Britney Spears Immortalized In Controversial Sculpture

A life-size sculpture of a naked Spears kneeling on a bearskin rug as she gives birth will be on display next month at Brooklyn's Capla Kesting Fine Art gallery.

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A life-size sculpture of a naked Britney Spears kneeling on a bearskin rug as she gives birth will be on display next month at Brooklyn's Capla Kesting Fine Art gallery, according to AP.

The sculpture is to appear next to a display case filled with anti-abortion materials. It was created by Daniel Edwards, who said he never spoke to the 24-year-old pop star or met her, and fashioned her face and figure from photographs.

"I admire her. This is an idealized figure," Edwards said Tuesday in a phone interview from his home, which is near his studio in Moosup, Conn. "Everyone is coming at me with anger and venom, but I depicted her as she has depicted herself ? seductively. Suddenly, she's a mom."

Spears, who is married to her former backup dancer Kevin Federline, gave birth to their son, Sean Preston, last year. He is the couple's first child.

The singer's publicist, Leslie Sloane Zelnik, didn't immediately respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press.

When Edwards was asked why he creates art that generates publicity by selecting subjects hyped in the media, he said: "You're bombarded with these stories. And there's a thread that winds back to the art. That's not a bad thing. People are interested in these topics, and it works for art as well."

Asked whether he's anti-abortion, Edwards said, "You nailed me. I'm not saying that I am. I wouldn't march with either pro-life or pro-choice advocates. This is not meant to be political." Read more.

In other intriguing news, three of Britney Spears' former security guards have sued the singer, alleging that she did not pay them overtime and caused them to miss out on meals.

Lonnie D. Jones, Randy Jones and Silas Dukes are asking for compensation for unpaid overtime and penalties for alleged labor-law violations from Spears, according to a Los Angeles Times report. All three were let go on November 30, according to the suit. The filing also alleges that the guards did not receive their final paychecks as required by state labor laws. The paper could not reach Spears' attorney for comment, reports MTV.com.

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    cds+stereo=life
    That is absolutely disgusting, and I'm a straight male. Why in the Hell would anyone want to see a hand reaching out of a suspicious opening? I'm gonna go puke now.
    cap'nkirk
    oh yeah, this would be cooler if she wasn't pregnant... it'd be hotter anyway.
    cap'nkirk
    I just saw this on the news... like, 20 minutes ago... it still seems weird to me, but whatever... it's all good.
    jj1565
    i heard she named the baby Teddy, cause she gave birth on a bear skin rug. i think she is so cool!
    MetallicAhead
    how the **** am i ment to jack off over briteny now, all i have is her giving birth in my mind now. thanks a lot UG. . .
    AntMic888
    lol some people take this shit too seriously...their having a joke guys calm down haha
    Kadaj
    the sad thing is, after it was posted that its april fools joke, people kept asking what was going o...
    and it continues
    Lalie_1991
    im new 2 this thing.but that thing i mingin.as in?? i mean y is dat artist so bothered bout britney giving birth...does he lyk fancie her or something...weird im jst bored...nite nite ppl
    Captain Cool
    ~YarLA~ wrote: THIS IS THE NEWS OF MY LIFE. THHHAAAAANNKKKK U UG. I LOVE BRITNEY SPEARS AND HER SONG I LOVE ROCK AND ROLL. SHHHEEEESSS SOOOO LOOOOVELY.
    i love rock and roll isnt her song, itas a cover silly!
    Sinoque
    What the ****...who gives a shit about britney and her boyfriend having a child, who gives a shit about this artist fantasizing about a pregnant women giving birth, who gives a shit about her ****in bodyguards sueing her,
    grohl_reigns
    Nothing about this article, or most of the articles today for that matter, is even remotely ultimate. For shame.
    burningcowsrule
    will someone pleasae tell me whatthe **** is goin gon? today, out of 5 news articles there was one about paris hilton and some rappers, one about busta ryhmes, one about american idol and this, what in ****s name are they doing onn UG?
    f1sk
    jOOsh1500 wrote: ITS A EFFIN APRIL FOOLS JOKE GET OVER IT BEING ON UG
    umm yeah thats it dude, UG made a sculpture of britney spears, its on google
    jOOsh1500
    f1sk : jOOsh1500 wrote: ITS A EFFIN APRIL FOOLS JOKE GET OVER IT BEING ON UG umm yeah thats it dude, UG made a sculpture of britney spears, its on google hey shit **** its an april fools joke that they have all these pop related news storys not the sculpture *****
    Oasis-fanatic
    ~YarLA~ wrote: THIS IS THE NEWS OF MY LIFE. THHHAAAAANNKKKK U UG. I LOVE BRITNEY SPEARS AND HER SONG I LOVE ROCK AND ROLL. SHHHEEEESSS SOOOO LOOOOVELY.
    LMFAO!!!!
    Sh0rties wrote: Britney is my Idol XD
    *laughs some more*
    Dlawso wrote: Britney Spears is one of our times greatest musical talent. Her songwriting is not of this world.
    *breaks lungs from laughing so much*
    AntMic888
    f1sk wrote: jOOsh1500 wrote: ITS A EFFIN APRIL FOOLS JOKE GET OVER IT BEING ON UG umm yeah thats it dude, UG made a sculpture of britney spears, its on google
    They made the sculpture as a joke too...jeez...
    Dlawso
    Britney Spears is one of our times greatest musical talent. Her songwriting is not of this world.
    Kendawg4TooL
    Some of you who can't come to terms with the fact that UG is doing this as an April fools joke are seriously lacking in the mental department. But upon further inspection of that sculpture, if you ask me it looks more like she's in position to concieve a child rather than give birth to one.
    f1sk
    hahaha thats crazy, anyway seriously is this ultimate music or ultimate guitar
    shakes
    wait whyz everyone comin at the edwards if britney doesnt mind???? MIND UR BEESWAX A$$HOLES!!!!
    Vans2639
    looks like UG and AP did a great job fooling a hell of a lot of people today lol
    beau05
    Sinoque wrote: Is it just me or did the artist do a poor job of her ass
    yes, it looks very poor indeed. anyway, it'd make an excellent cigar or tea cup holder
    aramsahai
    wtf is with all this shit? busta, paris, and now THIS? why don't we just call this site krock and end with it?
    broken_leg
    Is it just me or is a sculpture of briteny spears giving birth on a bearskin rug a bit strange. and whats with all this pop music shit.
    DiscipleOfKoRn
    the sad thing is, after it was posted that its april fools joke, people kept asking what was going o...
    yawn
    Since when does guitar mean rock n roll? Everyone's asking for news on rock n roll, but that's not all guitar is confined to. I'm sure if this news article was on a rock vocalist who doesn't even play guitar, you'd all be more than fine with it (well, so would I). I think these articles are, at the very least, amusing.
    jof1029
    Stevie B : these articles are jokes... look at the links tht are with them www.ugdoesnotadmirebritney.com..
    look at the other links in the article, they all exist and are credible sources. unless UG and the AP are both working together to create conspiracies...
    Dyuha
    Stevie B wrote: these articles are jokes... look at the links tht are with them www.ugdoesnotadmirebritney.com..
    No no!!! This is an absolutely trustworthy info, I'm serious...