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Britney Spears reveals what she 'really looks like' in candid photo

The Toxic singer shared the snapshot on Instagram

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Gemma Strong
Gemma StrongOnline Digital News Director
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Britney Spears has been applauded by her fans after posting a candid photo on Instagram.

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The Toxic singer shunned her usual glitz and glam in order to show her followers what she "really looks like on a daily basis".

The photograph shows Britney, 38, posing in the hallway of her home, dressed down in a checked shirt, jeans and sandals. Her long blonde hair is pulled back in a half-ponytail and she appears makeup-free and wearing her glasses as she prepares to tackle some household chores.

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She wrote in her caption: "Instagram versus Reality!!!! I wanted to show you what I really look like on a daily basis!!!!

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"I can get insecure when photos are taken of me that I'm not prepared for….. So I have always put so much effort into my appearance … but you know sometimes it's nice to not try so hard and pull down your walls every now and then!!!! It takes a lot of strength to do that!!!

britney spears real life photo© Photo: Instagram

Britney showed fans what she 'really looks like' in a new photo

"PS another fun fact about me …. instead of cheerleading I played ball in school and I was the point guard … I called the shots but dear God we sucked … we only won 3 games each season!!!!! Psss in these pics ….. I was trying to fix a light but realised I was too short!!!!"

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The singer pictured with boyfriend Sam Asghari

"Queen of DAILY BASIS, basketball and fixing lights!!" one fan commented on the post, while another told the star: "More pics like this!!!! Natural and cute!"

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It comes after Britney took to Instagram to celebrate her boys' birthdays. She shared a sweet message for sons Jayden James, who turned 14 on 12 September, and Sean Preston, who was 15 on 14 September.

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Britney with her sons, Jayden James and Sean Preston

She wrote: "My two lil men’s birthdays are this week!!!!!! You guys are getting older and so big and are waaay cooler than me!!!!! I love you both to the moon and back ….. And I hope all of your bday wishes come true and more!!!!!"

Britney shares her children with ex-husband Kevin Federline. The former couple met in 2004 and married nearly three months later in a surprise ceremony. After the births of their sons, the pair split in 2007.

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