Positive Remarks About Justin Bieber

Britney's Positive Remarks About Justin Bieber Source: Google Image
Surprisingly, amid this controversy, Britney Spears has displayed positivity towards another pop sensation, Justin Bieber. She has publicly expressed admiration for Justin's work and even danced to his songs in her Instagram videos.
Some fans couldn't help but notice that Britney's favorable stance on Justin contrasts with her rumored tension with Selena. Some have speculated that Britney's unfollowing Selena on social media may have contributed to this speculation.
Britney Spears' recent music teaser Source: Google Image

Britney Spears' recent music teaser and the similarity in song titles have sparked speculation among fans about her intentions, particularly in relation to Selena Gomez. However, Britney's history of addressing controversies on social media and her positive remarks about Justin Bieber add layers to this ongoing mystery. As fans continue to speculate, one thing is clear: the pop culture world remains captivated by the relationships and interactions of its biggest stars.

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