Entertainment: Britney Spears comes for Catholic church over perceived wedding snub

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The father, the son and the holy Spears.

Britney Spears continues to air her grievances, and she's now zeroed in on the Catholic church. On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the pop star said she wanted to get married in a specific church, but she was denied because she's not a practicing Catholic.

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"This is where I originally wanted to get married during COVID ????????‍♀️ !!!!" she wrote alongside an Instagram image of a couple getting married at the altar. "I wanted to go every Sunday … it's beautiful and they said it was temporarily shut down due to COVID !!!! Then 2 years later when I wanted to get married there they said I had to be catholic and go through TEST !!!!"

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Still clearly peeved over the situation, Britney asked her Instagram followers, "Isn't church supposed to be open to all ????????????‍♀️⛪️ ????"

Britney was raised Southern Baptist but has also studied Kabbalah.


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The "Toxic" singer and Sam Asghari ended up tying the knot in the backyard of her home in June. The nuptials were attended by Paris Hilton, Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore, Madonna and more.

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Although several of the pop star's most committed fans supported her, several others felt that Britney was a little out of bounds.

"You have to be Catholic to get married in a Catholic Church. It's always been that way," one person said, according to Page Six. Another told Brit, "Some traditions need to be respected Britney."

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"I love Britney Spears but Catholic Churches are for the weddings of Catholics, and we shouldn't be expected to bend the rules of our church to accommodate those who just want to be apart of an aesthetic," a third noted.

Britney has since taken down the Instagram post, but several Twitter followers uploaded screenshots of the church chastising.

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