To be honest, we have no way to verify whether or not the following Britney Spears body-double casting notice, which landed in our inbox with only a single, introductory sentence reading, "Check this out - this shiz is real..." is, as claimed, real shiz. Still, the risks involved in not passing this incredible employment opportunity along to our readers seemed to outweigh all others:
So here is a little casting that my agency has posted! Proof that nothing is as it seems in Hollywood:
Photo double / Female / Caucasian / 18 - 25 /
We are casting for a Britney Spears body double for her Blender Magazine photoshoot. You must have shoulder to medium length blonde hair.
This person must also be in shape! 5'2" to 5'5". This will be a take off of a Bert Stern photograph of Marilyn Monroe in bed, from the last shoot before her death. Your face will not be shown in the final photograph/cover. You will just be her toned-fit body"
Now that we read it again, we're really beginning to have doubts: The implication that Blender would somehow further exploit the tattered pop princess by having her face grafted onto someone else's body for a photoshoot recreating the last days of Marilyn seems almost too outrageous to be true, as any art director would be perfectly happy using Spears's current frame to effectively evoke the iconic, full-figured blonde bombshell tumbling helplessly down a dark well paved in self-destruction.