In her new video for “Criminal,” her fourth single from Femme Fatale, Spears acts out a romantic heist/robbery/forbidden love with real-life love Jason Trawick– complete with multiple naked sex scenes.
The good stuff: Spears looks great — the weave is working for her and the video plotline has a fun story that isn’t just Britney slithering against a wall.
Although it is a Spears video — there’s still a little slithering. Check out the maybe NSFW video below:
I kind of really like it. Sure, she’s not dancing, but honestly, after seeing some of her recent attempts, I think it’s best her team decided to just forgo dancing altogether and give her something else to do: Sexytimes with her boyfriend!
The pair engage in steamy shower sex that puts Spears’ solo steam-room escapades from “Womanizier” to shame. The woman who gave us Britney & Kevin: Chaotic certainly isn’t going to be concerned about boundaries. I’m not loving the abuse going on at the beginning of the vid, but it does give us the set up to allow Spears to be her sassy self: “So you’re not working the street corner tonight I see.” LOVE.
Other highlights: The explosive finish of Trawick and Spears making out in the middle of a shootout was pretty awesomely good-girl-gone-bad for Spears. And you’ve got to chuckle at the blatant Britney perfume product placement at :40. Spot any other Spears-endorsed products?
What do you think? Where do you think “Criminal” ranks among her other vids? Is it her best off Femme Fatale? (This writer says Yes!!!)