PETA Slams Britney Spears For Buying New Puppy

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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 02: Singer Britney Spears performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2016 presented by Capital One at Staples Center on December 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
They criticized the singer for buying rather than adopting.

Britney Spears has a lot going on at the moment. Last week after reports swirled that a divorce between her and husband Sam Asghari was imminent, the news became official. Since then a series of concerning news stories have emerged about various aspects of her life that has fans very concerned. While all of this is going on she's also been somewhat erratically posting to social media sparking fires and sharing her feelings with fans. One of those posts included the legendary pop star showing off her adorable new puppy Snow. While many fans were happy to see it, PETA was not.

A rep for the organization reached out to TMZ about her decision to purchase a dog rather than adopt from a shelter. "When influential people buy puppies, puppy mills cheer and animal shelters watch the homeless-animal crisis get even worse," they explained. With this one cutesy post, Britney Spears has sentenced countless deserving dogs in shelters to more days without love, a comfy bed to curl up on, or a chance at a real life." The criticism comes just a months after the organization took aim at comedian Pete Davidson for doing the exact same thing. That erupted into one of the strangest beefs of 2023 so far.

Britney Spears New Puppy Upsets PETA

The new puppy joins a pretty small group of those remaining in Spears' inner circle. A report earlier this week claimed that she basically only had her lawyer and manager left to care for her following her divorce. That report followed another from an insider claiming that Spears never properly made up with her family. The insider described her situation as "isolated."

Despite the impending court battle set to take place, Asghari has been cordial to Spears publicly. In response to questions about the divorce, he said "I wish her the best." What do you think of PETA's critiques of Britney Spears buying a new puppy? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.