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Britney Spears rocked the house Friday night, kicking off her two-year, 100-show "Piece of Me" Las Vegas residency in front of a packed and star-studded crowd.

But while Britney's theatrics had the likes of Adam Lambert and Miley Cyrus grinding, Katy Perry was seen doing her best McKayla Maroney impression.

Despite being in the front row, she could not have seemed less interested.

Granted, the spectacle of Britney live is not what it used to be ... but ouch.

The 29-year-old failed to tap a toe or shimmy her hips even when the "Toxic" singer belted out some of her biggest hits in the Planet Hollywood arena.

For the most part she just stared blankly holding her bag. At one point, Katy even checked her phone. At another point, she chatted up a male friend.

Miley and Selena Gomez went berzerk over Britney Spears' "Piece of Me" debut, but Perry stood by idly, bored and probably wishing she were somewhere else.

Like on top of John Mayer.

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Britney Spears made her Las Vegas debut last night at Planet Hollywood, and she had a very famous fan sitting front now:

Miley Cyrus!

The 21-year old was totally into a Britney track at one point, mouthing the lyrics and dancing along to the beat.

Later in the evening, she was then joined by a couple female dancers for Miley's second girl-on-girl experience of the week, following her much-publicized French kiss with model Cara Delevingne.

Watch Cyrus shake what her mama gave her while Spears struts down the stage now:

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Britney Spears officially kicked off her wildly-hyped, two-year residency at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood on Friday night in front of a capacity crowd.

Fears that she wouldn't fill the venue have been assuaged for now, but is the pop great's "Piece of Me" show good enough to keep selling out?

Viewed through a lens of diminished expectations (she's simply not what she once was as a performer, especially live), yes. Compared to her peers?

With its lavish costumes, elaborate sets, special effects and Britney's name - still one of the biggest in the business - it certainly as a lot going for it.

A retrospective on the 32-year-old star's nearly 15-year recording career, it had its moments, yet paled in comparison to what you might expect.

Madonna and Beyonce (and even Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus, who were there to watch Britney) expose the weaknesses of her live act starkly.

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Britney Spears' Las Vegas residency kicks off this weekend amid at least some doubts that the one-time princess of pop music can still bring 'em in.

Her album, Britney Jean, brought in the worst sales of her career to date, and her I Am Britney Jean documentary netted a modest 706,000 viewers.

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When Spears’ documentary For the Record aired on MTV in 2009, it averaged 3.7 million viewers, more than five times what the 2013 model garnered.

Britney Jean debuted at #4 earlier this month with just over 64,000 copies sold during her first week on shelves, giving her her worst showing ever.

Will her much-anticipated two-year Vegas show suffer similarly mediocre results? We'll find out in a matter of hours. She takes the stage tonight.

Despite the fact that her team slammed reports of sluggish ticket sales, seats are still available for purchase for Brit's opening night and future shows.

Then again, there's also still time for the word to get out and for her to exceed expectations. Britney has been down before and bounced back strong.

A Vegas residency is a different ballgame, so don't write her off.

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Britney Spears loves sex, but she feels like an old lady in the bedroom sometimes, or so the singer claims in her new documentary, "I Am Britney Jean."

Britney Spears: Work It, Bitch!

A sexual dynamo who used every ounce of appeal in her arsenal to sell 50 million records, Britney's still got it nowadays ... even if she's not feelin' it.

Spears confessed her love of boning in "I Am Britney Jean," saying, "I love sex. I think sex is great ... but I feel a little different about it now that I’m older."

"Sometimes I feel like I’m 20 and then sometimes I feel like I’m 50."

It's an interesting statement, considering Britney has been outspoken about wanting to tone it down, despite admitting "a lot of sex goes into what I do."

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Britney Spears let cameras inside her world on E!'s two-hour "I Am Britney Jean" documentary last night, and it's ... not as interesting as you might think.

