Fans of pop star Britney Spears have launched a petition to replace Confederate monuments in New Orleans with statues in the likeness of the Louisiana-born singer. In a change.org petition addressed to Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and other state officials, Rayne native Kassie Thibodeaux wrote that the “Oops I Did It Again” singer is an “inspiration to millions,” and would thus be a perfect candidate to replace any Confederate monuments in the city.“Before becoming one

of the world’s most important and influential pop legends, Britney Spears was living life in a small southern town by the name of Kentwood, Louisiana,” the petition reads. “Not only has Britney proven her talent, but she’s proven her strength of character by not only overcoming highly publicized mental breakdown, but by continuously working towards improving herself.” READ MORE