Britney Spears, who looked healthier and acting more rationally than she has in years, seems well on the road to recovery, but a new book “Stalking Britney: Britney Under Siege” by author Ian Halperin cautions that the 26-year-old singer may not be out of the problems yet.
Ian Halperin, who is the investigative journalist, revealed: “Sheâ€™s on a high right now, but her life goes in circles. Itâ€™s like a roller coaster ride. Sheâ€™s a person who is highly sensitive, and just one little thing could set her off.”
He wrote an upcoming tell-all book entitled “Stalking Britney: Britney Under Siege.” The New York Times bestselling author explores the secret pain that he alleges drove Britney to attempt suicide four times following her split from former husband Kevin Federline. Halperin researched this sensational book during 18 months undercover as a photographer.
The pressures of her career â€” which began at 12 as one of the youngest cast members on The New Mickey Mouse Club â€” led to her deep insecurities. He revealed: “At 15, she had a huge breakdown and had to return home to Louisiana. She was very insecure and felt like she wasnâ€™t pretty.”
But rather than get help, Britney focused on her outward appearance: “She went on a huge diet.”
Today, Britney is on medication, but the author Ian Halperin believes that the singer is far from recovered, saying: “Thereâ€™s no doubt, based on the last two years, that she is a highly unstable person. Sheâ€™s on a temporary high right now, but sheâ€™s never really dealt with all the problems she had. I donâ€™t think itâ€™s possible to turn over a new leaf just like that.”
The author also describes Britney Spears as a “good mother, and a good person.” He added:”In fact, sheâ€™s nicer than most of the stars Iâ€™ve met. But as Britney once told me herself, her life has always been two steps forward, followed by one step back.”