Britney Spears Celebrates Historic Memoir Sales from Telling Her Truth

Pop icon Britney Spears is on cloud nine as her latest memoir, "The Woman In Me," has achieved a remarkable milestone by selling a staggering 1.1 million copies within its first week on the shelves. The reported numbers encompass pre-orders, physical copies, e-books, and the much-acclaimed audiobook format, solidifying Britney's status as a literary sensation.

Expressing her heartfelt gratitude to fans worldwide, Britney released a statement through PEOPLE, stating, “I poured my heart and soul into my memoir, and I am grateful to my fans and readers around the world for their unwavering support.” The success of the audiobook, featuring an introduction by Britney herself and narrated by actress Michelle Williams, has propelled it to become the fastest-selling audio product in the history of Gallery Books, the publisher behind the memoir.

Gallery Books revealed that the demand for "The Woman In Me" is so overwhelming that they are in the process of a fourth printing, which will contribute to the hardcover copies in print reaching over 1.4 million. The book, published in 26 languages and territories, has achieved the prestigious status of a #1 bestseller, with approximately 2.4 million copies in print globally.

Jennifer Bergstrom, Senior Vice President and Publisher of Gallery Books, shared her excitement, stating, “The Woman in Me has been the subject of intense interest since it was announced and has received outstanding critical acclaim since its publication.” She added, “It is selling in extraordinary numbers across all editions worldwide, and we expect strong sales to continue throughout the holiday season and beyond.”

Britney Spears, who has refrained from traditional promotional activities for the book, has notched up an impressive achievement with "The Woman In Me." The memoir delves into her rise to fame, her relationship with Justin Timberlake, including personal revelations about a pregnancy and abortion during their time together, and her life under a restrictive 13-year conservatorship.

Taking to social media, Britney expressed her excitement and appreciation, tweeting, “Thank you to all the fans who made #TheWomanInMe a #1 @nytimes bestseller. It means the world to me! Love you all!” Despite the lack of traditional promotional appearances, the memoir's success is a testament to the enduring fascination and support of Britney's fans.

While Britney initially claimed the title of the "highest-selling celebrity memoir in history," the numbers revealed that it falls short of Prince Harry's memoir, "Spare," which sold 1.6 million copies in the U.S. during its first week in January. Nevertheless, Britney's achievement is significant and has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the literary landscape, captivating readers with her candid and powerful storytelling.

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