Britney Spears meets Aaron Paul in a perfectly titled mashup

It's Breaking Brit, bitch.

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Oct 8, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 4:44 am CDT

Britney Spears’s new single, “Work, Bitch,” was released last month; the video followed last week. It’s a minimalist dance track: Spears lists all the things a person might want (a hot body, a Maserati), and how to get them (“You better work, bitch”). It’s an ode to the American Dream, or maybe Marxism, disguised as a club anthem. (Ronan Farrow might have the best tweet about it yet.)

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On Twitter yesterday, Spears and Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul had an exchange about the video, which, naturally, led to a mashup, courtesy of What’s Trending.

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@aaronpaul_8 Omg I can’t believe you tweeted me. I love watching your show. Huge fan and yes, we can dance anytime!

— Britney Spears (@britneyspears) October 7, 2013

The parallels are sort of perfect, actually: The video takes place in the desert, and Spears’s refrain of “bitch” is subbed out for Paul’s many iterations. “It’s Britney, bitch” even finds a mirror in Walter White.

Even more synchronicity: Aaron Paul is actually featured on a track called “Dance Bitch.”

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Screengrab via What’s Trending/YouTube

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*First Published: Oct 8, 2013, 12:20 pm CDT