Britney Spears is a queen, and one of the most recognizable stars in the world!
But gurl wasn't born famous! In fact, Britney says her rise to fame was so surprising, she was NOT prepared for it at all! She says:
"It was kind of like a dream. I’m from a small town and I wasn’t expecting anything. When it happened, it was kind of surreal. I got so busy traveling that I was oblivious to it all. I didn’t even realize what was happening. It was like a dream that I never woke up from. It was pretty spectacular."
But not every aspect of fame was spectacular; some of it was horrifying! Britney says: