Apparently, the first one was full of issues, and the Spears camp went so far as to reject it and go with this entirely new version!!
According to TMZ, Spears initially had famed director David LaChapelle working on the project, but at some point, the two camps butted heads and split.
LaChapelle’s team is adamant that Brit rejected the video because it was “too sexy,” which… does that sounds like something Spears would do?!
Spears’ team, on the other hand, is saying that they were disappointed with how “utterly disjointed” LaChapelle’s vision and final product were, and they felt it was without a significant storyline.
So, Brit’s folks went to another director — Randee St. Nicholas — and got exactly what they wanted in their new video, which you can see again just because (below)!!!
Pre-release drama or not, we still love it!!!
[Image via YouTube.]