AP gets an obit together on Britney

Here's a sure sign that things aren't going well for you. Associated Press began writing Britney Spears' obituary last month, just in case it's needed unexpectedly. The wire service prepares a lot of obits in advance, but I wonder how many are done on 20-somethings. Entertainment editor Jesse Washington is quoted in US magazine:

"We are not wishing it, but if Britney passed away, it’s easily one of the biggest stories in a long time...

"I think one would agree that Britney seems at risk right now. Of course, we would never wish any type of misfortune on anybody and hope that we would never have to use it until 50 years from now…but if something were to happen, we would have to be prepared."

This may be even weirder: four paparazzi were arrested while chasing Spears last night — near Woodman and Plummer way up in Mission Hills.

Speaking of paparazzi: My lunch with Katherine Heigel, at Native Intelligence.

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