Britney Spears controversy sparks sales

Public send latest single into the charts

Britney Spears‘ recent troubles has sparked an upsurge in her UK record sales.

The star’s last single, 2007’s ‘Piece Of Me’, has re-entered the chart at Number 19.

Spears reportedly had a bust-up with US TV psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw after he allegedly tried to visit her at the Ceders-Sinai Medical Centre.

Spears had been staying at the Centre after having a highly-public melt-down. McGraw had claimed that Spears was in need of “psychological and medical attention”.

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