Don't get us wrong. We're glad she's not a total train wreck enveloped by scandal, ravaged by drug abuse or coming apart at the seams again.

It just didn't feel worthy of two HOURS.

The "movie" followed the 32-year-old as she prepared for her upcoming residency at Planet Hollywood, which kicks off this Friday in Las Vegas.

While more of a glorified commercial for her Piece of Me show than any real piece of film, it did offer some insight into her empire, and she's still Britney.

Some of the crucial takeaways from "I Am Britney Jean" if you missed it:

The set list includes "Work Bitch," "Womanizer," "3," "Oops," "Baby One More Time," "Me Against the Music," "Slave 4 U," "Toxic," "Circus," "Scream & Shout," "Till the World Ends," "Piece of Me," "Boys," "Lucky," "I Wanna Go," "Perfume" and "Stronger."

Britney Spears loves sex! "I love sex, I think sex is great," she told the E! cameras, although it feels "a little different about it now that I'm older."

"Sometimes I feel like I'm 20 and sometimes I feel like I'm 50."

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Britney Spears has released the official music video for her song "Perfume," and well, it's interesting. That's the nicest word we can use to describe it.

Interesting. A vulnerable mid-tempo love ballad, "Perfume" finds the pop icon in a dimly lit, fragrance-heavy love triangle that may involve a mannequin.

At least that's what the lifeless-looking mystery man resembles, as Jezebel notes. Watch the video below for yourself and decide if Brit has lost a step:

Wow. That is some serious auto-tune. No British accent though, sadly/fortunately.

The video stays true to the lyrical content (for what that's worth), in what Spears calls a "personal" song that "hits close to home" and "is relatable to everyone."

How, exactly? Well, you see, "Everyone's been through an insecure moment in a relationship that's left them vulnerable and I think this song captures that."

Follow the jump for some other interesting things the music video captures ...

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It seems like a lifetime ago, but Britney Spears fell in love with Kevin Federline, and even broadcast it on a WB reality show, Britney and Kevin: Chaotic.

The five-episode reality series, culled from home videos during the European leg of her Onyx Hotel Tour, was skewered by critics and its ratings tanked.

Speaking to the UK's Telegraph, Spears says that it was a big mistake to put her love life on camera like that. The biggest mistake she's made, in fact.

Kevin Federline and Britney Spears Photo

"I would never do something like that again," she says. "Actually, that was really bad. That was probably the worst thing I've done in my career."

Asked if she feels the same way about 2002's film Crossroads, Spears clutches her hand to her heart. "No!" she shouts. "I like Crossroads! F--k you!"

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Britney Spears may be a Stage 5 (or at least a Stage 3-4) Clinger as girlfriends go. She hinted as much during an interview today with Ellen DeGeneres.

The singer was put in the hot seat by Ellen regarding her new boyfriend, David Lucado, how they met and if they hooked up the first night and so on.

After cutely but awkwardly responding to that line of questioning, she explained that although she "loves" him, the two had a big fight on her birthday.

What sparked the Monday feud? He didn't call back. For hours.

Yikes, we don't know if we envy or fear for David Lucado really.

Ellen's reaction to the "tiffy" was as classic as it gets, offering immediately to help and whose fault it was, while shamelessly probing Britney for details.

Britney, whose 32nd birthday was yesterday, also touched on other subjects, such as kissing Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gosling and Spin the Bottle.

Watch her tease those topics as well as her Vegas residency:

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Britney Spears turns 32 on this second day of December. Thirty-two!

It seems like a lifetime ago that we first fell in love with her. Heck ... it sort of was a lifetime ago. The Britney Jean Spears of yesteryear? Just unreal hot. 

See Exhibit A below. We rest our obscenely smoldering case.

Britney Spears Nude in Esquire

In her 32 years, she's been through almost that many scandals.

She became an icon seemingly overnight. She went wild, then mellowed out. She's been on top, and rock bottom, and risen like a Phoenix from the ashes.

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