Here's your chance to own a pop culture moment: the iconic Britney Spears and Madonna VMA kiss is now being sold as an NFT.
Despite the discussions about the long-term environmental impact of NFTs, it seems that they are going nowhere. You've taken over music, art, cinema, and now an iconic moment in pop culture.
As reported by TMZ, John Shearer – who photographed Britney and Madonna's kiss while appearing on the 2003 MTV VMAs – is auctioning the photo on Cryptograph, an NFT marketplace.
The kiss, which has become one of the most important moments in pop culture of the 2000s, came at a time when MTV was under attack for broadcasting "obnoxious" content that often featured depictions of same-sex relationships. Since the actual event, the kiss has appeared on several “best of” lists.
“Madonna, who appeared with both Britney and Christina, was a big event in itself, but no one – not even the MTV people – expected what happened. It's one of the most memorable moments of all time, "a source told Digital Spy in 2010.
Madonna – who teamed up with Britney on Me Against The Music in 2003 and is preparing to release her documentary Madame X – also recently joined Britney in her struggle to break free from her conservatory.
"Give this woman her life back," wrote Madonna about a picture of her wearing a Britnet Spears T-shirt. “Slavery was abolished so long ago! Death to the greedy patriarchy that has done this to women for centuries. This is a violation of human rights! Britney, we're coming to get you out of jail! "
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Last week, after 13 years, Spears & # 39; Father finally deposed as her restorer in a groundbreaking step. At the hearing, Judge Brenda Penny – who also chaired Britney's June hearing in which the star gave a harrowing testimony of the abusive circumstances of her conservatory – agreed that Spears' situation was a "toxic environment" and her father's immediate suspension need.
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