Spears and Federline married on September 18, 2004, in Studio City, California. Spears covered the Bobby Brown hit "My Prerogative," which seemed to be her way of talking back to her critics and lashing out about the media frenzy that continually surrounded her.
The recording sold more than 5 million copies, although it wasn't as successful as .
She married her childhood friend Jason Alexander in Las Vegas, but the union was annulled two days later.
She then got involved with backup dancer Kevin Federline.
Spears experienced some troubles in her professional life around this time.
Calling her behavior "irresponsible" and "troubling," Mineta said that Spears was sending "the wrong message to millions of her fans." Spears apologized for the incident, claiming that she just wanted to get away from the paparazzi.
A few days later, Spears was charged in connection to a hit-and-run incident in a parking lot.
Spears wasn't the only member of her family making headlines in 2007, however.
The following year, Spears created some headlines for her actions at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards.
She and fellow former Mouseketeer Christina Aguilera shared a kiss with pop superstar Madonna during a performance.