Spears acknowledged around this time that Madonna was an important influence on her."I remember being in my living room and watching her on TV.
She appeared nervous on stage, sluggishly dancing and poorly lip-synching.
A few days later, Spears was charged in connection to a hit-and-run incident in a parking lot.
She had to undergo surgery to correct a knee injury, forcing her to cancel the last part of her tour.
Spears and Federline married on September 18, 2004, in Studio City, California. Spears covered the Bobby Brown hit "My Prerogative," which seemed to be her way of talking back to her critics and lashing out about the media frenzy that continually surrounded her.
The recording sold more than 5 million copies, although it wasn't as successful as .