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Lynne Spears' (parenting) book delayed indefinitely
AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/19/07 | Erin Carlson - ap

Posted on 12/19/2007 12:19:11 PM PST by NormsRevenge

NEW YORK - Lynne Spears' book about parenting has been delayed indefinitely, her publisher said Wednesday.

Lindsey Nobles, a spokeswoman for Christian book publisher Thomas Nelson Inc., said Wednesday that the memoir by the mother of Britney Spears was put on hold last week. She declined to comment on whether the delay was connected to the revelation that Spears' 16-year-old daughter, Jamie Lynn, is pregnant.

"I can tell you that we are standing behind Lynne and supporting her decision to be with her family at this time," Nobles told The Associated Press.

"Pop Culture Mom: A Real Story of Fame and Family in a Tabloid World" was initially scheduled for release May 11, Mother's Day. Spears, the mother of three children with ex-husband Jamie Spears, had been working with a Michigan-based freelancer since March on the memoir chronicling Spears' experiences raising a family in the public eye.

Jamie Lynn Spears, star of Nickelodeon's "Zoey 101" and sister of Britney, told OK! magazine in its new issue that she's expecting her first child and the father is boyfriend Casey Aldridge.

Nobles and representatives for Britney Spears said they did not know how Lynne Spears could be reached for comment about the status of her book.


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Lynne Spears, mother of singer Britney Spears is shown at the premiere of the film 'Monster House,' in this July 17, 2006, file photo in Los Angeles.Spears' book about parenting has been delayed indefinitely, her publisher said Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007,. Lindsey Nobles, a spokeswoman for Christian book publisher Thomas Nelson Inc., said Wednesday that the memoir by the mother of Britney Spears was put on hold last week. She declined to comment on whether the delay was connected to the revelation that Spears' 16-year-old daughter, Jamie Lynn, is pregnant. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, file)


1 posted on 12/19/2007 12:19:11 PM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

The good news is Lynne was just named spokesperson for ‘We B Trailers!’ in Little Rock!


2 posted on 12/19/2007 12:20:39 PM PST by Badeye (No thanks, Huck, I'm not whitewashing the fence for you this election cycle)
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To: NormsRevenge

If Nickelodeon keeps her on that show I will be disappointed beyond words.


3 posted on 12/19/2007 12:21:27 PM PST by T.Smith
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To: NormsRevenge

She probably has to rewrite a bit of her book after the recent news, or else add another chapter.

Is it really a “parenting book” ? That would be rich...


4 posted on 12/19/2007 12:22:35 PM PST by tips up
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To: NormsRevenge

Maybe she could write a book for kids called “Bi-Curious George and the Curfew Clown Make Friends”.


5 posted on 12/19/2007 12:23:59 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (I think I'll buy everyone a carbon credit for Christmas.)
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To: NormsRevenge

She’ll probably be Time magazine’s Woman of the Year.


6 posted on 12/19/2007 12:25:11 PM PST by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: NormsRevenge

Have no idea why anyone would think she is a good role model for motherhood.


7 posted on 12/19/2007 12:26:01 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: NormsRevenge

‘Pop Culture Mom: A Real Story of Fame and Family in a Tabloid World” was initially scheduled for release May 11, Mother’s Day.’

My wife has a suggestion for a new title that would allow the scheduled release with minimum hassle.

‘Pop Culture Mom; A Real Story of Raising Your Grandchildren in a Tabloid World’.

(I married up, as you can tell)


8 posted on 12/19/2007 12:26:19 PM PST by Badeye (No thanks, Huck, I'm not whitewashing the fence for you this election cycle)
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To: NormsRevenge

You’d think so?

Parenting advice from Brit and Jamie’s parent....

I’d prefer driving lessons from Stevie Wonder or Rosie O Donnell’s book on dieting and class.


9 posted on 12/19/2007 12:27:16 PM PST by max americana
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To: NormsRevenge
Not scrappleface?
10 posted on 12/19/2007 12:29:15 PM PST by unspun (God save us from egos -- especially our own.)
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To: tips up
Is it really a “parenting book” ? That would be rich...

yeah, it'll be filed in the "what not to do" section.
11 posted on 12/19/2007 12:29:17 PM PST by absolootezer0 (white male christian hetero married gun toting SUV driving motorcycle riding conservative smoker)
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To: NormsRevenge

The really pathetic part is that Thomas Nelson Books was supposed to publish this trash. I would have thought that they’d be a little bit more discerning than to offer a contract to the mother of a human train wreck and what looks like to be a really serious human car accident


12 posted on 12/19/2007 12:31:38 PM PST by cyclotic (Support Scouting-Raising boys to be men, and politically incorrect at the same time.)
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To: unspun

Nope, I hear ya tho.


