Lip-syncing rumors continue to dog Britney Spears.
After a rash of reports circulated that Brit wasn't singing live when she kicked off her Las Vegas residency late last year, a new video has gone viral.
The clip shows a Britney Spears wardrobe malfunction of the technical sort, as her mic pack flew off of her waistband, pulling her earpiece away from her mouth.
Of course, her vocals didn't change AT ALL. Watch:
Commenters on Instagram were quick to call her out.
“#Lipsyncforyourlife” @andres_santana_ wrote.
Another commented, “Playback or nothing!”
Britney Spears lip syncing accounts are not new, or surprising, but before “Piece of Me” residency began, her reps were insisting she would be singing live.
“Britney Spears will be singing live during her show (and) she will not be ‘lip-synching,’” her rep said, while Spears’ manager Larry Rudolph was quoted as saying:
“There might be some numbers where she’s full out dancing with a (vocal) track underneath her, but there won’t be any lip-syncing across the board on anything.”
So much for that.
Last fall, reports also surfaced that Spears leaned heavily on backing vocals from Myah Marie for her song, “Perfume,” though her rep shot down that gossip.
Still, the more this keeps happening, does it make you less likely to take Britney seriously as an artist? Or is the Vegas show proof positive that it matters not?
Do you think Spears is lip-syncing on stage, and do you care? What's your favorite weird a$$ Britney live moment (below)? Let us know in the comments!