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Britney Spears Denies Claim She Doesn't Sing in 'Scream and Shout'

February 15, 2013 (6:09 am) GMT
A representative for the 'Womanizer' hitmaker slams female rapper Eve's claim that it isn't Spears who sings in the will.i.am-featured song.

Deep in negotiations for her Las Vegas residency, ' team had to address a minor distraction which came in the form of an off-the-cuff remark made by female rap star . In a recent interview on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live", Eve inadvertently started rumors that Spears might have pulled off a Milli Vanilli on 's "Scream & Shout" track.

"I heard that might not be Britney," Eve blurted as host asked British TV chef about Spears' mock British accent on the up-tempo track. "That's what I heard. But, you know I don't know. It could be Britney, but I heard it wasn't. I don't know though, I don't know."

Spears' representative has slammed Eve's diss, saying it's "completely not true. Britney absolutely sings on 'Scream & Shout'." Spears reportedly sang her team-up track with the frontman with a distinct British accent for his fans in the U.K., where the songwriter and record producer is apparently more commercially successful as a solo artist compared to in the U.S.

While Eve replied to the ongoing issue by saying her words had been twisted and interpreted wrongly, Spears tried to overshadow the new negative publicity with the help of will.i.am and a host of other hip-hop stars, via the remix of "Scream & Shout". , , Hit-Boy and join the two original collaborators for the remix version in a video which was dropped on Valentine's Day.

will.i.am's "Scream & Shout" Music Video (Remix) Feat. Britney Spears, Hit-Boy, Waka Flocka Flame, Lil Wayne & P. Diddy

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