13 posted on 12/19/2007 12:32:14 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... ICE’s toll-free tip hotline —1-866-DHS-2-ICE ... 9/11 .. Never FoRGeT)
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To: tips up

Lynne Spears’ parenting book title “Don’t Make the Same Mistakes I Made. Dos and and Don’ts for stage parents....
might work.


14 posted on 12/19/2007 12:32:22 PM PST by LottieDah (Democrats and liberals, they never fail to disappoint.)
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To: NormsRevenge
If the daughter is only 16, why isn’t the boyfriend being charged with statutory rape?
15 posted on 12/19/2007 12:32:48 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

I have heard that asked a few times since the announcement.

Good question.


16 posted on 12/19/2007 12:33:46 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... ICE’s toll-free tip hotline —1-866-DHS-2-ICE ... 9/11 .. Never FoRGeT)
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To: T.Smith

I am just going to forbid my kids from watching it.

Man, she was so cute — I was so hoping she received half an ounce of brains and wouldn’t go the same way as her sister.


17 posted on 12/19/2007 12:34:00 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: LottieDah

Two words for Lynn Spears and her dysfunctional family.....

WHITE TRASH!!!!!!!!


18 posted on 12/19/2007 12:44:03 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: T.Smith

Nickelodeon firing her would be a dumb move, leaves them open to a HUGE lawsuit. Most likely she will get a very large payment from Nickelodeon in exchange for he agreement not to sue for wrongful termination. I’m not sure what California laws are on maternity leave, but I assume they are rather nice for expectant mothers compared to other states.


19 posted on 12/19/2007 12:44:03 PM PST by Bastiat_Fan
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To: oh8eleven

16 is the age of consent in many states. Plus he’s only 19, and it’s unusual for a 3 year age difference to be considered staturory rape


20 posted on 12/19/2007 12:48:06 PM PST by Bastiat_Fan
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To: NormsRevenge

I said it before....
Her writing a parenting book is like me writing a book of housekeeping hints.

Ok, I have a few, but they are a bit unorthodox.


21 posted on 12/19/2007 12:49:11 PM PST by najida (As God is my witness! The cockatoos ate my breakfast..)
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To: NormsRevenge

“How to Become a Grandmother in 17 Years”

“How to Gravy Train Off Your Junkie Daughter’s Career”


22 posted on 12/19/2007 12:50:29 PM PST by trumandogz (Hunter Thompson 2008)
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To: NormsRevenge

Just looking for the silver lining in this whole disturbing mess, but at least Jamie Lynne is not killing the child. It would have been very easy to get rid of this problem, at least she’s doing the right thing, not the easy thing.


23 posted on 12/19/2007 12:54:55 PM PST by garv (Conservatism in '08)
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To: NormsRevenge

bookmark


24 posted on 12/19/2007 12:57:20 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: trumandogz
“How to Gravy Train Off Your Junkie Daughter’s Career”

Co-authored by Dina Lohan.

25 posted on 12/19/2007 12:58:59 PM PST by T.Smith
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To: NormsRevenge
"A high school student who lives in Louisiana, Jamie Lynn Spears reportedly met the father, Casey Aldridge, the son of a Tennessee papermill worker, at church."

If nothing else, the girl has class and good taste. She was knocked up by a guy she met in Church! Praise the Lord!

26 posted on 12/19/2007 1:04:57 PM PST by Nonstatist
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To: Nonstatist
You think that's funny, My ex wife was banging one of our deacons.
27 posted on 12/19/2007 1:42:02 PM PST by GreenOgre (mohammed is the false prophet of a false god.)
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To: garv

That’s what I was thinking; this probably happens more often than is reported, but a quick application of the suck-o-matic keeps it all on the down-low.


28 posted on 12/19/2007 1:45:02 PM PST by LongElegantLegs (Kill them with kindness, then taser them for fun.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I am honestly disappointed. It would have been the comedy hit of the winter season.


29 posted on 12/19/2007 4:34:24 PM PST by vikk
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh darn. I was so looking forward to it.


30 posted on 12/19/2007 4:44:10 PM PST by Sue Perkick (And I hope that what I’ve done here today doesn’t force you to have a negative opinion of me….)
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To: oh8eleven
He should be charged with statutory rape. Was she 15 when she became pregnant? If he is not charged, then maybe somebody was bribed.

