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Britney Spears reveals she had an abortion with ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake

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In an excerpt from Britney Spears’ upcoming memoir ‘The Woman In Me,’ Spears reveals that she had an abortion while dating ex-boyfriend, Justin Timberlake. The excerpt, published by People, claims that the former *NSYNC member “didn’t want to be a father” at the time Spears got pregnant with their child.

Spears writes (per People): “It was a surprise, but for me, it wasn’t a tragedy. I loved Justin so much. I always expected us to have a family together one day. This would just be much earlier than I’d anticipated. But Justin definitely wasn’t happy about the pregnancy. He said we weren’t ready to have a baby in our lives, that we were way too young.”

Spears and Timberlake began dating in 1999, when she was 17 and he was 18, before breaking-up in 2002.  Spears writes in her memoir: “I’m sure people will hate me for this, but I agreed not to have the baby. I don’t know if that was the right decision. If it had been left up to me alone, I never would have done it. And yet Justin was so sure that he didn’t want to be a father. To this day, it’s one of the most agonizing things I have ever experienced in my life.”

Spears is mother to Sean Preston, 18, and Jayden James, 17, whom she shares with her ex-husband Kevin Federline. Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel share sons to Silas, 8, and Phineas, 3.

Spears memoir, “The Woman in Me,” is set for release on Oct. 24th.

Britney Spears Recalls Having an Abortion During Justin Timberlake Romance

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