I cannot believe they would have Spears mom write a book on parenting. A dysfunctional family. Britney is not my idea of a wonderful daughter and not the kind of a women I would like my son to bring home.

31 posted on 12/19/2007 4:44:14 PM PST by Jane Austen
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To: LottieDah

Don’t give these people any ideas...


32 posted on 12/20/2007 4:09:22 AM PST by utahagen
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To: garv

Just because I oppose abortion doesn’t mean I have to look on the bright side when a high-profile sixteen year old gets pregnant and sells her story to OK magazine. Jamie Lynn Spears’s very young age and celebrity status will lead to imitators whose pregnancies will end in out-of-wedlock pregnancies AND abortions. In light of this, I find no consolation in the fact that JLS did not choose abortion.


33 posted on 12/20/2007 4:23:32 AM PST by utahagen
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To: SeaHawkFan

Will this be the third grandchild in that family who has a mom who is not interested in being a MOM? These girls have been sexualized since childhood and being sexy seems to be the only skill their mother has taught them. Who needs instructions from this
“Grandmother?” There obviously hasn’t been any training on how to be a respectable, decent, honorable, caring, and nuturing woman who can raise a child in an environment of love.


34 posted on 12/20/2007 4:53:04 AM PST by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: NormsRevenge
"I can tell you that we are standing behind Lynne and supporting her decision to be with her family at this time," Nobles told The Associated Press.

I can see your lips are moving, but all I hear is "blah, blah, blah".

35 posted on 12/20/2007 5:44:07 AM PST by Ignatz (Did you know before the internal combustion engine, global warming/cooling never occurred? [/SARC])
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To: Bastiat_Fan
Plus he’s only 19, and it’s unusual for a 3 year age difference to be considered staturory rape.
Please, age difference has nothing to do with it.
Good luck in boot camp - Semper Fi ...
36 posted on 12/20/2007 6:20:47 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: NormsRevenge
Delayed to include this latest scandal with possible statutory rape charges to follow? That should add considerably to its saleability.
38 posted on 12/20/2007 7:15:53 AM PST by Jane Austen
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To: oh8eleven

I disagree, age difference has everything to do with it. Would you charge a 17 year old with staruatory rape for having sex with a 16 year old?


39 posted on 12/20/2007 7:23:06 AM PST by Bastiat_Fan
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To: NormsRevenge
When is Britney's book coming out?

40 posted on 12/20/2007 7:26:05 AM PST by evets (beer)
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To: Jane Austen

***I cannot believe they would have Spears mom write a book on parenting.***

Maybe the Spears mom and the Lohan mom could collaborate.


45 posted on 12/20/2007 9:26:23 AM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (****************************Stop Continental Drift**)
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To: evets

That picture is the reason men fawn all over her for sure


46 posted on 12/20/2007 9:30:08 AM PST by Rightly Biased (Courage is not the lack of fear it is acting in spite of it<><)
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To: Bastiat_Fan
16 is the age of consent in many states. Plus he’s only 19, and it’s unusual for a 3 year age difference to be considered staturory rape

In Oregon all sex under age 18 is ILLEGAL. Adults having sex with girls under 18 is statutory rape. Not sure about California, probably more liberal.

47 posted on 12/20/2007 11:15:11 AM PST by Jack Black
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To: Jack Black
According to this site: LINK the age of consent in LA is 17.

Some prosecutor could get real famous real fast. Might not be a bad idea as far as his political career goes.

48 posted on 12/20/2007 11:20:24 AM PST by Jack Black
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To: evets

So this is what Britney looks like when the makeup artists are not around and the photo is not airbrushed.


49 posted on 12/21/2007 6:14:46 AM PST by Jane Austen
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To: Jack Black

I may be wrong, but I sex most likely occurred in Louisiana, I think that’s where they met (at church no less). So they’d have to prove which state it occurred in on top of everything.

The one thing I think everyone is missing is the fact she could have “had it taken care of” but she didn’t. She did not have an abortion, but chose instead to keep it, despite the fact that this will damage her career IMMENSELY, and likely cost her millions of dollars. She was dumb, yes, but at least she has owned up to it. I suspect that a number of teen actresses, when confronted with this same situation, have chosen to kill the baby.


50 posted on 12/21/2007 7:50:23 PM PST by Bastiat_Fan
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